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Does the ICANN Board putting its thumb on the scale, change the status quo assumption of a Policy Development Process (PDP)? The primary assumption of most PDPs is that, in the absence of consensus for change, the status quo remains. Otherwise, Policy would be made by fiat by the PDP's Chair...
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Fabio Nascimbeni (Fellow Centro Nexa)
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Image credit: Electronic Frontier Foundation [CC-BY].Global Voices seeks pitches for analytical stories on threats to human rights in the digital space. The stories will be published as part of UPROAR, a project by Small Media that urges governments to address challenges at the Universal Periodic...
The 5G use cases span a number of different industry sectors
After speaking with over 1,000 IT decision-makers at U.S. and U.K. enterprises, Nokia released a new study called “Mapping demand: The 5G opportunity in enterprise for communications service providers,” which revealed the top five 5G use...
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Canadian telecommunications operator Bell announced the launch of its commercial 5G service in the country.
In a release, the carrier said that the 5G service is already available in Montréal, the Greater Toronto Area, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.
Bell also said its initial 5G service will...
As non-essential retailers prepare to open their UK shops again, The Works and Games Workshop today shared insights on how their businesses have fared as a result of lockdown
New official figures today suggest GDP (gross domestic product) from retail fell by 8.9%25 in the three months to April 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown
The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority has revised its tariff structure and has announced the following with effect from the 11th of June.
The New Tariff
Consumption Bands kWhPrice ZWL$First 500.4951 – 2001.08201 – 3002.94301+4.61
The Old Tarriff
Consumption Bands kWhPrice ZWL$First...
Non-essential retailers – and their staff – face a very different environment from the one they left behind on March 23 when they closed their shops. Confidence will be an important factor for retailers, their staff, and their customers. How can retailers achieve this, and what tools might help...
The Hut Group, whose brands in the areas of beauty, nutrition, luxury and lifestyle range from Myprotein to Coggles, has reported group sales of £1.1bn its latest financial year
Africa’s largest telecommunications company is facing allegations that it paid of terrorist groups in order to protect their business interests in Afghanistan.
MTN is the eighth largest telecommunications company in the world operating in 22 countries. They have three operations in...
The Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling on Canada’s anti-spam law puts to rest persistent claims that the law is unconstitutional. As discussed at length in my earlier post, the court firmly rejected the constitutional arguments in finding that the law addresses a real problem and has proven...
Microsoft’s Azure Security Center (ASC) recently identified an attack campaign that targets Kubeflow, a machine learning toolkit for Kubernetes.
With companies needing to support remote working strategies and with a rise in demand for cloud-based business continuity tools and services during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is expected that the global cloud market size will grow from $233 billion in 2019 to reach $295 billion by 2021. The...
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Amazon has announced that it will implement a one year ban on law enforcement from using its facial recognition platform, Rekognition.
“We’re implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology. We will continue to allow organizations like Thorn, the...
Lonestar Cell MTN has announced that Access Bank customers can now connect their bank accounts to their MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) accounts – this means that customers can conveniently send money from their MoMo accounts directly to their bank accounts.
To use this service, Access Bank customers need...
11 June 2020 Financial TimesResearchers are turning to wearable technologies such as Fitbits and Apple Watches in a new bid to tackle coronavirus, using them to gather large volumes of real-time patient data to track the course of the disease.
Since Windows was first released, people have been modifying variants of the world-famous operating system to better fit their individual requirements.
Many of these tweaks can be carried out using tools provided within the software itself but the recently-released Ninjutsu OS aims to take Windows...
Worldlink is serving 51%25 of its customers in Nepal over IPv6.
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One of these days, we writers at Techdirt will put our collective and enormous heads together, and come up with an actual proposed mathematical formula that should be applied whenever a company first announces a security or account breach, so that the public can calculate what that breach count...