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Twiplo-blunders: they’re fun, and necessary
By petecranston on 7 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

So we all like a good laugh, especially at the expense of important people, which is why pricking pomposity and mocking self-importance has become such a popular sport online (and why anxious, threatened politicians who wish for a more controlled world, in the sense of controlled from the centre...

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Save the Internet
By Mary on 28 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

The minutes I spend on Facebook each day take more energy than a 10 km run (were I of fit enough mind and body to undertake such an endeavor). I seem to spend my time dodging calls to action and skimming over worthy posts exhorting me to be a better person.

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A two-track approach to Syria: unyoking civilians and politicians
By Biljana Scott on 26 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy

 

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (February 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 24 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance, Webinars

WSIS+10, IGF, ICANN HLPGICGM, /1net, CSTD WGEC, #NETmundial, GICI, GIPO, FOC... What might seem as commands of a programming code for a machine are in fact becoming a must-know for diplomats - especially those placed in Geneva.

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The EU on Internet governance: Strong on description – Weak on prescription
By Jovan Kurbalija on 20 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

Last week,  the EC Communication on Internet Policy and Governance brought the long awaited EU approach to Internet governance, ahead of a decisive period in global digital...

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Twitter and Facebook: eBay, Amazon or Second Life?
By petecranston on 19 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

"Twitter share price plummets", crowed a host of articles earlier this month, playing to our collective schadenfreude over hyper-successful dot.com.2 companies like Twitter. A 24% fall in share price is certainly more than a wobble, although not remarkable in a sector noted for its volatility....

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The History of Switzerland in Serbian
By Jovan Kurbalija on 16 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Home

Links between Switzerland and the Balkans are numerous, starting with those that are easily visible. Every Christmas and Easter, thousands of cars with Swiss plates carry families to their home countries for the holidays. Swiss cuckoo clocks hang on the walls of many houses in the Balkans.

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Turbulent times in Internet governance: it’s time to think about the current model
By Editor on 12 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Internet Governance

What shook the Internet governance (IG) realm more than the 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) was the Snowden mass electronic surveillance revelation of mid-2013 and its spill-overs.

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Safer Internet Day
By petecranston on 11 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, E-tools, Internet Governance

Today is Safer Internet Day. Be honest – did you know? More importantly, do you feel confident you can can give sensible advice to your peers or to the young people at whom this programme is mainly directed?

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Fiddling with words while Syria burns
By Biljana Scott on 5 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, Looking Sideways, Home

The Geneva II talks have just ended with little to show for them, or so the press claims.

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