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Predicting NETmundial: What does data-mining the contributions tell us?
By Vladimir Radunovic on 18 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Less than two months ahead of the world football championship in Brazil, another mundial (world event) will take place in São Paolo: NETmundial.

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Access to the Internet is a Human Right
By petecranston on 14 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

60% of the world's population is not online.

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The Internet - an instrument for humanity not a tool for control: GIP launch
By petecranston on 10 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

“Internet Governance is at a cross-roads.” There is, “an urgent need for the international community to address growing risks and vulnerabilities faced by Governments, corporations and citizens while still ensuring digital growth and innovation”.

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Creating a conducive environment for students of diplomacy
By Editor on 8 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:

By its nature, diplomacy cuts across cultures, bringing people from many different backgrounds together in the same room. Creating an environment that is conducive to cooperation and knowledge sharing is important.

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Official Launch of the Geneva Internet Platform - Tuesday 8th April
By Editor on 7 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The way the Internet is governed is of strategic importance to modern society. Yet, current Internet governance (IG) is not robust enough to address the Internet’s critical relevance. This became apparent after the Snowden revelations created a major earthquake in global digital politics.

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (April 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 3 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

To assist diplomats in grasping the complexity of this multidisciplinary and  multistakeholder political environment, and to bring them up to speed on what to follow, when to follow it, and how to follow it, the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), hosted by DiploFoundation,...

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NETmundial: On the path to Brazil
By Editor on 2 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Preparations are under way for the NETmundial meeting, which takes place on 23-24 April in São Paolo, Brazil. Around 800 participants are expected to attend; many more will participate via remote hubs, which are being set up in regions worldwide.

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Successful completion of IG programme for MENA region
By Editor on 1 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme for participants from the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), organised by Hivos in collaboration with DiploFoundation and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has successfully concluded.

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Twitter bans, Facebook drones, public or private networks: e-Diplomacy futures
By petecranston on 31 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Twitter use in Turkey dropped when a ban on the platform was introduced. This simple fact was obscured by the excitement and celebration that in the days immediately after the ban Twitter traffic increased as people found ways around the block.

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Oops! What did I do wrong?
By Mary on 26 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:

In what had the nation reeling and rolling its collective eyes to heaven as it let out a cry of disbelief last month, an Irish homeowner who set up a website to show his CCTV footage of bad boys caught in the act of burglarising his home was told by the Irish Data Protection Commission that 'he...