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Jovan's Blog – September 2010 Archive (2)

How 'remote' is remote participation? Trying to find right adjective....

Remote participation is a great success of Internet governance and this success is probably the reason why it has triggered discussion around its name. At today's IGF session, Hanriette from ACP questioned the use of the adjective 'remote'. I had the same concern because this particular adjective has potentially negative connotations. Remote participants are not remote any more. They follow the discussion in real time; they are increasingly engaged. A few alternative terms were suggested. 'E'… Continue

Added by Jovan on September 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

36672 Internet Court Cases in the Hague?

36672 is the number of court cases which could be taken by nation states if they were to use international law to protect their Internet space.(1) Today, it is difficult to find any country which is not attacked by "bootnet computers" based in the territory of another state. According to vicarious responsibility, as is established in the Corfu Channel and in a few other cases, states are responsible for any harm coming from their territory. The only fact that has to be proven is that harm… Continue

Added by Jovan on September 14, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments



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