The IG blog is the online companion to An Introduction to Internet Governance, which provides a comprehensive overview of the main Internet governance issues and actors. Now in its fourth edition in English, the book has been translated into Serbian/BCS, French, and Armenian. Translated versions of the book Internet governance: Issues, Actors and Divides (an earlier version of An Introduction to Internet Governance) are available in French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Chinese, and Portuguese.



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In the Internet we trust: Is there a need for an Internet social contract?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The current trust deficit and ways to overcome it are the focus of a recent blog by Michael Moller, acting director of the UN Office in Geneva.

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Diplo joins Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers
By Editor on 16 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

DiploFoundation has joined the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Centers as an affiliated participant.

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Master/PGD students visit University of Malta's Faculty of Arts
By Editor on 11 Feb 2015 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Students currently following the University of Malta's Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy, run by DiploFoundation, were last week invited to the University of Malta's Faculty of Arts library by the Dean of the Faculty,...

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Bitcoin 2015: What’s in store?
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance, Home

2014 was a very interesting year for Bitcoin: even though its price dropped 67%, there were major moves in terms of trade, transactions, and capital investments. Big brand names like Microsoft, Dell, Expedia, Dell, NewEgg, and Overstock started to accept Bitcoin payments.

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Internet governance forecast for 2015: Unsettled weather, fresh winds, stormy at times
By Editor on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

Unsettled weather, with fresh winds, and storms at times, sums up the forecast for Internet governance (IG) in 2015, according to Diplo’s director Dr Jovan Kurbalija, speaking during Tuesday’s...

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Taking Internet governance webinars to the next level
By Stephanie on 16 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

As for many of Diplo's friends, the monthly Internet governance (IG) webinars have been a constant on our schedule. Last year alone, over 300 participants joined us online to discuss IG issues.

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Welcome 2015 ‒ a year of cyber(in)security
By Vladimir Radunovic on 31 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Nuclear plant in South Korea hacked... Hackers attack Internet overlord ICANN... US, European police swoop on Tor 'dark markets' ... Cybersecurity units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles... Digital War takes shape on websites over ISIS...

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Christmas shopping with Bitcoin
By Simona Cioroiu on 22 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance, Home

For those of us who prefer to avoid the in-store mania that is part and parcel of the Christmas shopping season, Bitcoin offers a quiet alternative.

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Remote is far, far way: online is inclusive collaboration
By Ginger Paque on 11 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance

How to improve inclusion in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) process through online resources, tools, and facilitation was one of the points of discussion at the IGF 2015 Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meetings in Geneva during the week of 2 December.

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Black Friday 2014….
By Simona Cioroiu on 9 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance, Home

Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, is on the day after American Thanksgiving so Black Friday 2014 was on 28 November.

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