The presentation by Mark Tinka, Nishal goburdhan, Art Reilly, Christian O’Flaherty and Bill Woodcock was very useful. The processes involved on Typology is useful for users to understand. that is the transiting and peering of the network from one IXP to an ISP and to another. The expenses involved is another information for global users.
Added by Dalsie GRK Baniala on November 15, 2009 at 4:53pm —
This very vibrant session was chaired by fellow South African, Aslam Raffee, Sun Microsystems.
There was a strong Indian delegation and in particular, from the Indian Government, in a sense following on the enthusiasm and interest generated at IGF, 2008 Hyderabad.
I would like to invite you to a video clip of Sunil Abraham - Center for Internet and Society, India - Speaking on OPEN STANDARDS - A rights-based framework at IGF 2009. He expressed concern that propriety… Continue
Added by Richard Jonathan on November 15, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Yamout, Salam talked about Partnership for Lebanon, an organisation formed by Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Intel, Ghafari and Occidental Petroleum. This is a very good example of public-private partnerships (PPP).
The 5 key areas of the partnership are Connected Communities, Workforce Training, Job Creation/Private Sector Revival, ICT Infrastructure and Relief and Response.
For more information, visit… Continue
Added by Kwasi Opare on November 15, 2009 at 1:30pm —
Hi, I could not open the Diplo Ning through IE, so had to install Firefox. Through Firefox, it is alright now.
Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 15, 2009 at 12:10pm —
Installed Firefox and it is working now, The ning did not work with IE
Added by Priyanthi Daluwatte on November 15, 2009 at 12:07pm —
One of the themes that the Youth Team will be exploring at the Internet Governance Forum through social reporting is how different generations understand the Internet.
I caught up with Ahmed to find out more about what the Youth Team will be exploring and how they got to be reporting here at IGF.
You can watch the interview below:
One theme to come out of the conversation was the way in which, for many young people, the Internet is not… Continue
Added by Tim Davies on November 15, 2009 at 10:18am —
We've arrived at the Internet Governance Forum, and the Youth and Diplo booths are set up.
One of the main activities that Diplo fellows, and the youth team from Net Aman, will be taking part in here at the event is Social Reporting.
The Internet Governance Forum is being Webcast
, and many participants are remotely involved through the remote participation… Continue
Added by Tim Davies on November 15, 2009 at 9:49am —
International Domains Get ICANN Thumbs Up
In a major technical tweak to the Internet countries and territories will be
able to show domain names in their native language.
Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Service
Friday, October 30, 2009 05:10 AM PDT
Starting in mid-November, countries and territories will be able to apply to
show domain names in their native language, a major technical tweak to the
Internet designed to increase language… Continue
Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on November 12, 2009 at 7:03am —
Bangladesh Consultation on Fourth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) held on 31st October at Bangladesh Computer Council, Dhaka.
Mr. Hasanul Haque Inu, MP, Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee, Ministry of Post and Telecommunications attended the workshop as the Chief Guest while Mr. Akram H Chowdhury, MP, Chairperson, Center for e-Parliament Studis attended as the moderator of consultation.
The consultation jointly organized by Computer Jagat,… Continue
Added by AHM Bazlur Rahman on November 6, 2009 at 6:00am —
Allow me to present my thanks to Diplo for this brilliant initiative. The process on Internet Governance knew a significant progression in certain countries with key questions about intellectual property,data protections, cybersecurity…. But it is advisable to note that the majority of the African countries are always absent in this debate. IGF 2009 in Africa is a very good opportunity for African countries to bring their view compared to experience gained in using digital… Continue
Added by SCHOMBE BAUDOUIN on November 5, 2009 at 12:37pm —
Ukraine may adopt a law that will enable ISPs to monitor user's and block their access to some online content. P.S. The presidential elections are in January 2010.
Here is the information from http://bmeyes.blogspot.com/2009/10/ukrainian-404-error-for-everybody-404.html
On October, 22nd 2009 Ukrainian Verkhovna Rada… Continue
Added by Mojito on October 31, 2009 at 10:30am —
18 August 2009
TO: THE ICANN BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND MR. ROD BECKSTROM, ICANN PRESIDENT
RE: CALL TO THE ICANN BOARD TO CORRECT PROBLEMS WITH THE NCSG CHARTER, AND
TO ADDRESS CONTINUING MISPERCEPTIONS ABOUT NONCOMMERCIAL INVOLVEMENT IN
This letter comes from nearly 150 individual and organizational members of ICANN’s
Non-Commercial Users Constituency (NCUC). It is also endorsed by public interest groups
outside of NCUC. We are all… Continue
Added by Hojatollah Modirian on October 30, 2009 at 6:24pm —
The Youth and IG Team is gathering inputs and feedbacks from youth and the entire IG community.
These information will allow you to contribute for a suitable IG youth strategy.
Please take just 10 minutes to your precious time to fulfil the short questionnaire available at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=KrbuILlnM7lR_2fEAcETcoOw_3d_3d
We need your voice !
Deadline: 4th… Continue
Added by Pascal G. Bekono on October 29, 2009 at 8:42pm —
FOURTEEN LESSONS FROM THE INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM
This post is one of the texts featured in the forthcoming publication "IGF: Identifying the Impact
" that will be launched at the IGF meeting in Sharm El Sheikh.
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF - the principal global body in the field of Internet governance) has introduced some innovative approaches in managing global policy processes. Some of these may… Continue
Added by Jovan on October 28, 2009 at 6:01pm —
Shared by our colleague Lillian Sharpley (pdf file attached:WAIGF Communique.pdf
14-16 October 2009
“Promoting the Multi-stakeholder Model for further Internet Development in Africa”
We, the… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 26, 2009 at 1:16pm —
ICANN meeting is being intensely reported on Twitter and we organized a tool to visualize all tweets with the #ICANN hashtag here:
Who do you suggest to follow on Twitter to get a good grasp of the ICANN meeting? If you are on the… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 26, 2009 at 11:30am —
a week ago, I was on my way back from West Africa, in Accra, Ghana to be precise.....form representing the five East Africa Countries (Kenya, Uganda,Tanzania,Burundi and Rwanda) in the forum.
I had an awesome time, apart from the time changes that gave me a very difficult time to adjust......the forum was a great success.
I have always had the passion for capacity building . I fostered the partnership between KICTAnet(… Continue
Added by Judi on October 25, 2009 at 11:00pm —
In September 7th – 9th was the set date for the EA-IGF to take place in Nairobi, Kenya….today the 1st of September 2009 the person incharge of logistics is unwell. .....talk about an unfortunate scenario......So I had to step in and do logistics….ensure everyone expected in the country got here…. had their tickets, arranged their pick-ups and has a room…..WOW…talk about sleepless nights!
Added by Judi on October 25, 2009 at 11:00pm —
You must have been in the situation that you read something you disagree with from a person whom you appreciate or admire. Should we trust that person or our logic? It happened to me while reading an interview with Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google. He is a great person in many respects, since his early days in Novell. His achievement in Google are amazing. "But" he said, or at least as it was reported by the Washington Post:
With Google's vast power for capturing and remembering… Continue
Added by Jovan on October 25, 2009 at 2:23pm —
Great news! This evening, at a ceremony in the French National Assembly, Diplo received an award as one of “The Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet Politics” given by PoliticsOnline. Other laureates include Google and Twitter.
The Diplo Internet Governance Community - if you are a professional working with Internet governance, you can… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 23, 2009 at 3:30pm —