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September 2011 Blog Posts (32)

ICANN launches new gTLD Programme including Support for Applicants from Developing Economies

Supporting New gTLD Applicants, Including Those From Developing Economies

(http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-3-19sep11-en.htm)



19 September 2011

This program seeks to facilitate partnerships with those seeking assistance in…

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Added by Tracy Hackshaw on September 20, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Two new blogs posts on online learning: Can you relate to the experience?

Two new blog posts have been posted on our E-diplomacy blog.

 

In 'Plug in and learn' (http://edip.diplomacy.edu/plug_in_and_learn), Mary Murphy talks about online learning, and refers to the online learning experience of Diplo's IG courses alumni. Can you relate to Mary's thoughts?

 

In 'Connecting to the Internet: A survey of Diplo's online students' (…

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Added by Diplo IGCBP on September 20, 2011 at 10:25am — No Comments

Pacific Islands to be heard at the Internet Governance Forum



Pacific Islands to be heard at the Internet Governance Forum



Pacific Islands to voice their opinion about how the Internet should be run through the remote hubs from the

27-30 September, 2011.



The Pacific will contribute and participate in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), which will be held in

Nairobi, Kenya from the 27 – 30 September 2011. Workshop topics align with the pillars of the Pacific Plan,

which include good governance,…

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on September 18, 2011 at 2:24pm — 1 Comment

A REPORT ON GLOBAL NET NEUTRALITY ISSUE

A REPORT ON GLOBAL NET NEUTRALITY ISSUE

With reference to NN Policies Development for Global Internet Governance, I would like to highlight the following issue to seek suggestions to resolve it and also would like to share this information for the g awareness rest of the Internet community members about the global net neutrality issue. If I am correct on the following points, I think that the same methodology of false negative marketing would also be applied globally in…

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Added by Imran Ahmad Shah on September 17, 2011 at 3:13pm — 1 Comment

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011

Discussion%20Meeting%20of%20Bangladesh%20Internet%20Governance%20Forum%20Held.pdf Dhaka [Bangladesh 25 August 2011] Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) arranged a Bangladesh Consultation meeting on Bangladesh's preparation ahead of the upcoming sixth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya with the support from Bangladesh Telecommunication…

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Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on September 17, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Is the availability of Smart Phone in African going to improve Internet Penetration?

Internet Penetration is the portion of a particular population that is using Internet. This Internet can either be fixed or Mobile.

The population of Africa is estimated to be 1,037,524,058 but out of these people only…

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Added by Mayengo Tom Kizito on September 13, 2011 at 1:35pm — 4 Comments

The Positives of Google’s GNBO

The Positives of Google’s GNBO

I came across a blog post by @techloy about Google’s grand plan to kill of Nigeria’s local web design and hosting companies, and I remember reading the counter blog by @tunbosunt a few days ago clearly stating “To the…

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Added by Ife Adebayo on September 13, 2011 at 2:45am — 1 Comment

SAIGF

The just ended 1st saigf was really an eye opener and educative ,zambia lets take up the challenge and convene our national IGF and join our global family in making the IG cause a success !

Added by maambo handahu chilepa on September 9, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

Survey on social networks, user generated content websites and data protection

If you are a UE citizen interested in privacy and data protection issues in the context of social networks and user generated content (UGC) websites and if you would like to make your contribution to influencing European policies on these issues, here’s a good opportunity to act:

 

The European Commission is currently financing a project (CONSENT) seeking to examine consumers’ behaviour regarding online…

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Added by Sorina Teleanu on September 9, 2011 at 8:43am — No Comments

Establishing a National CSIRT in Africa - Kenyan Case Study

 

Cybersecurity is a growing global concern as critical infrastructure and services including financial, energy, telecommunication and transport increasingly becoming internet-dependent.    Deterring cybercrime is an integral component of a national cybersecurity and critical information infrastructure protection (CIIP) strategy. 

 

The formulation and implementation of a cybersecurity strategy requires a comprehensive approach that involves the adoption of appropriate…

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Added by Mwende Njiraini on September 6, 2011 at 9:25am — 6 Comments

Diplo Shines at SA IGF

The SA IGF that has been taking place from 1 - 3 september, http://www.ngopulse.org/saigf , has seen Diplo Foundation work being highlighted in various sessions.

 

In the opening session, Diplo Foundation was thanked for its contribution to the establishment of the SA IGF through the workshop held in Gaborone in 2010.

 

In the capacity building session, all members that had been influenced by Diplo in one way or another…

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Added by Ulemu Nyasulu on September 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Bringing Rapunzel, Paleface and Santana home: The Internet Exchange Point (IXP) dilemma in the Caribbean

In Africa, and in the Caribbean, we discussed the pros and cons of local IXPs... I think it is worth revisiting this article from Tracy Hackshaw, first published on Lara Pace's Commonwealth IGF Blog:

 

Bringing Rapunzel, Paleface and Santana home: The Internet Exchange Point (IXP) dilemma in the Caribbean

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Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on September 2, 2011 at 9:57pm — No Comments

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