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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eDiplomacy in a Balkanised Internet
By petecranston on 31 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

“The net is finished as a global network” ...

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Webinar digest: Surveillance programs and their effects on Internet users worldwide
By Stephanie on 2 Jul 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

The recent reports confirming the existence of surveillance programs run by the US National Security Agency (NSA) have shaken the international online community.

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GUEST BLOG: The Snowden Affair (Part 2): State capitalism through the Chinese dreamscape
By Editor on 30 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

In my previous blog, I highlighted the ironies – or as one Chinese general put it, the ‘hypocritical behavior’ – that the Chinese press has...

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GUEST BLOG: The Snowden Affair (Part 1): ‘Differences’ on the issue of cybersecurity reading more like similarities
By Editor on 30 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The timing of Edward Snowden’s whistle blowing in relation to the US National Security Agency’s (NSA) cyber surveillance activities couldn’t have been more ironic or – for the USA – inconvenient.  Coming on the eve of scheduled summit talks between Barak Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi...

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Navigating the global Internet policy labyrinth
By Editor on 13 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Today, the European Union announced its plans to develop a Global Internet Policy Observatory (GIPO), an online platform designed to increase global participation in debates and decisions on Internet policies.

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The threat of cyber-attacks
By Stephanie on 6 May 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

A few days ago, Spanish authorities arrested a 35-year-old Dutchman, a few kilometres north of Barcelona. He is suspected of mounting what is being considered the biggest attack on the Internet in history.

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Online-offline-inside-outside learn where you can!
By Ginger on 16 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Someone asked me whether we need a classroom (either physical or virtual) to learn. I had a very unprofessional reaction -- all I could think was: what a silly question! This is not even a matter of artificial or real dilemma -- the concept of restricting learning is absurd.

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ICANN’s new engagement strategy in the developing world
By Stephanie on 3 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

In the midst of updates and controversy surrounding the new gTLD Program, ICANN is working on a new engagement strategy that can foster closer regional involvement, better engagement with stakeholders – especially in developing countries – and a strengthened presence in different regions.

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Waging a (private) cyberwar
By Vladimir Radunovic on 2 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

What the Tallinn Manual and the DDoS attack against Spamhaus have in common

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Two new 'Internet Governance Lite' videos
By Editor on 22 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Ever wondered how the Internet works and what all these terms and abbreviations stand for? You don't have to be an engineer to understand it.

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