Issue no. 32 of the Digital Watch newsletter, published on 30 June 2018, by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and DiploFoundation | Contributors: Stephanie Borg Psaila, Andrijana Gavrilovic, Tereza Horejsova, Arvin Kamberi, Jovan Kurbalija, Marilia Maciel, Adriana Minovic, Virginia (Ginger) Paque, Clement Perarnaud, Vladimir Radunovic, Barbara Rosen Jacobson, Sorina Teleanu | Design by Viktor Mijatović, layout by Aleksandar Nedeljkov, Diplo’s CreativeLab
Six months into 2018, technology continues to meet humanity around data protection, ethics and artificial intelligence (AI), online gaming addiction as a health condition, the security of Internet users, and many other digital issues.
In the digital field, six months is a long time, given that most of it was dominated by the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal, and the political scrutiny that followed, and the preparations for the entry into effect of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
This mid-year review helps us take a step back and look at the wider picture of digital p