At its session headed by the Dynamic Coalition on linguistic diversity, the following points were discussed by participants:
* Measuring Linguistic Diversity in Cyberspace
* International Domain Names (IDNs)
* Scripts and Their Standard…
Added by SCHOMBE BAUDOUIN on September 30, 2010 at 1:43pm —
Digital Natives Workshop in South Africa - Call for Participation
Via Samuel Tettner
in Digital Natives
The African Commons Project, Hivos and the Centre for Internet and Society have joined hands for… Continue
Added by Nighat Dad on September 28, 2010 at 7:04am —
Added by Tim Davies on September 27, 2010 at 10:36am —
On Skype Remote Moderators Conversation:
(Bernard was the go-to guy at the IGF)
Ginger Paque: Where's Bernard?
Tracy Hackshaw: He's in the phone booth changing into his Superman outfit.
Added by Sala T on September 27, 2010 at 10:03am —
This is only a summary of some of the main points highlighted on Cloud Computing at the IGF 2010.
Main session - Emerging Issues – Cloud Computing…
Added by Keisha Taylor on September 26, 2010 at 8:00pm —
This is to share with you that I participated at the prepcom meeting on the Millennium Development Goals eCenter that was organized at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on 1-2 September 2010. The principal objective of the PrepCom meeting was to finalize, through an interactive discussion and exchange of ideas and suggestions among high-level representatives of all relevant stakeholders, the design and features of the MDG… Continue
Added by Dr. Dhrupad Mathur on September 26, 2010 at 10:54am —
as the Diplo community is always expanding, it is becoming challenging to know everybody in person but that is also show how that community is becoming more stronger and diverse. for this reason, a space like this is really useful to start debate or at least to introduce him/herself.
yep I am introducing myself here because I am running for the election of Internet Governance Caucus (ore more shortly IGC) Coordinator which the community… Continue
Added by Rafik on September 26, 2010 at 3:00am —
This report is the result of a team effort by Sokol Haxiu and Alexandra Vasile.
If there is one thought that we took away from all the workshops and sessions dedicated to child safety online, it is this: development of Continue
computing increases the dangers for children and It's never too early
to start taking active steps in order to prevent possible harm to
Added by Alexandra Vasile on September 24, 2010 at 7:52pm —
Cloud Computing – Clouds everywhere but no clear predictability…
Added by Sokol Haxhiu on September 23, 2010 at 4:54pm —
Here is a transcript and video of the interview I had with Vinton Cerf, widely known as the Father of the Internet and Vice President, Chief Evangelist, Google at the Internet Governance Forum 2010. It followed the session on Managing the Network at the Internet Governance Forum, where a wide range of issues were brought up on the net… Continue
Added by Keisha Taylor on September 23, 2010 at 1:00pm —
This is a copy of a blog post also available at http://isoc.org/wp/igf2010/ ISOC's 2010 IGF Blog
Why is private data of businesses or bodies corporate held as property yet the private communications of an individual do not get this treatment? By the end of the future of privacy workshop, this was one of the questions Continue
Added by Grace Mutung'u on September 22, 2010 at 7:30pm —
IGF2010 has highlighted so many issues that are critical to the current status of the internet governance locally,regionally and globally,however it is sad for one who could not attend the forum due to financial reasons or an opportunity to still follow wide range issues. I decided to post this piece to ask if any one of us here has the knowledge as how to download the igf webcast achive.I wonder if there is...if not i supposed this could be helpful to many future igf activist from locations… Continue
Added by Bakary Njie on September 22, 2010 at 3:01pm —
Internet can help improve our quality of life, especially in its economic, cultural and social as well as the exercise of our democratic citizenship. The openness and accessibility of the Internet are now prerequisites for the exercise of certain fundamental… Continue
Added by SCHOMBE BAUDOUIN on September 21, 2010 at 6:54pm —
Up until June of this year, I had never heard of Internet governance. Being one of 2 billion Internet users, I am familiar with the term 'Internet'. I am also familiar with the term 'governance'. I had just never put the two together. Then I got involved in producing the revised, updated, 4th edition of Jovan Kurbalija's book - An Introduction to Internet Governance - and a whole new world opened up...a world fed on an alphabet soup of abbreviations and acronyms. Initially (excuse the pun) I… Continue
Added by Mary Murphy on September 21, 2010 at 5:31pm —
Internet at Liberty 2010
, 20-22 Sept,
Google - Central European University (CEU) conference
LIVE STREAMING at: http://sites.google.com/a/pressatgoogle.com/internet-at-liberty-2010/home
twitter # IAL2010
Live blogging ...
Added by Roxana Radu on September 21, 2010 at 11:59am —
There is a greater need to discuss and talk about inclusiveness and increase participation in the policy making process for person’s disability.
the inclusion of persons with disability on the web make these people feel less isolated and part of community.
The primary barriers perceived are value vs cost- the applications that may need to be added in the basic mobile phone to enable persons who are visually impaired or mentally… Continue
Added by Judi on September 20, 2010 at 8:27pm —
Network Neutrality: the economic, technical & consumers approaches:
During this workshop where distinguished speakers such as Vint Cerf, Lynn St Amour, Jake Jennings, Robert Pepper, etc. discussed on Managing the Internet, here are some information gathered as a remote participant.…
Added by Pascal G. Bekono on September 20, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Over the course of the 2010 IGF in Vilnius members of the social reporting team have put together over 65 blog posts with analysis and insight into key IGF issues. This round-up posts includes all those mentioned in the past posts, and flags up new blog posts since then. … Continue
Added by Tim Davies on September 19, 2010 at 6:37pm —
The launch of the Young Foundations new report "… Continue
Added by Tim Davies on September 19, 2010 at 4:40pm —
Net neutrality is the idea that network service providers shouldn't be allowed to prioritize information bits that rides on their pipes. Advocates in favor of legislation of net neutrality include Google, Amazon. eBay and a variety of consumer advocacy groups like savetheinternet and public knowledge argue enforceable net neutrality regulation to keep the Internet free, open, and democratic, so everyone can be on a same level playing field. Network service providers by contrast have incentives… Continue
Added by Arzak Khan on September 18, 2010 at 4:34pm —