2014 was a very interesting year for Bitcoin: even though its price dropped 67%, there were major moves in terms of trade, transactions, and capital investments. Big brand names like Microsoft, Dell, Expedia, Dell, NewEgg, and Overstock started to accept Bitcoin payments.
By Simona Cioroiu on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: E-tools, Internet Governance, Home
By Editor on 28 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars
Unsettled weather, with fresh winds, and storms at times, sums up the forecast for Internet governance (IG) in 2015, according to Diplo’s director Dr Jovan Kurbalija, speaking during Tuesday’s...
By Petru Dumitriu on 19 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
Recognising the irreplaceable role the United Nations (UN) plays globally means explicitly accepting multilateralism as the fundamental matrix of international cooperation, against a background of globalisation and in view of the existence of common interests of all states, beyond their own...
By Stephanie on 16 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars
As for many of Diplo's friends, the monthly Internet governance (IG) webinars have been a constant on our schedule. Last year alone, over 300 participants joined us online to discuss IG issues.
By Mary on 13 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
As more than 40 heads of state and dignitaries visited Paris on Sunday to show their solidarity with the people of France under the banner of anti-terrorism and freedom of speech, some in Budapest were wondering why Prime Minister Viktor Orbán had been invited.
By Jovan Kurbalija on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Looking Sideways
Chappatte’s cartoons – as always – say a lot. The attack on Charlie Hebdo was more than ‘just’ another terrorist attack; it was an attack on humour, one of the most sophisticated ways we have of communicating as humans.
By Biljana Scott on 8 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Home
There is a freedom beyond the freedom of speech, and that is the freedom of satire. Freedom of speech is already curtailed in countries which otherwise uphold it as a basic right through the criminalization of hate-speech, holocaust denial and incitement to commit acts of terrorism.
By Petru Dumitriu on 7 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
‘Reform’ is a very fashionable term. No respectable statesman or head of an organisation would speak about their leadership intentions without a generous use of the notion.
By Editor on 6 Jan 2015 | From the channel/s: Diplomacy
Mark Forsyth is Refugee Support Services Coordinator with the British Red Cross. His work focuses on asylum seekers and refugees, in particular unaccompanied child asylum seekers.
By Vladimir Radunovic on 31 Dec 2014 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance
Nuclear plant in South Korea hacked... Hackers attack Internet overlord ICANN... US, European police swoop on Tor 'dark markets' ... Cybersecurity units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles... Digital War takes shape on websites over ISIS...