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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is convened under the auspices of the Secretary-General of the United Nations as a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on the Internet. The mandate of the IGF is primarily contained in Paragraph 72 of the Tunis Agenda. The mandate includes discussion on policy issues related to the Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the Internet; facilitate discourse on issues that do not fall within the… Continue

Added by Emmanuel Edet on December 16, 2009 at 10:15am — No Comments

The Management of the Internet

During the recently concluded IGF I had an opportunity to participate in a debate regarding the merger of ICANN and the ITU to form one regulator for the Internet. Well my team lost the debate but I have decided to make my true position known on the issues regarding the control of the Internet.

From its origins as inter connected networks, the Internet has developed rapidly into a worldwide tool for delivery of virtually anything that can be imagined. Thus far, the Internet has… Continue

Added by Emmanuel Edet on December 15, 2008 at 12:10pm — 4 Comments



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