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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Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat and other questions
By Ginger Paque on 16 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat[1] ?

Does tweeting a meeting or a conference change the meeting?

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The power and limitations of visual metaphors
By Vladimir Veljasevic on 12 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Home

I usually communicate by drawing. This time, I will write a text. There is a saying that one picture conveys a thousand words. Sometimes I wonder if the opposite applies to me. I am part of Diplo’s Creative Lab, and Professor of Drawing and Printmaking at the Faculty of Arts in Belgrade.

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NETmundial 2014 - a roundup of reflections
By Editor on 2 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

'NETMundial mattered, even if there was little apparent progress on substantive issues', seems to be the consensus from the commentaries and reflections that have emerged this week.

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Why NETmundial mattered and what was achieved
By petecranston on 25 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

"After two days of intensive negotiations with more than 1300 comments and proposals, the NETmundial summit in São Paulo concluded Thursday evening with the expected Multistakeholder Statement.

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Day 1 at NETmundial: Rejecting mass surveillance, fostering net neutrality
By petecranston on 24 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

From the corridors of negotiations to the end of the night discussing principles and a roadmap for an acceptable summit declaration, Jovan Kurbalija and Vladimir Radunovic give us their insight on this promising summit.

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What links Fernand Braudel, NETmundial, and São Paulo?
By Jovan Kurbalija on 22 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Diplo has a tradition of making a link between major Internet governance (IG) meetings and their venues.

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Watch out for the wording: a NETmundial vocabulary
By Vladimir Radunovic on 22 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Every diplomatic negotiation boils down to a limited number of open concepts and words. NETmundial is no different. There are some phrases that either carry a specific approach to Internet governance (IG) or trigger different interpretations.

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Predicting NETmundial: What does data-mining the contributions tell us?
By Vladimir Radunovic on 18 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Less than two months ahead of the world football championship in Brazil, another mundial (world event) will take place in São Paolo: NETmundial.

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Access to the Internet is a Human Right
By petecranston on 14 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

60% of the world's population is not online.

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The Internet - an instrument for humanity not a tool for control: GIP launch
By petecranston on 10 Apr 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

“Internet Governance is at a cross-roads.” There is, “an urgent need for the international community to address growing risks and vulnerabilities faced by Governments, corporations and citizens while still ensuring digital growth and innovation”.