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Day 1 at NETmundial: Rejecting mass surveillance, fostering net neutrality
By petecranston on 24 Apr 2014 - 10:15 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 12:18 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 10:41 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 11:16 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 22:12 | From the Internet Governance channel

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 - 19:01 | From the Internet Governance channel

“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”.

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Official Launch of the Geneva Internet Platform - Tuesday 8th April
By Editor on 7 Apr 2014 - 10:29 | From the Internet Governance channel

The way the Internet is governed is of strategic importance to modern society. Yet, current Internet governance (IG) is not robust enough to address the Internet’s critical relevance. This became apparent after the Snowden revelations created a major earthquake in global digital politics.

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Webinar digest: Geneva Briefing on Internet Governance (April 2014)
By Vladimir Radunovic on 3 Apr 2014 - 18:44 | From the Internet Governance channel, By Vladimir Radunovic on 3 Apr 2014 - 18:44 | From the Webinars channel

To assist diplomats in grasping the complexity of this multidisciplinary and  multistakeholder political environment, and to bring them up to speed on what to follow, when to follow it, and how to follow it, the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP), hosted by DiploFoundation, off

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NETmundial: On the path to Brazil
By Editor on 2 Apr 2014 - 14:52 | From the Internet Governance channel

Preparations are under way for the NETmundial meeting, which takes place on 23-24 April in São Paolo, Brazil. Around 800 participants are expected to attend; many more will participate via remote hubs, which are being set up in regions worldwide.

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Successful completion of IG programme for MENA region
By Editor on 1 Apr 2014 - 16:43 | From the Internet Governance channel

The Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme for participants from the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa), organised by Hivos in collaboration with DiploFoundation and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has successfully concluded.