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The post-JPA phase: towards a future Internet governance model

The question of ICANN’s potential independence from the US government opens up as the JPA review period approaches. EuroDIG panelists found that ICANN’s future and prospects of transformation of this organization, its structure and policy processes need to be adequately addressed as expressed in earlier demands by various IG stakeholders of WSIS and IGF meetings. Particularly, demands for increase of accountability and transparency within ICANN need to be met if ICANN’s future IG position is to… Continue

Added by Elma Demir on September 15, 2009 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Workshop 3: The Internet - critical to our lives: are we sure it's reliable?

We have become highly depent on the Internet. Future Internet development and technology business innovation will be a direct result of future Internet reliability. Although a consensus was reached that globally Internet is reliable in terms of service availability, local reliability – defined as confidence in the service from users’ perspective –faces serious issues dues access and costs. Panelists agreed that it is absolutely necessary to have universal access to the Internet in order to… Continue

Added by Elma Demir on September 14, 2009 at 9:11pm — No Comments

Workshop 4: Cybercrime and cyber security

As the dependence of societies on the information increases, importance of securing that information increases. At the heart of information security are the private-public partnerships as both – private and public agents - are necessary for effective protection of information and infrastructure: private sector has the experience, knowledge, technologies and the customers, while the public sector has the ability to enforce.

When ensuring security and protection on the web, private… Continue

Added by Elma Demir on September 14, 2009 at 8:51pm — No Comments

Opening and Roundtable discussion: A way forward for a truly democratic Internet governance regime

In one of the last sentences stated at the EuroDIG Opening and Roundtable discussion, the Internet was identified as a medium that is changing and directing the evolution of the world. From this perspective then, the Internet Governance (IGF) becomes a process that generates creation of new world governance. Being ’fast and furious’’ and global in its nature, the Internet entails new ways to be dealt with; moreover it requires a move beyond the traditional models of governance if its success… Continue

Added by Elma Demir on September 14, 2009 at 8:37pm — No Comments



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