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September 2016 Blog Posts (14)

Internet Governance Weekly News : IANA Stewardship Transition; Clinton / Trump on Cybersecurity; Domain name disputes (WIPO); iGmena Summit 2016; LACNIC 26 - LACNOG 16; CyFy


This week, IANA stewardship transition on internet governance headlines again as "four conservative states Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma and Nevada filed a lawsuit to stop the IANA transition in an effort to block the U.S. government’s contract with ICANN for IANA functions from expiring this night". On domain name, with just a…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 30, 2016 at 6:46pm — No Comments

The IANA stewardship transition: what is happening? (Part II)

In the previous blog post, we have looked at the overall process related to the transition of the US Government (USG) stewardship role over the IANA functions, providing an overview of  the changes that will accompany the transition, and outlining the steps taken over the past several months in preparation for these…


Added by Sorina Teleanu on September 24, 2016 at 8:54pm — No Comments

The IANA stewardship transition: what is happening? (Part I)

The attention of the global Internet community is very much focused these days on the IANA stewardship transition process. The umbilical cord between the US government and ICANN is expected to be cut on 1 October; afterwards, ICANN is to function as an entity accountable to the global multistakeholder Internet community. With this date rapidly approaching, both the supporters and the opposers of the transition tend…


Added by Sorina Teleanu on September 24, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Digital policy issues emphasised at the G20 Leaders’ Summit

G20 leaders had their annual summit on 4-5 September, in Hangzhou, China. The communique released at the end of the summit, as well as other documents agreed or…


Added by Sorina Teleanu on September 23, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : IANA Stewardship transition; The State of Broadband 2016; 334.6 million domain name in Q2 2016; InterCommunity 2016; African forum on data protection; Yahoo hacked


This week, IANA Stewardship transition dominates Internet Governance headlines with some communication battle as Sen. Ted Cruz and Donal J Trump express oppostion on transition while ICANN and most of community members inform on the real "nature of the IANA functions, ICANN, and the likely impact of the transition". Also, United Nations Broadband Commission for Sustainable…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 23, 2016 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Internet and analogies: Riding a bus through the submarine fibre

You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat.  - Albert Einstein

How does the Internet work? Well, let's think of a traditional phone, or telegraph - imagine it as the Einstein's cat... Or, think of data packets as…


Added by Vladimir Radunovic on September 23, 2016 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Transition IANA; Rapport 2016 sur la Large Bande; 334,6 millions de noms de domaine; InterCommunity 2016; forum africain sur données personnelles



Cette semaine, la transition de la supervision des fonctions IANA est à la UNE de l'actualité sur la gouvernance internet avec le sénateur Ted Cruz et Donal J Trump qui expriment leur opposition à la transition au moment ou l'ICANN et la plupart des membres…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 23, 2016 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Revue Hebdo Gouvernance Internet : Audition transition aux Etats Unis; WIFI gratuit en Europe en 2020; Modernisation droit d'auteur; Réunion experts U.A sur GI; APTLD 70; TLD CON 2016


Cette semaine, l'actualité de la gouvernance mondiale internet est marquée principalement par l'audition au sénat américain sur la transition IANA; l'Union Européenne qui envisage de fournir gratuitement du WI-FI dans toutes les villes de l'UE d'ici 2020 et le…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 16, 2016 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : Hearing on IANA transition; free WI-FI in EU by 2020; copyright modernisation in Europe; African Union experts meeting on IG; APTLD 70; TLD CON 2016


This week, US senate judiciary subcommettee hearing on IANA transition; European Union planning to provide free WI-FI in every EU town by 2020 and 5G deployment by 2025 are among most commented news on Internet Governance landscape. Also, European Commission has set out proposals on copyright modernisation to increase cultural diversity and online content availability in Europe. As for event, we note African Union experts…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 16, 2016 at 6:06pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : Hearing on IANA transition next week; Japan on Brexit & data protection, G20 summit, ITU Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium...


This week, Iana transition on headlines as Senator Ted Cruz on Wednesday scheduled a hearing next week entitled "Protecting Internet Freedom: Implications of Ending U.S. Oversight of the Internet" while on Thursday, a group of republican committee chairmen ask U.S administration to reconsider IANA…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 9, 2016 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Internet Governance Weekly News : BEREC publish net neutrality guidelines; companies sign EU-US Privacy Shield, ICANN board; French African Seminar in Internet Governance; AfPIF 2016


This week, cyberpolitics, geopolitics as China reportedly allows foreign technology companies to join a key government committee in an effort to ease foreign concerns over its cybersecurity policies while Iran announce launch of its first ever national data network.  On Net neutrality, European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), has published new net neutrality guidelines to ensure open internet access for…


Added by Mamadou LO on September 2, 2016 at 7:53pm — No Comments

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