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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Information overload?
By Stephanie on 7 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Dougald Hine has definitely got some facts right: our mobile devices are bringing us more words than any of us could ever read, more music than we could ever listen to, more video than we could ever...

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Save the Internet
By Mary on 28 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The minutes I spend on Facebook each day take more energy than a 10 km run (were I of fit enough mind and body to undertake such an endeavor). I seem to spend my time dodging calls to action and skimming over worthy posts exhorting me to be a better person.

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (February 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 24 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

WSIS+10, IGF, ICANN HLPGICGM, /1net, CSTD WGEC, #NETmundial, GICI, GIPO, FOC... What might seem as commands of a programming code for a machine are in fact becoming a must-know for diplomats - especially those placed in Geneva.

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The EU on Internet governance: Strong on description – Weak on prescription
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Last week,  the EC Communication on Internet Policy and Governance brought the long awaited EU approach to Internet governance, ahead of a decisive period in global digital...

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Turbulent times in Internet governance: it’s time to think about the current model
By Editor on 12 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

What shook the Internet governance (IG) realm more than the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) was the Snowden mass electronic surveillance revelation of mid-2013 and its spill-overs.

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Safer Internet Day
By petecranston on 11 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, E-tools, Internet Governance

Today is Safer Internet Day. Be honest – did you know? More importantly, do you feel confident you can can give sensible advice to your peers or to the young people at whom this programme is mainly directed?

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Online Reputation Management for Governments: in the national interest or out of the dictator’s playbook?
By Nicholas Dynon on 31 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Online reputation management: the practice of monitoring the Internet reputation of a person, brand or business, with the goal of suppressing negative mentions entirely, or pushing them lower on search engine results pages to decrease their visibility (Varinder Taprial, Priya Kanwar,...

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Help us to build a new Internet governance building and classify IG issues
By Jovan Kurbalija on 30 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

My problems with classifications date back to the time when I learned that a whale is not a fish and a tomato is not a vegetable. On tomatoes I got a bad mark for not following the scientific classification, but preserved my credibility with my aunts and other great cooks in my life.

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Governance of Internet governance: towards a plateau of productivity
By Vladimir Radunovic on 28 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

‘CIGI and Chatham House launch Global Commission on Internet Governance’ was a news headline from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, adding to an avalanche of initiatives, panels, and events on the future of Internet governance (IG).

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Webinar digest: (Un)knowns in digital politics in 2014
By Stephanie on 22 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

Internet governance (IG) developments in 2013 confirmed vividly the old saying that it is difficult to make predictions, especially about the future. Who could have predicted the Snowden revelations that have substantially affected global digital politics?