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Il y a 4 hours 28 min

Hon' Prime Minister,

Why would India table Proposal 98 for the work of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference?

Contribution 98 wants the ITU to develop an IP address plan; wants it to be a contiguous IP address platform so as to enable the Governments to map and locate every Internet user; suggests that the ITU may...

Il y a 1 day 4 hours

How do you achieve excellence in the cloud? Enterprises know it's not enough to simply locate and leverage the services of a cloud provider: using cloud resources effectively marks the difference between "adequate" and "excellence" in achieving long-term IT and revenue goals. But to maximize cloud use, you need to know what's next for this disruptive market: here are four emerging...

Il y a 1 day 5 hours

If you are, like me, not in Busan, South Korea, for the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference but are curious about what is going on there, my Internet Society colleagues on our public policy team have been posting regular updates to the ...

Il y a 1 day 5 hours

Video Recording of "Beyond Neutrality – Enabling a World of Connected Things" talk at a joint meeting of the IEEE CE, Communications and Computer Societies and the ACM.
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Il y a 1 day 14 hours


When I became the director of the MIT Media Lab three years ago, my previous primary "occupation" was investing in and advising startup companies. I invested in mostly Internet-related software and service companies (e.g., Twitter, Flickr, Kickstarter). Joining the Media Lab and MIT was bit of a "pivot"-academia was a fundamentally different model for impacting the world, focused more...

Il y a 2 days 8 hours

Registrars have the opportunity to fundamentally change the landscape of the Internet's security infrastructure by working to close the DNSSEC functionality gap. Virtually everything every Internet user does on the Internet depends on the DNS. DNSSEC is not just about protecting the DNS, it is about building a secure infrastructure foundation upon which new and innovative services and...

Il y a 3 days 7 hours

The new TLD program was a long time coming and now we have over 600 options for domain name endings, with more on the way.

It made sense to a lot of people that options other than the already crowded .com space were needed but did we really envisage the plethora of ultimately "similar" TLDs that would rise from the ICANN process?

I hear question everyday like: Is...

Il y a 3 days 9 hours

The Civil Society Coordination Group (CSCG) has announced the names of the CS nominees who are being endorsed by the CSCG, and sent to the IGF Secretariat as candidates for the 2015 MAG. We thank everyone who participated in the selection process: first, those who offered their names for consideration, then those involved in the discussions, encouragement and endorsement processes around...

Il y a 4 days 7 hours

Afilias, headquartered in Dublin, is set to float on AIM with new shares issued by the company expected to raise approximately $100m. Hal Lubsen, Chief Executive Officer of Afilias says: "Today's announcement is an important step in the next phase of our growth, as we look to be a key...

Il y a 4 days 8 hours

InterConnect announces a second date for its "Master Class on Internet Governance" starting 17 – 21 November 2014 (see first announcement). InterConnect provides the following information regarding the course.

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The Master Class in...