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December 2010 Blog Posts (8)

Brazilian Government Launches Public Consultation on New Data Protection Bill

Referring to the Brazilian "Marco Civil", especially to its sections 1 and 7:

"1. Liberdade, privacidade e direitos humanos

O uso da Internet deve guiar-se pelos princípios de liberdade de

expressão, de privacidade do indivíduo e de respeito aos direitos

humanos, reconhecendo-os como fundamentais para a preservação de uma

sociedade justa e democrática."


"7. Inimputabilidade da rede

O combate a ilícitos na rede deve atingir os… Continue

Added by Cédric Laurant on December 30, 2010 at 7:03pm — No Comments

New Corporate and Government Governance Model?

...influenced by leak liability. A theory or a prediction that may come to true?

Why Wikileaks will be the death of big business and big government.


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 28, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments



Its Christmas for some, Kwanza for others, and the list goes on. Religions and various spiritual persuasions talk of spreading the common good to mankind minus the evils. Internet Governance also talks of extracting

the negatives then share the common good from ICTs to develop mankind. There is

some commonality in these thematic approaches and yet I do not see religions

represented as a stakeholder in the IG Forums. I consider…


Added by Felix Samakande on December 25, 2010 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Right to be informed


Until wikileaks days, publicly admitted censorship was not that present in the west (while everyone who spent some time there could detect that some information were "omtted" if subject was on the verge of a local taboo). From the other point of net presence, one can detect censorship by geolocation even on…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 15, 2010 at 8:30pm — No Comments

ICANN Meeting 39 in Cartagena De Indias, Colombia

ICANN held its 39th public meeting in the sunny city of Cartagena De Indias, Colombia during Dec 5-10, 2010. The meeting held close to 1000 participants from 100+ countries from around the world. The meeting was held at the Julio Cesar Turbay Ayala…


Added by Fahd A. Batayneh on December 14, 2010 at 12:03pm — 2 Comments

Information Resilience

Internet was designed with nuclear war in mind. Live example is wikileaks resilience. Visual Map of Wikileaks Mirrors

Information of common importance gone into wild, with dedication to a cause, tends to survive pressure to be extinct. Wikileaks is not successfully silenced within US jurisdiction according to a fairly large number of mirrors hosted there. Additionally web is not only possible information…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 12, 2010 at 1:19am — No Comments

Participate in EuroDIG agenda survey

The 4th EuroDIG will take place in Belgrade (30/31 May 2011) and the agenda of the meeting has started to be discussed.What issues are important to you? What topics should be mainstreamed on the next meeting? You now have the opportunity to take part on the agenda-setting of the EuroDIG…


Added by Marília Maciel on December 6, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

WikiLeaks and Stuxnet

WikiLeaks is by now big time news event unfolding, creating all sorts of debate on information protection, governmental actions, various political comments, technological moves from hosting, domain companies, legal actions.... slowly galvanizing voices about free speech, security of information systems, violation of policies. We are obviously about to learn major lesson about information society and real powers in it.

Amid this front news, there is something more sinister lurking…


Added by Ljubisa Gavrilovic on December 4, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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