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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Center to Periphery: differentiating spheres of control in China’s cyberspace
By Nicholas Dynon on 2 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

International news features regular reports of tensions on China’s borders. Relations along its maritime frontier, for example, are dominated by acrimony over the disputed Spratly and Diaoyutai/Senkaku Islands.

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Public policy and the Internet - case studies of Enhanced Cooperation -
By Editor on 19 Nov 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Public policy and the Internet - a timely study has recently been published on enhancing multistakeholder participation, where governments work with other stakeholders to find effective policy solutions to complex, and often trans-border, problems.

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Webinar digest: Global Internet politics after IGF 2013
By Stephanie on 4 Nov 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The 8th IGF in Bali, Indonesia, took place at a delicate time when surveillance and privacy issues were dominating most IG meeting agendas.

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Policing with social media?
By Mary on 28 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance

Last Monday, in Philadelphia, about 13 000 representatives of law enforcement agencies from around the world met at the 120th Annual International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Law Enforcement Education and Technology Exhibition.

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The launch of the Arab IGF
By Editor on 28 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The Arab Internet Governance Forum (Arab IGF) is one of the latest additions to the regional IGFs that were launched after the success of the global IGF.

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IGF Bali: Day 4
By Editor on 25 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Today, on the last of a hectic few days in Bali at the IGF, the Emerging Issues session was devoted to an elephant in the room: surveillance. First broached at the High Level meeting on Day 0, it was a topic of discussion many times during the course of the IGF.

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IGF Bali: Day 3
By Editor on 25 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Where did all the people go? The general impression today was that there were too few people in the rooms. With formal confirmation that over 1500 people collected badges, it seemed that only about half were really there … maybe the others were at the beach!

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IGF Bali: Day 2
By Editor on 23 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Life continues unabated in Bali with busy schedules all round and lots of interesting sessions to attend. Many of today’s IGF sessions focused on multistakeholder(ism). One item in focus was the selection process involved in choosing non-governmental stakeholders.

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It IS diplomacy, stupid!
By Jovan Kurbalija on 23 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Home

Today I was an e-squatter, a new type of conference participant. In big events, like the Internet Governance Forum, with more than 2000 participants and many parallel sessions, it’s possible to find a conference room with good wifi connection and do some work back home.

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IGF Bali: Day 1
By Editor on 22 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Day 1 of the 2013 IGF in Bali started early with an orientation session kicking off at 8am (yes, you read that right!).

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