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Il y a 7 hours 37 min

La neutralité du Net a été débattue au sein de la Coalition dynamique, comme un précurseur de la session principale sur la neutralité du net qui a lieu dans l'après-midi du jour 2 . Cela a permis de cartographier les défis techniques, économiques et droits de l'homme et des questions en suspens. Les participants ont formulés le souhait d'aller vers une plus grande convergence...

Il y a 1 day 7 hours

While in recent years, HTTPS has become integral part of protecting social, political, and economic activities online, widely reported security incidents — such as DigiNotar's breach, Apple's #gotofail, and OpenSSL's Heartbleed — have exposed systemic security vulnerabilities of HTTPS to a global audience. A report...

Il y a 1 day 7 hours

On September 22, 2014, ICANN published an analysis of the review and assessment work that remains to be done before a new round of gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) applications can be initiated.

According to the document, 2016 is the earliest a call for the next lot of applications to operate an Internet suffix could come.

To many, a subsequent application window so soon...

Il y a 1 day 14 hours

The 9th Annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place in Istanbul, Turkey early September 2014 and one topic which attracts my attention among the other topics of significance being discussed is ‘A Safe Sustainable Secure Internet and the role of the Stakeholders’.  It sets me thinking about how the Internet can be such a magical tool while being at the same time a harsh weapon to spill...

Il y a 2 days 2 hours

With just over 2.4 million New gTLDs registered, abuse trends are beginning to emerge.

Earlier this month we conducted a review of the top 100 most highly-trafficked Web property names across the top 5 most popular new gTLD registries. It is apparent that the abuse we had expected has occurred — just not where we had anticipated.

For example, .Wang leads the pack in...

Il y a 2 days 3 hours

Colleagues, thank you for participating in the MAG nomination process on this IG community space, and especially, thank you to our nominees for…


Il y a 2 days 4 hours

There is an old African proverb which holds that until the story of the hunt is told by the lion, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter. On a parity of reasoning the same logic and narrative can be applied where African countries need to author modalities that will invariably lead to the increase in broadband access and the promotion of economic growth through strategic priorities...

Il y a 2 days 7 hours

Malgré les efforts consentis par les différentes parties prenantes des objectifs du millénaire pour le développement quant à la réduction de l’extrême pauvreté, l’on constate qu’elle continue à sévir dans plusieurs pays à travers le monde dont la RDCONGO.

En effet, les gouvernements, les organisations nationales, régionales et Internationales travaillent d’arrache-pied, dans le cadre...

Il y a 2 days 8 hours

After the botched burglary at the Watergate Apartments, every scam and scandal that hit the headlines became a 'gate' — Irangate, Contragate, you name it.

The Heartbleed bug is possibly the closest thing to Watergate that this generation of computer security had seen till the past few days — an exploit in a component that is "just there" — something you utterly...

Il y a 2 days 8 hours

Hi everybody,

Chengetai, whose energy supports the IGF Secretariat, has asked us to replicate this request:

Call for Input

All stakeholders are invited to submit by 27 October 2014 written contributions taking stock of the Istanbul IGF meeting and looking forward to the IGF 2015 meeting, including suggestions on the format, schedule and...