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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.

By on 17 Jul, 2013 | From the channel/s: E-Diplomacy, Webinars, Diplo Blog

Browse through the world’s weekly journals and you will face a number of articles discussing the fears of cyberwarfare with reference to attacks on Estonia or a Stuxnet virus attack on Iran, or analysing the economic consequences of cybercrime. Turn to the headlines and you will find cybersecurity at the top of the political agenda.

By on 02 Jul, 2013 | From the channel/s: Webinars, Internet Governance

The recent reports confirming the existence of surveillance programs run by the US National Security Agency (NSA) have shaken the international online community.

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