This survey is addressed to individuals in South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (SEE). It is intended to capture, to the extent possible, the perception of the Internet community in this region on several digital policy issues that will be in focus at the the fourth annual meeting of the South Eastern European Dialogue on Internet Governance (SEEDIG), to be held 23-24 May 2018, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The survey data will be compiled and reflected in a report to be presented at the Ljubljana meeting.
Read more about the meeting: http://seedig.net/seedig-2018/
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How prepared would you say your country is to embrace the opportunities of digitalisation and digital technologies? *

 
What priority areas should your country focus on to be able to better take advantage of the opportunities of digitalisation? *


 
What common challenges do the countries in SEE face in the process of digitalisation? *

For the puropse of this survey, SEE denotes South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area.

 
Could regional cooperation (among countries and among different stakeholders) help tackle the challenges identified above in a more effective and efficient manner? *

 
Can you give an example of successful regional cooperation in addressing challenges related to digitalisation?

 
How important is digital literacy today compared to conventional literacy and numeracy?
*


 
What competencies are covered by the term ‘digital literacy’? *


 
How would you assess your digital literacy and readiness? *


 
Who bears the highest responsibility for advancing individual digital literacy? *


 
If network neutrality is protected by law/regulation in your country, how effective is the enforcement of these rules? *


 
As a user of digital technologies, do you consider the practices below to be acceptable?

 
Providers of Internet access block access to certain content or applications to comply with a legal order. *


 
Providers of Internet access block or slow down Internet traffic to ensure network integrity and security. *


 
Providers of Internet access block or slow down Internet traffic to respond to congestion in the network. *


 
Providers of Internet access give preferential treatment to certain content or applications over others, in exchange for payment (paid prioritisation). *


 
Providers of Internet access manage Internet traffic in such a way that its content or applications gain a commercial advantage over those of competitors. *


 
Providers of Internet access offer free of charge and/or unlimited access to certain applications (zero-rating services). *


 
Online platforms promote their own content/products/services to the disadvantage of services provided by other suppliers. *


 
Online platforms promote certain content/products/services in exchange for payment (paid prominence or sponsored ranking). *


 
Technology companies make certain applications only available on / compatible with devices or operating systems produced by them. *


 
Device manufacturers do not allow users to change default operating systems or install applications from other suppliers *


 
As a user of digital technologies, have you experienced any of the following practices?

 
Providers of Internet access block access to certain content or applications to comply with a legal order. *


 
Providers of Internet access block or slow down Internet traffic to ensure network integrity and security. *


 
Providers of Internet access block or slow down Internet traffic to respond to congestion in the network. *


 
Providers of Internet access give preferential treatment to certain content or applications over others, in exchange for payment (paid prioritisation). *


 
Providers of Internet access manage Internet traffic in such a way that its content or applications gain a commercial advantage over those of competitors. *


 
Providers of Internet access offer free of charge and/or unlimited access to certain applications (zero-rating services). *


 
Online platforms promote their own content/products/services to the disadvantage of services provided by other suppliers. *


 
Online platforms present suppliers/services in a seemingly biased way. *


 
Technology companies make certain applications only available on / compatible with devices or operating systems produced by them. *


 
A device comes with a default operating system and/or default applications which cannot be changed. *


 
What would be the most effective approach to ensure network and platform neutrality? *


 
Do you consider that stakeholders in SEE are doing enough to enforce and protect the following digital rights?

 
Freedom of expression (including access to information) *


 
Privacy and data protection *


 
Children rights online *


 
Gender rights online *


 
Rights of persons with disabilities *


 
What are the main challenges to ensuring a better protection of digital rights in your country and in SEE? *


 
In your view, in which circumstances can freedom of expression (including access to information) be limited online? *


 
How can we best deal with the challenges and risks associated with the use of digital technologies by children? *


 
Would you say that your government has taken steps to implement gender-responsive ICT policies (e.g. policies which include targets or plans to improve women’s access and digital skills)?


 
If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, could you name any such policy?

 
According to you, whose primary fault is it for the occurence of cybersecurity incidents and cybercrime acts such as data breaches, hacking, and ransomware? *


 
How satisfied are you with your country’s cybersecurity framework (strategies, legislation, dedicated institutions, etc.)? *


 
What is the main cybersecurity-related challenge in SEE? *

(1-2 words)
 
When it comes to cybersecurity priorities, rate the importance of the following issues in the SEE regional context.

(0 - ; 4 - extremely important)
 
Combating cybercrime *

 
Child protection online *

 
Protection of critical (information) infrastructures *

 
Cyber-defence *

 
Performant Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) *

 
Harmonised legislative and regulatory frameworks *

 
End-user awareness and cyber hygiene *

 
Public-private partnerships *

 
Broader regional cooperation *

 
Privacy and data protection in the digital space is the main responsibility of: *


 
To what extent do you agree with the following statements?

 
Data is the driving force of the digital economy. *


 
A proper balance can be achieved between protecting users’ rights to privacy and data protection and the development of the digital economy. *


 
Strict data protection legislation is the best way to ensure that personal data is protected in the digital economy. *


 
Strict data protection legislation – such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation – can act as a barrier to the further development of innovative services and the growth of the digital economy. *


 
Legislation is hardly useful if users are not actively protecting their data. *


 
When it comes to guaranteeing users’ right to privacy and data protection, the main responsibility of Internet companies lies in: *


 
What are the main benefits that come with advancements in the field of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence? *


 
What are the main challenges that come with advancements in the field of robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence (AI)? *


 
What are the main challenges associated with Internet of Things (IoT) devices? *


 
Can countries in SEE take advantage of the opportunities offered by data-driven technologies (AI, IoT, blockchain, etc.)? *


 
Should the Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) be better promoted in the SEE region? *


 
Who bares the main responsibility for improving Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) adoption in SEE? *


 
Any comments?

 
Please indicate:

 
Your country of origin *

 
Your country of residence *

 
Your stakeholder group *


 
Gender *


 
Age *


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