As the IGF continues with yet another year of remote participation, remote panellists were also prominent. Some even participated by phone. This year an ether pad platform allowed those attending and participating remotely to write notes, and share principles and guidelines at an e-participation workshop. This…
The subject of Network Neutrality remains controversial with 129 different definitions that are testament of the varied social, technical, economic, political interests and the diverse variables that exist in various markets. A common thread that emerges, from Network Neutrality is the need to break down the categories or themes that could fall under Network Neutrality, such as:-
• Universal Service;
• Network Management;
• Socio-Economic… Continue
Added by Sala T on September 17, 2010 at 2:19pm —
In his contribution to workshop Legal Aspects of Internet Governance: International Cooperation on Cyber-security (Workshop 123 ) Vint Cerf recommended that cybercrime should not be the only motivation to develop legal agreement; in addition to legal mechanisms digital signatures could be used to validate information. However there is need for uniform agreement to justify legal structures on cybercrime. Caution however should be applied in viewing cybercrime strictly as legal abuse/criminality,… Continue
To continue with our interviews with alumni who took the Internet Governance Capacity Building programme, today we have the honour of talking to Nnenna Nwakanma, Founder and CEO at Nnenna.org, Côte d'Ivoire
Diplo Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme: Please introduce yourself explaining why you decided to take the time to pursue Internet governance… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on June 27, 2010 at 3:30pm —
Today we interviewed XU Jing, a PhD & Associate professor for Peking University. Most of all, she prefers to communicate to us as a friend and a student, who took the IGCBP10 (Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme 2010).
XU Jing is Associate Professor at the Peking University, China
Our friend Sandra Hoferichter reports that the EuroDIG 2010 preliminary draft programme is ready for comments. Although you can add your input here, it is even better if you do it on the EuroDIG website
PRELIMINARY DRAFT ROLLING PROGRAMME
based on discussions during the EuroDIG preparatory meetings in…
Charity Gamboa-Embley (IGCBP 2007) is from the Philippines and as a member of the IGF Remote Participation Working group she agreed to give us an interview.
DIPLO Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme - IGCBP: Charity, you have been involved in a project that is getting a lot of attention over the recent years - remote participation for the IGF. Can you explain to us more about what is this initiative? What is the benefit that the group is…Continue
Hello... For some time, I have been thinking that there are some missing themes which could be discussed at IGF, in the critical resources arena, because they could offer great potential to change and progress to the Internet. For example, ENUM (e.164 number mapping), that have the potential to act as a catalyst to the technologic convergence between the telephone networks, and the Internet. ENUM is currently managed jointly by IAB and ITU, more as a telecommunications resource, than as an… Continue
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.
DIPLO IGCBP: Sergio, what is occupying your mind these days? We heard you will present one research at the III Giganet annual meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt - can you tell us more about it?
SERGIO: Many stakeholders have been proposing a myriad of technical and legal solutions, such as international cooperation platforms (e.g. International Telecommunication Union’s Global Cybersecurity Agenda) and multilateral agreements (e.g.… Continue
Added by Diplo IGCBP on October 6, 2009 at 3:35pm —
The full text of the book An Introduction to Internet Governance is available here. The translated versions in Serbian/BCS (4th ed.), as well as first editions in French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese are also available for download.