Published on 29 November, Issue 16 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in November. The main highlights include: 

  • An analysis of the top five trends in November, including new developments in digital policy in the USA following the recent Presidential election, increased focus on localisation of data and Internet of Things security, discussions on zero-rating following new differential pricing models adopted in different countries, and a focus on cybersecurity due to the second meeting of the UN Government Group of Experts at the end of November;
  • Special features analysing jurisdiction and the challenges of a borderless Internet, and the role of platform in the spread of 'false content';
  • Also included: a summary of the main digital policy developments in November, and the events that took place in International Geneva, and a crossword on cybersecurity on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime.

The Brazilian version of Issue 16, in collaboration with the Centre for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, will be available soon.

Issues: Infrastructure and standardisation, Security, Human rights, Legal, Economic, Development, Sociocultural

The Geneva Internet Platform is an initiative of the Swiss authorities


Members of the Steering Committee are FDFA, OFCOM and the Canton of Geneva

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