In view of major conferences taking place this year, the adoption of a formal policy position on Internet governance " Internet Policy and Governance - Europe's role in shaping the future of Internet governance" by the European Commission on 12...
Date published 18 February 2014
Tomorrow, 11 February, a day of activism has been organized by a coalition of influential organizations and companies taking a stand against mass surveillance. Collectively, The Day We Fight Back is doing two important things: making the somewhat...
Date published 10 February 2014
Discussions on Internet Governance dominated much of the discussion at the Buenos Aires ICANN meeting. Three main tracks emerged from the discussions. Given that many of the activities announced at ICANN are new, I tried to contextualize these...
Date published 23 November 2013
We felt compelled to issue a statement on the recently leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) draft. The Internet Society is concerned that Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) provisions currently under discussion by the negotiators risk...
Date published 18 November 2013
Some reflections on the 2013 Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
I was not the only one who said that the 2013 Internet Governance Forum meeting was the best ever.
In many ways, IGF 2013 was a defining moment. There was a strong sense of community...
Date published 04 November 2013