Thoughts and impressions on what was said and unsaid at the Internet Governance Forum held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 September, 2010
Blackberry developer Research In Motion must be very busy these days fighting its way through bans. A handful of countries threatened to block some or all of the Blackberry services, after raising concern that local data first travels overseas before finding its way back to users' smartphones.
In 2004, when I told my friends what I was doing as a member of WGIG – the Working Group on Internet Governance, they often called on me to fix their printers or install new software. As far as they were concerned, I was doing something related to computers.