[governance] Fwd: A summary of digital policy developments in April

Marilia Maciel mariliamaciel at gmail.com
Tue May 2 06:02:24 EDT 2017

Please find below the link to the latest issue of the Digital Watch
newsletter summarising the digital policy developments in the month of
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*In April's issue of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter...*

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latest trends & digital policy developments*
Trends include: renewed discussions on state behaviour in cyberspace; net
neutrality developments in the USA; Uber’s new legal woes in various
jurisdictions; intensification of Internet intermediaries’ work on content
policy; and alarming trends related to child sexual abuse online
material. *Turn
to pages 1, 3, 4-5*

*Microsoft's proposed Geneva Digital Convention*
Microsoft has published three new policy papers that continue to shape the
company’s proposal for a Geneva Digital Convention. *Turn to page 6*
*Concerns over Privacy Shield*
We take a look at the main concerns raised by the European Parliament, in a
6 April resolution, with regard to the adequacy of the protection offered
by the Privacy Shield when it comes to the transfer and processing of EU
citizens' data in the USA. *Turn to page 6*

*UNCTAD's E-commerce Week*
A summary of the main discussions held during UNCTAD’s E-commerce Week, on
issues such as e-commerce and trade, digital rights, inclusive development,
data flows, and cybercrime and cybersecurity. *Turn to page 7*

*A 20th issue special!*
We have included two posters, related to digital policy, to mark the 20th
issue of the newsletter, which we invite you to download, print, and use.
Turn also to page 8, where we look at what goes into preparing our monthly

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