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By on 09 Dec, 2013 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy, Webinars

This webinar  tackled the question of information gathering on the Internet, and the impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations on same.

By on 08 Nov, 2013 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Diplo Blog

Dr Jovan Kurbalija began the October advanced webinar 'TV broadcasting and the impact of the CNN effect on diplomacy‘ by updating us on the outcome of 8th Internet Governance Forum held in Bali (Indonesia), 22-25 October.  He also explained more about Brazil’s joint initiative with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to organize a summit on Internet Governance in May 2014 in Brazil, as an important forum development.

By on 04 Nov, 2013 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars

The 8th IGF in Bali, Indonesia, took place at a delicate time when surveillance and privacy issues were dominating most IG meeting agendas.

The Snowden leaks  led to a strengthening focus: the heavy air of distrust pervading online users has driven major Internet companies to focus on more transparent methods of operation; meanwhile, however, more leaks continue to emerge.

By on 15 Oct, 2013 | From the channel/s: Data Reflections, E-Diplomacy, Webinars

This is a digest of the advanced diplomatic webinar: 'Big data and cyberdiplomats: 'Big opportunities or big problems?' held on October 10, 2013 by Mr. Francesco Vitali.

By on 04 Oct, 2013 | From the channel/s: Internet Governance, Webinars

The September IG webinar was co-organised by DiploFoundation and the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Brazil (CTS/FGV). Marília Maciel, from CTS/FGV, and Diego Canabarro,from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, discussed the impact of the Snowden case on Brazil-US relations and on Brazil’s traditional support for the multistakeholder model. They also assessed recently announced measures, such as the creation of a BRICS cable, and of the risks of Internet fragmentation.


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