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Online trust: between competences and intentions
By Jovan Kurbalija on 19 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Trust (or the lack thereof) is a frequent theme in public debates. It is often seen as a monolithic concept. However, we trust different people for  different reasons, and in different ways. Sometimes we trust that people can do something (competences).

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International law leaves everyone vulnerable in cyberspace
By Katharina Hone on 12 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

One of the key moments of the NSA-affair from a German perspective was the revelation that the phone of German chancellor Angela Merkel had been tapped. She reacted by stating that "spying among friends, that cannot be" and bemoaned a loss of trust.  

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Humanitarian diplomacy learning for the Americas
By Editor on 12 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Home

Margarita Griffith is Learning Officer for the America Zone Office of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) in Panama.

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Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoin
By arvin on 9 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-tools

The cryptocurrency story is a continuation of the long-running saga of economics, markets, and commodity exchange in human society.

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Does diplomatic law really protect? Part two
By Editor on 6 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Webinars

This is the second blog post in a series looking at diplomatic law, privileges and immunities. The blogs are written by Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin in follow-up to his 20 May webinar.

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Diplomats and social media: no silver bullets
By Editor on 5 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

If Benjamin Franklin, the first diplomat to represent the US, were able to time-travel his way here, he might choose to paraphrase himself: “either tweet something worth reading, or do something worth tweeting.”

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Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (May 2014): Webinar digest
By Editor on 2 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

At the April Geneva webinar-briefing on Internet Governance we focused on the final preparations for the #NETmundial and reflected on other key developments of the month; we then looked into the main events scheduled for May.

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Webinar digest: Does diplomatic law really protect?
By Editor on 25 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Webinars

Diplo lecturer Alan Franklin's webinar on 20 May stimulated intensive discussion about whether diplomatic law actually is complied with (the conventional viewpoint) or whether it is 'honoured in the breach' (the more realistic...

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Diplo alumni – six years later
By Hannah on 23 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

Last week I was struck by a photo I spotted on Facebook: three graduates of our 2008 Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Diplomacy happened to meet up in New York.

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What is the European Court of Justice telling us in the Google case?
By Editor on 19 May 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Is it about the right to be forgotten (at all)? In an era where everything we do online leaves a footprint, where the delete button doesn’t wipe out our actions, the recent judgement by the European Court of Justice (CoJ) draws attention to our ‘right to be forgotten’....

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