WEBCAST TODAY: @theGIP Digital Watch Briefing: Internet Governance in March 2017 #thegip
The GIP Digital Watch Internet governance briefings provide a ‘zoomed-out’ update of the major global IG and digital policy developments. View the re-stream of the March 28 2017 briefing at 10:00 EDT (14:00 UTC). Digital rights were under focus this month, with recommendations by the UN Special Rapporteur on privacy for a legal instrument regulating surveillance in cyberspace, and new leaks that describe the US CIA’s ability to hack phones, computers, and smart devices. The US-Russia saga on cyber espionage continues, amid more breaches worldwide. What were the main Internet governance updates in March, and how will they shape future developments? Local hubs in Belgrade, Rio de Janeiro and Tunis share regional perspectives.