Jordan to head new Arab digital authority

(Photo: Jordan News)
SHARJAH — Jordan will head the Arab Digital Authority that Arab countries are in the process of establishing, said Sakher Dudin, Minister of State for Media Affairs and the government spokesperson, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

In a speech to the International Forum for Government Communication held in Sharjah, Dudin said that Jordan has received many proposals from Arab countries regarding how to deal with giant search engines in the digital field.

Jordan will submit a proposal to the Arab League at the end of next October, the minister said, stressing Jordan’s seriousness in moving forward with this matter.

Dudin indicated that Jordan has learned from the Australian experience related to the classification of keywords on social media networks and websites, which were approved by all Arab Ministers of Information, and to address the 400 million Arabs who share the content available on those networks in terms of stopping offensive content.

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