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2019-09-19 - The Global Reach of GDPR

GIPO observatory - Thu, 19/09/2019 - 18:18
It isn’t that no one saw it coming.  After all, today’s regimen of European Union General Data Protection Regulations had been crafted under public scrutiny since 2012 and in full force since May 2018.  But its implementation left a degree of uncertainty, particularly among multinationals. read more Security

2019-09-18 - Comcast Offers 'Xfinity Flex' for Free to Broadband-Only Subs

GIPO observatory - Wed, 18/09/2019 - 18:17
Video streaming platform features a video client, voice remote and integration with Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video and, soon, an upgrade path to Comcast's full pay-TV service. Development

2019-09-18 - Finally, Facebook Put Someone in Charge

GIPO observatory - Wed, 18/09/2019 - 18:17
Finally, Facebook Put Someone in Charge home community icon-community Finally, Facebook Put Someone in Charge Sep 18, 2019 Media, Democracy, %26 Public Discourse evelyn douek Share To icon--facebook icon--twitter Deciding which postings to take down is a difficult... Security

2019-09-18 - Benton Foundation Renamed Benton Institute for Broadband and Society, Renewed Focus on Advanced Internet Networks

GIPO observatory - Wed, 18/09/2019 - 18:17
On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband %26 Society, elevating the institution’s focus of ensuring that the benefits of advanced broadband networks are felt in every corner of the country. “All Americans should have access to... Development Sociocultural

2019-09-16 - DoH Creates More Problems Than It Solves

GIPO observatory - Mon, 16/09/2019 - 18:17
Unlike most new IETF standards, DNS over HTTPS has been a magnet for controversy since the DoH working group was chartered on 2017. The proposed standard was intended to improve the performance of address resolutions while also improving their privacy and integrity, but it's unclear that it... Infrastructure and Standardisation Human Rights Security Legal Sociocultural

2019-09-13 - Huawei considers selling its 5G patents, licenses to Western buyer: Reports

GIPO observatory - Fri, 13/09/2019 - 18:15
  Chinese vendor Huawei’s founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei has proposed selling the company’s current 5G know-how to a Western company as a way to address security concerns by the U.S. and other Western countries, according to interviews published by The Economist and The New York Times. Ren told the... Economic

2019-09-13 - New SIM Card Flaw Lets Hackers Hijack Any Phone Just By Sending SMS, 1 Billion Phones At Risk

GIPO observatory - Fri, 13/09/2019 - 18:15
It seems as though we can’t escape a single day without hearing about a new widespread security exploit that puts us all at risk. Today, the new attack taking center stage is called Simjacker, and it was revealed by the folks at AdaptiveMobile Security. Simjacker is a potential cyber threat to all... Economic Security

2019-09-07 - Australia’s 2020 Cyber Security Strategy: a call for views

GIPO observatory - Sat, 07/09/2019 - 18:13
2019-09-04 00:00:00 | Discussion paper Department of Home Affairs (Australia) Government of Australia [field_teaser] Communication, Science Security

2019-09-06 - Lego sets out its plans for cross-channel expansion

GIPO observatory - Fri, 06/09/2019 - 18:13
Lego says it will expand online and through stores in coming months as it looks to bring its products to more children around the world Economic

2019-09-06 - What Sainsbury’s has learned from the trial of its first till-free store

GIPO observatory - Fri, 06/09/2019 - 18:13
Sainsbury’s says that three months of testing the UK’s first till-free store has shown it that not all of its customers are ready to do away with the cash desk altogether Economic

2019-09-06 - Google Maps Is Still Directing Women Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics — and a Memorial for the ‘Unborn’

GIPO observatory - Fri, 06/09/2019 - 18:13
There’s just one abortion clinic left in North Dakota, and it’s in Fargo. But if you’re searching for a clinic around the state’s second-largest city, Google Maps won’t tell you about it. Instead, searching Google Maps for “Where can I get an abortion in Bismarck, North Dakota?” will bring up... Security

2019-09-06 - T-Mobile Employees Want Promises They Won't Be Fired Post Merger

GIPO observatory - Fri, 06/09/2019 - 18:13
We've noted repeatedly how the Sprint, T-Mobile merger isn't great. There's forty years of history showing how telecom industry megamergers almost always result in less competition, higher prices, and fewer jobs, and this deal is no exception. Eliminating one of just four US wireless... Development Legal

2019-09-06 - CCA exploring the 5G prospects in rural America, CEO says

GIPO observatory - Fri, 06/09/2019 - 18:13
The CCA convention will have a real theme around a variety of issues related to 5G The Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) annual convention is just around the corner, and CCA President %26 CEO Steven Berry told RCR Wireless News what to expect from this year’s programming. Most of the topics... Development

2019-09-03 - Four Sisters For Developing Countries - Information Security, Spam, Electronic Governance and Data Protection » FoIGF

GIPO observatory - Tue, 03/09/2019 - 18:12
Four Sisters For Developing Countries - Information Security, Spam, Electronic Governance and Data Protection » FoIGF What is the purpose of your visit to the IGF website today? I'm trying to find a specific piece of information I'm looking for the answer to a particular question I'm... Infrastructure and Standardisation Legal Sociocultural Security

2019-09-01 - New CIHR Director: internet changed the way we work, move and vote – Centre for Internet & Human Rights

GIPO observatory - Sun, 01/09/2019 - 18:10
New CIHR Director: internet changed the way we work, move and vote – Centre for Internet & Human Rights Skip to content Centre for Internet & Human Rights Primary Navigation Menu Menu About News People Research Research Publications Join Contact New CIHR Director: internet changed the way... Legal

2019-08-31 - OECD Open Forum on Malware » FoIGF

GIPO observatory - Sat, 31/08/2019 - 18:10
OECD Open Forum on Malware » FoIGF What is the purpose of your visit to the IGF website today? I'm trying to find a specific piece of information I'm looking for the answer to a particular question I'm researching a particular topic I'm just browsing What information are you... Infrastructure and Standardisation Security Economic

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