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.



Jovan Kurbalija's picture
Are we facing a turning point in global digital politics?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Sep 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

When Brazil speaks on Internet governance (IG) everybody listens. Conference audiences shift from browsing the Net and look at the podium. The buzz in the room is replaced by an almost reverent silence. Every word is carefully heard.

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Are citizen-run mesh networks the key to an open Internet? Probably not. (Part 2)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 9 Sep 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Home

Back to Part 1: so - could we then simply boost the mesh networks and connect all of them in a similar mesh way to get the globally green Internet 2?

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Are citizen-run mesh networks the key to an open Internet? Probably not. (Part 1)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 9 Sep 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Home

‘Governments of the Industrial World, you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to leave us alone. You are not welcome among us. You have no sovereignty where we gather.’

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The History of Wireless Communications in Canada’s Arctic - Part Three
By Darlene Thompson on 5 Sep 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Why is the extension of wireless communication so important to Nunavut?  In this, the last blog in this series, we explore the many reasons it is such a significant development

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The History of Wireless Communications in Canada’s Arctic - Part Two
By Darlene Thompson on 30 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-tools, Internet Governance

Remember, there is no such thing as remote in the Internet world?

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The History of Wireless Communications in Canada’s Arctic - Part One
By Darlene Thompson on 20 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

We all think the Internet has connected everybody and that there is no longer such a thing as remote--well, I have realized that we are so remote, people don't even think of us as connected!  Have you ever taken an international flight that took you over the “top of the world”?  All of those...

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Placing the citizens’ needs at the centre
By Stephanie on 18 Aug 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Is your country part of the multilateral initiative that promotes the principles of open government? Is your country among the 60 governments that are part of this initiative, called the Open Government Partnership (OGP)?

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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” ...

Stephanie's picture
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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