Published on 31 January 2017, Issue 17 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter provides the latest digital policy updates which took place in January. The main highlights include: 

  • An analysis of the top trends in January, including the impact of US President Trump's first 100 days on global digital policy; preparations for the 2017 Internet Governance Forum, which will this year be held in Geneva on 18-21 December; updates on the cyber-saga between the USA and Russia; and an analysis of the context for digital predictions for 2017;
  • A look back at the main developments in 2016, and a look ahead at 2017, as ten main developments top the list of predictions for the coming months;
  • A round-up of the main digital policy updates of the month, the events that took place in International Geneva, and a crossword on privacy and data protection on the occasion of Data Protection Day, celebrated on 28 January.

The Brazilian version of Issue 17, 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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