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Internet resemble the humanity itself!!! yes i think it does. you meet the good and the bad. we see a beautiful and the ugly. we see empathy and cruelty. so if this it true, should we not expect harmony in this world before we see that in this virtual world? if you believe in the the the statement "God does not change nations till they change themselves" then you should take the initiative as you and me are part of that nation! and so i am keen to see the first symptoms of those changes
Telecommunications with an amazing wealth of enhancing productivity, contributing to social development and opening up new economical horizons have been evolving since their commercial inception in early 20th century. In recent years, convergence of the telecommunications, media and information technology sectors is in full pace especially with the emergence of the Internet and with the increasing capacity of existing networks to carry both telecommunications and broadcasting services.…Continue
Added by Naveed on September 26, 2012 at 7:33am — No Comments
A regional judge in Brazil orders the arrest of Brazil Google President after the company failed to take down videos.
Google is appealing, but the argument of the internet being a space where one can express themselves "freely" continues.
In November 2012, Baku is hosting the IGF meeting with the theme, ‘Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development’, and great focus on Internet Governance for Development, Emerging Issues, Managing Critical Internet Resources, Security, Openness and Privacy, Access and Diversity,Taking Stock and the Way Forward…Continue
LAst week, someone told me without giving further explanations that there is a clear difference between "e-business" and "e-commerce". This was when i lunched the online debate that we are doing each week with my organization Rudi International through it's program called "Rudi for Women and Girls Online" on that topic.
I didnt think about it right when i posted the topic on our Facebook page…Continue
The 2nd chat session of the Oman IGCBP 2012 group was on the topic of the Internet in 2022.
Some points mentioned at the discussion are as follows.
The Internet will be essential in our lives and it will be part of everything we have and use such as cars, homes, A/C, security system and every piece of equipment we will own. Internet of things will increase where one cannot be able to differentiate between human and a machine.
In addition, different applications will be…Continue
A blog post I wrote for the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog. Comments welcomed!
Too much has been discussed about Core Internet Infrastructure and it is unlikely eliminate totally cybercrime. I have been taken to support this point of view deployment and implementation of DNSSEC. It is true that DNSSEC implementation f…Continue
Added by Juan Manuel Rojas on September 14, 2012 at 6:02pm — No Comments
Brussels, 12 September 2012
Cyber security strengthened at EU institutions following successful pilot scheme
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The human civilization has lived through numerous evolutionary processes dating back centuries. The agricultural revolution followed by industrial revolution and the present age information revolution have transformed into massive social, political and economic change for people. These evolutionary adaptations were very influential to each other and to what life is today.…Continue
According to a recent Cisco report, global technological growth will continue to be drives by smart connected devices; the number of mobile-connected devices will exceed the world’s population during 2012 as there will be over 10 billion smart connected devices in 2016. According to Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, there are 3X as many smart phones being activated every minute around the world than there are babies being born; a sign of time. Smart phones are being adopted at incredible rates…Continue
Added by Naveed on September 12, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
For at least the last twenty years I have been aware of people talking about “paradigms” and “paradigm shifts” A paradigm is essentially a pattern ,” A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitutes a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline.” (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/paradigm) The definition uses the language of seeing – “a way of viewing” - and…Continue
Added by Deirdre Williams on September 10, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Hey All -
During the last few month, I am taking part in the NGL course - and we are exploring the field of Internet Governance.
Last week - after meeting with ISOC Israel CEO, it seems like we are interesting and want to take a meaningful part in designing the Israel IG strategy and share best practices with the world.
I believe that we already have some best practices that we can utilize here in Israel,
and I thought that may it can be…Continue
Added by Roi Shillo on September 10, 2012 at 8:47am — No Comments
Africa and East Africa in particular was having relatively a stable Internet connection although slow and expensive when Internet was basically through satellite links. When Optic fibres (submarine cables) arrived at the East African coast, with their vast advantages, many people, organisations and even government agencies switched from satellite to fibre Internet Service Providers (ISPs).
All seemed great at the start, with high…Continue
Added by Mayengo Tom Kizito on September 9, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments
The growing importance of ICTs in all facets of human societies cannot be overemphasized; ICTs facilitate real-time communication, boost productivity (Dubai Internet City, 2012), distribute timely information and open up governance. Further, they spawn whole new industries in smart countries, reduce unemployment, empower the people and build new global cultures, typified by mobile lifestyles and consumption of digital goods, which we all relate to. The question is not whether…Continue