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Seiiti's Blog – March 2010 Archive (10)

SSIG - Internet Governance and multistakeholderism tomorrow

Everton Lucero, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Brazil and Bertrand de La Chapelle, Envoy Internet Governance, French Foreign Ministry made an interesting presentation on this topic. Here are a few notes I took:

The first important point is that the speakers are presenting personal views on the context of an academic event. They are not representing their governments in the…


Added by Seiiti on March 25, 2010 at 9:55pm — No Comments

SSIG - the case of Brazil in the management of a ccTLD

Here are my notes from the presentation from prof. Hartmut Glaser, Nic.br:

The first connection was in october 1988. The first .br domain was registered in April 1989. The Comitê Gestor was created in May 1995. In November 1997 the PTT (NAP) was installed in Sao Paulo

Today we have roughly 1/3 of the Brazilian population using the Internet.…


Added by Seiiti on March 24, 2010 at 7:36pm — 1 Comment

SSIG - Telecommunication Regulations and Internet Governance

Robert Pepper, Vice President, Global Technology Policy, Cisco. Here are some notes I made:

The history of the Internet reveals that we end to underestimate the traffic and the number of people connected. The demand is exceeding the most optimistic predictions. This is also the case of the mobile Internet.…


Added by Seiiti on March 24, 2010 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

SSIG - Coordinated Internet Resources

Demi Getschko, Nic.br presented the case of Coordinate Internet Resources. Here are some notes I took:

First, the history of the coordination of resources was presented.

In 1990s it was the first time we heard about the depletion of IPv4. In 1993 the Internet starts to be explored for commercial…


Added by Seiiti on March 24, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

SSIG - The role of RIRs in Internet

Ingrid Wijte, RIPE NCC, started day 2 of the South Summer School on Internet Governance. Here are some notes:

In 1992 the RIPE NCC was created by the community, with no legal entity, an open community with no formal membership. The bulk of the work is done by working groups, like the address policy working group.

Some services such as the distribution of addresses are public, while the database management is a service for… Continue

Added by Seiiti on March 23, 2010 at 1:55pm — No Comments

SSIG - Content regulations and freedom of expression n the Internet

Pedro Less Andrade, Latin American Policy Counsel of Google Inc, made the final presentation of the day. Here are some notes:

Pedro Less Andrade: Content regulations and freedom of expression n the Internet

The web 2.0 is maturing now as the use of the net goes to social web. From the Long Tail to user-generated content and now the communities... and also collective… Continue

Added by Seiiti on March 22, 2010 at 10:03pm — No Comments

SSIG - The next billion users

Here are some notes from the lecture of Sebastian Bellagamba, ISOC Regional Bureau Manager for Latin America:

Sebastián Bellagamba: The next billion Internet users

In 2007, the first billion users was achieved, and 32% of users were in Eastern Asia, and 23% in Europe, followed bu 18% in North…


Added by Seiiti on March 22, 2010 at 8:45pm — 3 Comments

SSIG - The role of standards, protocols and codes in Internet governance

Here are some notes from Avri Doria, from Lulea Technology University, presentation:

Avri Doria: How can we look at protocols, standards and code from a principles-based perspective?

Do people writing code think they are doing Internet governance? Most of the time, no.

In documents we see "int their respective roles": how is that relevant to protocols,… Continue

Added by Seiiti on March 22, 2010 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

SSIG - A holistic approach to Internet governance

Here are my notes from the presentation of William Drake, Graduate Institute for International Studies, Geneva:

William Drake: A holistic approach to Internet governance

What is Internet governance and how do we know when we see it? There are many competing ways of seeing it and there are different consequences of the choice made.

The overview of the… Continue

Added by Seiiti on March 22, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SSIG - History and policy of Internet governance

I'm in Sao Paulo now, with a fellowship for the South School on Internet Governance 2010. Below are some notes I took.

The first presentation is from Wolfgang Kleinwaechter, University of Aarhus.

Currently there are many debates, including China and Google, the protection of intellectual property and it is an important thing to understand the history of the Internet governance to… Continue

Added by Seiiti on March 22, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments



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