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MAG nomination

Nominated by: Cintra Sooknanan - Chair Internet Society - Trinidad and Tobago Chapter

Full name: Keisha Taylor

Gender: Female

Nationality: Trinidad & Tobago & UK

Country of residence: United Kingdom

Organisation: TechSoup Global…


Added by Keisha Taylor on November 20, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Is the UN Really Trying to Take Over the Internet?

A blog post I wrote for the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog. Comments welcomed!


Added by Keisha Taylor on September 18, 2012 at 5:16pm — 1 Comment

Moving Beyond Remote Participation towards E-Participation #67

As the IGF continues with yet another year of remote participation, remote panellists were also prominent. Some even participated by phone.  This year an ether pad platform allowed those attending and participating remotely to write notes, and share principles and guidelines at an e-participation workshop. This…


Added by Keisha Taylor on September 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

UK government may allow ISPs to abandon net neutrality

It seems like the UK may succeed where the US has failed by possibly taking a step away from net neutrality http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2010/nov/17/net-neutrality-ed-vaizey

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2010-11/17/uk-government-abandons-net-neutrality. However given that the… Continue

Added by Keisha Taylor on November 18, 2010 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Summary Report of points discussed on Cloud Computing at IGF 2010

This is only a summary of some of the main points highlighted on Cloud Computing at the IGF 2010.

Sessions included:

Main session - Emerging Issues – Cloud Computing…


Added by Keisha Taylor on September 26, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Vinton Cerf at Internet Governance Forum 2010

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 — 2 Comments

We need to develop a new Internet business model to maintain net neutrality

Representatives from Google, Verizon, Cisco, AT&T, French Telecom , Norwegian Post and Telecommunications Authority, Telefónica S.A, the Technology Policy Institute, Georgetown University and ISOC (see the names and affiliations of those present on the… Continue

Added by Keisha Taylor on September 17, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

Speakers at IGF opening ceremony support multistakeholderism

A beautiful rendition of ‘What a Wonderful World’ opened this year’s IGF in Vilnius, Lithuania. It was acknowledged as ‘one of the biggest events that has ever been launched in Vilnius’ and ‘the greatest event in the field of information technologies by Mr. Eligijus Massiulis, Minister of Transport and Communications…


Added by Keisha Taylor on September 14, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Net neutrality debate at Diplo's pre IGF workshop

The issue of net neutrality provided much fodder for debate at the DiploFoundation’s pre IGF workshop, which hosted an array of professionals from diverse fields and countries. When the recent decision by Google to amend its position on net neutrality with Verizon was brought up it spawned a lot of interesting debate on the possible impact such a decision will have not only on the development of the internet,…


Added by Keisha Taylor on September 13, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments



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