The digital policy developments in September were dominated by the UN Summit to adopt the post-2015 development agenda, and the USA-China meeting from which a cyber arms deal emerged.
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By Editor on 29 Sep 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
[Geneva, 28 September 2015] The Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and the Internet Society (ISOC) today announced the launch of the Digital Watch, a new online tool to empower diplomats and other Internet policy participants by providing a concise...
By Roxana Radu on 21 Sep 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
Managing complex governance arrangements in the absence of trust is the new million dollar (bitcoin?) question.
By Editor on 4 Sep 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
On 28 and 29 August, 30 diplomats gathered in Bangkok to learn about and discuss cyber diplomacy, a practice that is vital to avoid conflict and miscommunication in global Internet policy-making.
By Editor on 27 Aug 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
Cybersecurity, the global IG architecture, the IANA transition process, privacy and data protection, and the responsibility of Internet intermediaries ranked high on the digital policy agenda during the summer months, the IG Barometer for July and August revealed.
By Arvin Kamberi on 24 Aug 2015 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance
Bitcoin, as a leading cryptocurrency, is at a point that everyone knew it would come to. Everyone hoped this wouldn’t be potentially threaten the stability of the whole blockchain invention. Nevertheless.
By Editor on 13 Jul 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
Earlier this month, Rafik Dammak, chair of ICANN's Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG), and a tutor for Diplo's Internet governance online course for the MENA region, was interviewed by Flavia Fascendini from...
By Editor on 2 Jul 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
June proved to be another intensive month for cybersecurity, privacy, data protection, and net neutrality.
By Editor on 4 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
From 25 to 29 May 2015, the ICT development community, joined by diplomats, academics, and business representatives, gathered to discuss topics related to Internet governance (IG).
By Editor on 1 Jun 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
While many Internet governance events and developments took place in May, two main highlights emerged, as noted by Diplo director and Geneva Internet Governance head Dr Jovan Kurbalija, last week during the monthly...