The call for discussion topics for RIGF 2022 has closed. Internet users had from November 1 to December 15 to send in their ideas for the program of the 12th Russian Internet Governance Forum, with more than 30 proposals submitted in total.
The authorities will work out amendments to the legislation, so that Russian IT companies can attract specialists from other countries. Market players consider the measures necessary, but they point out that the problem with personnel cannot be solved with only that kind of steps.
Telegram became the fastest growing messenger in Russia at the end of 2021. On this indicator it even left behind the current leader by audience size, WhatsApp. And, according to experts, it has every chance of becoming the most popular messenger in Russia next year.
December is a special month for our Center. This year the Center for Global IT-Cooperation is celebrating its first birthday. During our first year we have already managed to achieve considerable success!
The Center for Global IT-Cooperation has joined the Digital Childhood Ethics Charter, which was developed by the Alliance for Protection of Children in the Digital Environment.
The Center for Global IT-Cooperation (Center) took part in the MGIMO conference on artificial intelligence “AI global dimension 2021: from discussion to practice”. The event was organized with the support of the MGIMO Center for Artificial Intelligence and the Department of Digital Economy and Artificial Intelligence of the ADV group of companies (Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence).
The main threats for Russia on the Internet are “the formation of a digital space with the participation of foreign actors”, advancements in the spheres of education, culture, especially with “the use of foreign services and methods”.
In the Polish city of Katowice the XVI UN Internet Governance Forum has finished its work. The main theme and motto of the event was “Internet United” - an open, free Internet that unites all its users into a single community. An Internet that respects the rights of every user.