Saudi king urged U.S. to attack Iran: WikiLeaks
Can you really keep information "secret" in 21st century?
Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 30, 2010 at 3:13am —
Technology Policy Institute, a think-thank working closely with major US network operators (ATT, Verizon, ...), released results of their study
claiming that "broadband plans with data caps are 15 - 25 percent cheaper than unlimited plans for most consumers". Besides, they analysed costs of having contracts and dependance on duration. Within their conclusions, the authors say: "Policymakers should not… Continue
Added by Vladimir Radunovic on November 29, 2010 at 12:30pm —
I wake up this morning and I see there is a post on my Facebook wall from the President of my country. He wanted me to say what I thought was the biggest issue of concern to me today. He proposed the following burning issues:
- North/South Dichotomy
- Over dependence on oil
- Ethnic/Religious tensions/Indigene/Settler dichotomy
I hope he thought well before he came to ask. There… Continue
Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on November 24, 2010 at 11:09am —
The resolution on ICTs for development was negotiated and an outcome text is ready for adoption on the next sitting of the UN General Assembly. I do not expect any further changes to it. I did not see any definitive language regarding management of critical internet resources
which the IGF2010 also left at the same place it was before.
Some pointers from the resolution:
# There is now an extricable link between broadband and connectivity… Continue
Added by Felix Samakande on November 24, 2010 at 3:30am —
According to this article
Verizon is asking the US Government to rewrite Telecommunications Act...
Added by Dejan on November 23, 2010 at 11:28pm —
NATO promises: can the most powerful military alliance deliver more than a strategic concept? Is NATO losing… Continue
Added by Stephanie on November 22, 2010 at 3:02pm —
Added by Keisha Taylor on November 18, 2010 at 8:30pm —
ICTS AS A TOOL FOR DEVELOPMENT
The debate regarding the effectiveness of using ICTs to help achieve development goals arises not only around questions concerning the Continue
evidence in support of the relationship between ICTs and development,
but also more substantially from inherent doubts about the relevance of
ICTs in achieving sustainable development, and fears that investment in
ICTs will draw resources away from…
Added by Bayan .S. Belbese on November 18, 2010 at 5:30pm —
We are doing a final push for Russian-speaking professionals who have a
specific background and/or interest in children's issues. This Fellow will be considered for a position at the International Centre
Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC), the leading global service
agency working to protect the world’s children from international
child abduction and sexual exploitation. ICMEC works to identify and coordinate a global network of organizations fighting… Continue
Added by Aparna Kothary on November 16, 2010 at 4:57pm —
Various resources quote Vint Cerf in initiative to raise awareness of running out of unallocated IPv4 adresses by 2012. It is time to get on to IPv6, however change from IP4 to IP6 is not trivial technologically. Social implications are even greater.
Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 16, 2010 at 12:15pm —
Here is the latest news on "social inbox"
Now its time for all Facebook users to have an e-mail address ending with "@facebook.com", which is likely to propel Facebook's popularity to new heights for sure. The email service, code named 'Project Titan', is a full-fledged webmail client with huge amount of potential. This may the reason of calling the newcomer a "Gmail killer". We'll have an insight on its effect on Gmail later. Let's discuss first what it has got to offer. (courtesy:… Continue
Added by S.P.ANANDAN on November 16, 2010 at 11:28am —
Nepal Government with its regulating body Nepal Telecommunication Authority has issued specific Amendment Proposal on License Agreement between Nepal… Continue
Added by Shreedeep Rayamajhi on November 16, 2010 at 10:47am —
Here is a copy of an article I published in 2005.
Online social networks received a remarkable acceptance in the Brazilian market from the year 2004 on. This paper presents brief observations on the relationship… Continue
Added by Seiiti on November 13, 2010 at 6:38pm —
Shahzad Ahmad at Bytes for All asked me to pass on this information:
ISLAMABAD 12 November… Continue
Added by Virginia (Ginger) Paque on November 13, 2010 at 2:00am —
In Internet governance parlance, some words and terms are used over and over again – ad nauseum. Read through the… Continue
Added by Stephanie on November 12, 2010 at 10:00pm —
I have just logged off a very weird teleconference. It was a gathering for prayers for a friend who died at last week Friday. We all graduated from college in 96. His name is Abiodun Adeniji. His Facebook profile is here
Since graduation, I have not seen him. But some time last year I saw him on Facebook and connected. We have 117 friends in common. Basically folks that went to the same University.
The man is… Continue
Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on November 12, 2010 at 8:07pm —
E.U. won't adopt net neutrality law
By Cecilia Kang
Europe’s top Internet policy maker said Thursday the region will not introduce net neutrality… Continue
Added by Fahd A. Batayneh on November 12, 2010 at 5:48pm —
Hey friends - sorry, post in Portuguese only.
Diferentes amigos têm me mandado emails de tempos em tempos pedindo uma cópia da minha dissertação de mestrado. Eu, sinceramente, acho que o trabalho final ficou mais ou menos - a gente nunca fica totalmente satisfeito, né?
Principalmente, ao assistir palestras e conversar com gente que realmente entende do assunto muito mais do que eu, noto quanta coisa que escrevi que precisa ser… Continue
Added by Seiiti on November 12, 2010 at 3:07pm —
All that talking at the IGF2010 is not lost in the cloud. There is a resolution being negotiated in the 2nd Committee
of the U.N. in New York. From what I see the resolution makes a good attempt at
capturing concerns raised during the IGF2010 vis-à-vis: multilateral, transparent… Continue
Added by Felix Samakande on November 10, 2010 at 7:00pm —
Jeune Afrique article:
Le long décompte des résultats de l’élection présidentielle ivoirienne a
donné lieu à deux nuits palpitantes sur internet, et sur les réseaux
sociaux comme Twitter en particulier.
Full story on this link
France 24 story… Continue
Added by Nnenna Nwakanma on November 10, 2010 at 4:16pm —