Kevon Swift, a business analyst at the External Relations Unit, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Trinidad and Tobago, started the DiploFoundation / University of Malta Master in Contemporary Diplomacy with an Internet Governance...
By Editor on 25 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: Home
By Aldo Matteucci on 25 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: Looking Sideways
Governments have been caught spying on each other. So what else is new? Before taking informed decisions, governments weigh benefits and costs of action. To this end they gather – by hook or crook – as much contextual and social information as they can afford.
By Aldo Matteucci on 22 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: Looking Sideways
I was answering my eMail, at the reception of the resort in Kerala where I’m staying at the moment, when I heard sweet talk coming from the side. A mother and her teen-age boys were rocking gently on a wooden swing, talking, and sharing.
By petecranston on 21 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
Say 'digital assets' and instantly eyes glaze, in a way wearily familiar to those of us who try and interest our friends and family in the details of the technologies we all rely on.
By Katharina Hone on 18 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: Home
The Guardian reports that during the London G20 summit in 2009, British intelligence services read delegates’ e-mail exchanges, hacked delegates’ smart phones and even set up an internet café for G20 participants with the purpose of extracting password details and related information.
By Guy Girardet on 17 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
By Editor on 17 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"Whenever I am asked about the role of social media and new technologies for citizen engagement, I like to show the first minute and a half or so of this brilliant TED Talk by Dave Meslin", writes Giulio Quaggiotto, Practice Leader, Knowledge and Innovation, ...
By Jovan Kurbalija on 13 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
The short answer is YES! A bit longer answer could be prompted by questions… why, over the last few days, have we not heard news about ambassadors presenting demarches in Washington, with reasonable doubts whether their e-mails have been intercepted?
By Editor on 13 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
By Editor on 12 Jun 2013 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"The growth in social media represents a shift in power from traditional top-down communication to the individual.