Category: E Government

Connecting Europe to Latin America: a revolution in Internet governance?

Brazil is about to welcome a new submarine cable linking Latin America to Europe: ELLALINK. In addition to strengthening digital inclusion on the continent and reducing access costs, ELLALINK may offer an innovative model of governance that will protect Internet global infrastructures as common goods, thanks to the allocation of indefeasible access rights to non-commercial backbone...

Kako blokčejn menja novac i poslovanje

Šta je blokčejn? Ako ne znate, trebalo bi da znate; ako znate, verovatno vam je i dalje potrebno izvesno razjašnjenje o tome kako zapravo funkcioniše. Don Tapskot je tu da pomogne, demistifikuje ovu tehnologiju koja menja svet, koja gradi poverenje i, kako kaže, ne predstavlja ništa manje od druge generacije interneta i ima potencijal da transformiše...

Digital Diplomacy 3.0: Personalized Diplomacy

From Digital Diplomacy 1.0 to Digital Diplomacy 2.0 When foreign ministries first migrated online, they viewed social media platforms as mass media channels. Much like the radio and television, Twitter and Facebook could be used to disseminate messages among millions of users. The conceptualization of social media as mass media was, in part, the result of...

The six things you need to know about how AI might reshape governments

If you’ve been paying any attention it has been difficult to escape the impressive advances made by artificial intelligence (AI) over the past years. Computers now beat the finest human players at Go, a notoriously complex board game, and it looks like the same might happen just now with No-Limit Texas Hold’em poker. Besides leaving game-playing...

Cyber-attack on parliament leaves MPs unable to access emails

Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain access to MPs’ and their staffers’ email accounts. Both houses of parliament were targeted on Friday in an attack that sought to gain access to accounts protected by weak passwords. MPs said they were unable to access their emails after the...

Koenders launches International Cyber Strategy

Today, foreign minister Bert Koenders outlined his conviction that the Netherlands needs to be resilient in the digital age. In a letter to parliament, he submitted his plans for an International Cyber Strategy. ‘The Netherlands wants a safe, free and open internet. This takes work. We have to protect our vital infrastructure (government agencies, the energy...