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2020-02-12 - Ericsson providing DSS, indoor radio solutions as operators rethink network deployment

GIPO observatory - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 18:24
  Ericsson took to Mobile World Congress Los Angeles to demonstrate its dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) solution for LTE and 5G NR networks, which supports the dynamic allocation of 4G and 5G traffic. “Ericsson spectrum sharing,” Paul Challoner, Ericsson’s VP of Product Solutions, told RCR Wireless... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-02-12 - The human rights impacts of migration control technologies

GIPO observatory - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 18:24
This is the first blogpost of a series on our new project which brings to the forefront the lived experiences of people on the move as they are impacted by technologies of migration control. The project highlights the need to regulate the opaque technological experimentation documented in and... Legal

2020-02-12 - Cloud extraction: A deep dive on secret mass data collection tech

GIPO observatory - Wed, 12/02/2020 - 18:24
Mobile phones remain the most frequently used and most important digital source for law enforcement investigations. Yet it is not just what is physically stored on the phone that law enforcement are after, but what can be accessed from it, primarily data stored in the “cloud”. This is why law... Human Rights Security Legal

2020-02-11 - Intel’s New Graphic Cards Could Crush Nvidia’s Best

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
Intel could be preparing to release a monster card that would dwarf the output of Nvidia’s top of the range options, cards like Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 Ti, reports Digital Trends. Documents from an internal presentation show details of Intel’s plans, their Xe graphics architecture, for their new... Development

2020-02-11 - Higher Costs and Less Choice: Why Consumers Will Pay the Price for the Broadcast Panel’s Plans to Increase Costs of Internet Services and Sites

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
In the months leading up to the release of the Broadcast and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel report, there was considerable focus on whether it would recommend a “Netflix tax”, a catch-all term that has come to mean digital sales taxes, corporate taxes, and mandated contributions to... Development Legal

2020-02-11 - Google Announces $1 Million Internet Safety Fund for African Children

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
Google has announced a fund of $1 million for Google.org to support new and innovative ideas in the sphere of privacy, trust and safety in order to make online access across sub-Saharan Africa safer for families, and especially children. The ‘Be Internet Awesome programme’ is being launched in... Security

2020-02-11 - Australian government response to the Red Tape Committee report - Effect of red tape on private education: interim report

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
2020-02-04 00:00:00 | Report Government of Australia Government of Australia [field_teaser] Education Sociocultural

2020-02-11 - China Denies U.S. Allegations Over Military 'Hackers'

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
Beijing said Tuesday it never engages in cybertheft, following US indictments of four Chinese army members for alleged involvement in the massive 2017 hacking of credit rating agency Equifax. read more Security

2020-02-11 - .CA Domain Registry Objects to Pirate Site Blocking Order

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
Last November, Canada’s Federal Court approved the first pirate site blockade in the country. Following a complaint from major media companies Rogers, Bell and TVA, the Court ordered several major ISPs to block access to domains and IP-addresses of the pirate IPTV service GoldTV. This is the first... Infrastructure and Standardisation Economic Security Legal

2020-02-11 - ProLabs demonstrates commitment to quality control and compliance

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
ProLabs, a global leader in optical networking infrastructure, is completely invested in the quality of its networking components. To this end, the company’s testbed investment demonstrates its dedication to ensuring that its network components work seamlessly and according to industry... Infrastructure and Standardisation

2020-02-11 - YouTube could widen its range of subscription-streaming services

GIPO observatory - Tue, 11/02/2020 - 18:24
YouTube is taking steps to become the platform of preference when it comes to streaming online content. The Information believes that the company is “considering giving people the ability to sign up, through YouTube, for a wide range of subscription-streaming services”. It’s important to note that... Development

2020-02-10 - Netflix Will Lose and Disney Will Win the Streaming Wars, Predicts Financial Analyst at Tech Policy Institute Event

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
WASHINGTON, February 10, 2020 - Netflix will lose and Disney+ will win the streaming wars, said Laura Martin, an equity analyst at Needham %26 Co. at an event of the Technology Policy Institute on Thursday. Martin offered her expert prediction and argued that Netflix will fail because its price... Economic

2020-02-10 - Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of The Week on BitTorrent – 02/10/20

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
This week we have five newcomers in our chart. Ford v Ferrari is the most downloaded movie. The data for our weekly download chart is estimated by TorrentFreak, and is for informational and educational reference only. All the movies in the list are Web-DL/Webrip/HDRip/BDrip/DVDrip unless stated... Economic

2020-02-10 - Tech Giants Warn U.S. Against EU Upload Filters and Site Blocking

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
Last year there were fierce protests against the EU Copyright Directive which, according to opponents, would result in broad upload filters on the web. Despite this pushback, the directive passed, and individual EU member states are now working on implementing the text into local law. This... Economic Legal Sociocultural

2020-02-10 - Eyowo Launches Retail/Business Workshop Series, Plans to Drive Business Growth in Nigeria

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
Eyowo Hosts Retail/Business Workshop Series, Plans to Ease Business operations in Nigeria Eyowo Integrated Payment Limited a 360 financial solution platform has launched the Boost Your Business with Eyowo retail/business workshop series in Lagos. Themed “Driving Business Growth with Data,” the... Economic

2020-02-10 - .gay hires pop star equality campaigner as spokesperson

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
Top Level Design has hired a pop musician with a history of gay rights activism and anti-bullying work as its new spokesperson for .gay, which launches today. Logan Lynn has a 20-year career as a musician and TV presenter with nine studio albums under his belt. He also has experience doing public... Economic

2020-02-10 - NCC Advocates Parental Role on Child Online Protection

GIPO observatory - Mon, 10/02/2020 - 18:23
The Lagos Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been educating parents about their role regarding child online protection. The Zonal Office was able to achieve this by organising a sensitisation exercise on cybersecurity and cybercrime in order to equip parents with the... Security Sociocultural

2020-02-09 - Bike hailing services ban and impact on the ecosystem [ICT Clinic]

GIPO observatory - Sun, 09/02/2020 - 18:23
I have spent the major part of my adulthood, as a key mouthpiece, for the tech ecosystem, via various platforms that I happen to be a part of. What has driven me, to have stayed on course, this long is, the fact that, as someone, who is passionate, about technology, I clear about the fact that it... Legal

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