Digital Watch newsletter – Issue 47 – February 2020

Ebook version http://online.fliphtml5.com/gnel/nrxr/ The latest issue of the Digital Watch Newsletter, we discuss the main developments in digital policy that took place during February. We analyse the role of digital tech and policy in the context of the coronavirus outbreak; the European Commission’s ambitions for the EU to achieve excellence in AI and the data economy; the latest […]

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Millions of websites face ‘insecure’ warnings

Some well-known websites could stop functioning properly on Wednesday, 4 March, after a bug was found in the digital certificates used to secure them. The organisation that issues the certificates revealed that three million need to be immediately revoked. Visitors to affected sites will be greeted with an alert warning them the site is insecure. […]


G Dementia at the FCC

By Anthony Rutkowski Like the Coronavirus, 5G Dementia seems to be spreading around Washington. The latest manifestation has appeared at the FCC — which is trying its best to make U.S. 5G infrastructure as insecure and primitive as possible. But first, an explanation of how 5G Dementia begins at the top and spreads in the U.S. […]


IGF 2020 Call on Sessions

he IGF 2020 has opened several calls for session proposals and other process activities to be hosted at the 15th annual IGF meeting in Katowice, Poland (2 – 6 November 2020): Call to submit Workshop Proposals: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-call-for-workshop-proposals Call to apply for Open Forums: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-call-for-open-forums Call to apply for Day 0 Pre-Events: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-call-for-pre-events-day-0-events Call to apply for IGF Village booths: https://www.intgovforum.org/multilingual/content/igf-2020-village Call […]


Bridging digital divides between schools and communities

Nicol Turner Lee Monday, March 2, 2020 For media inquiries, contact:Governance Studies Main Line 202.797.6090 Schools have historically been the beneficiaries of public and private sector investments in digital infrastructure, programs, and other resources. Funding has been primarily directed at in-school internet connectivity, after school programs and a wide range of related activities, including teacher professional […]