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State Dept. acknowledges NETmundial as 'Security Council' effort fails

State Dept. acknowledges NETmundial as 'Security Council' effort fails | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
The major problem with a "Security Council" model of governance is that it gives sides that are almost guaranteed to disagree with each other veto power. So the idea itself is being vetoed.
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Net neutrality rules should be same for all: Telcos

Net neutrality rules should be same for all: Telcos | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Read more about Net neutrality rules should be same for all: Telcos on Business Standard. The industry also invoked affordability and the crying need for better broadband penetration as key considerations while formulating principles of net neutrality
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Why South Africa voted against Internet freedom

Why South Africa voted against Internet freedom | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
South Africa’s delegation to the United Nations has explained why it voted against a resolution for Internet freedom.
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Artificial Intelligence Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe

Artificial Intelligence Is Setting Up the Internet for a Huge Clash With Europe | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Deep learning, the latest in AI technology, could clash with new regulations from the European Union, the world's single largest online market.
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UN agrees to adopt expanded resolution on online speech rights

UN agrees to adopt expanded resolution on online speech rights | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
A vote today by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has agreed to affirm an expanded resolution on online rights. Russia and China had tabled..
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South Africa: DA Demands Answers for SA's UN Vote Against Internet Freedom

South Africa: DA Demands Answers for SA's UN Vote Against Internet Freedom | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Press Release - South Africa's vote against a United Nation (UN) resolution promoting Internet freedom is disturbing but unsurprising, given the ANC-government's penchant for censorship.
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The first big Internet of Things security breach is just around the corner | ZDNet

The first big Internet of Things security breach is just around the corner | ZDNet | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
A huge security breach traced back to an unsecured IoT device will happen within the next two years, warn security experts.
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Government pilots three alternative techs to expedite Digital India plan - The Economic Times

Government pilots three alternative techs to expedite Digital India plan - The Economic Times | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
“We have explored various options to see how things can be implemented speedily and in a cost effective manner,” a senior Niti Aayog official told ET.
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South Africa says no thanks to Internet freedom in UN vote

South Africa says no thanks to Internet freedom in UN vote | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
South Africa has tried to remove provisions from a United Nations resolution that would prevent countries from switching off the Internet for any reason, The…
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Innovation Minister hints at telecom policy, calls for 'open and secure' Internet

Innovation Minister hints at telecom policy, calls for 'open and secure' Internet | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Industry lobbyists have been busy vying for the minister’s ear, with major companies filing 20 communications reports since October
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Thorny Technical Questions Remain for Net Neutrality

Thorny Technical Questions Remain for Net Neutrality | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Despite a significant legal win for network neutrality, it remains unclear how it should work in practice.
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Challenges For The Internet In The Post-Brexit Era

Challenges For The Internet In The Post-Brexit Era | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Brexit has been viewed by some commentators as a protest vote against the globalisation paradigm. As the Internet is the technological basis for globa
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SA to host African Internet Governance Forum

SA to host African Internet Governance Forum | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
This year's African Internet Governance Forum will take place in SA in October. Cabinet has approved a request by the African Union for SA to host th
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The Worst Guide to Digital Security on the Internet Today

The Worst Guide to Digital Security on the Internet Today | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Please, do not follow this advice.
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The Istanbul attacks are a reminder of how crucial internet freedom can be in a crisis

The Istanbul attacks are a reminder of how crucial internet freedom can be in a crisis | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Istanbul, Turkey In one second, the evening went from laughter and camaraderie to frantic messages. I was out with friends late on June 28 when a news alert brought the evening to a halt: Explosions and gunfire at Atatürk Airport, the heart of Turkish tourism and the third largest airport in Europe. As the minutes turne
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New report shares details about the global fixed broadband market - trends, statistics and progress - WhaTech

MarketReportsOnline.com announces Global Fixed Broadband Market - Trends, Statistics and Progress Market Research Report of 177 pages to its research database, complete report is now available at http://www.marketreportsonline.com/484611.html.
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Extreme online security measures to protect your digital privacy – a guide

Extreme online security measures to protect your digital privacy – a guide | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg uses tape over his webcam. Even if you’re not worried about industrial espionage, there’s no such thing as too much security
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Why the Internet of Things May Change How We View Privacy

Why the Internet of Things May Change How We View Privacy | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg famously claimed that privacy was no longer “a social norm,” but the new social norm may not long survive the coming of the Internet of Things.
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Intentionally Banning Access To The Internet Is Not OK, Says U.N.

Intentionally Banning Access To The Internet Is Not OK, Says U.N. | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
The U.N.'s Human Rights Council passed a resolution condemning countries that limit access to the internet, over the opposition o
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Intervenors prepare for Canada's next battle over net neutrality, Internet data pricing

Intervenors prepare for Canada's next battle over net neutrality, Internet data pricing | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
At the centre is differential pricing, a practice where providers charge different prices for different types of Internet traffic
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UN Human Rights Body Condemns Nations Blocking Internet Access

UN Human Rights Body Condemns Nations Blocking Internet Access | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Council says intentional prevention or disruption of access to or dissemination of information online violates international human rights law
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United Nations to vote today to extend human rights to the internet

United Nations to vote today to extend human rights to the internet | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Russia and China not likely to support the move…,Internet ,United Nations,Russia,China,internet
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Brits want faster internet, don't care about security

Brits want faster internet, don't care about security | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
Brits don't really care that much about internet security, but they would love to see their connections just a bit faster, new report says.
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.africa case continues in US court

.africa case continues in US court | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
A California district court found 'ICANN's arguments unavailing', maintaining an injunction that prevents it from delegating the rights to the .afric
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Key decisions likely at ICANN meet in Hyderabad - Times of India

Key decisions likely at ICANN meet in Hyderabad - Times of India | Internet in the news | Scoop.it
A newly democratised International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the powerful body which allocates web addresses and assigns unique protocol numbers on the internet, is likely to take key decisions in its first crucial "post-transition" meeting in Hyderabad from November 3-9.
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