I am very happy to be part of this group. Let me introduce myself: my name is Bianca Clemente and I live in Naples. It 'was a fluke that I have launched the account on the site of Europe but I'm glad I did. I work in journalism and communications, I also have other evidence of specialization.
The feedback report on the online consultation that the Commission ran from 9 October to 8 November 2013 on "Europe and the Internet in a global context – what future, what challenges ahead?" is now availa
Denmark appreciates the opportunity to set forth our views on the future of Internet governance at this critical juncture in Internet governance history. The growing demand for legitimate and sustainable solutions to the current and future challenges of Internet governance makes the status
The Internet Corporation on Assigned Names and Numbers is honoured to have the opportunity to contribute to this important dialogue. Governance of the Internet • Is there a need to move toward one global principle-based framework?
CENTR is the European association for country code top-level domain registries (ccTLDs). A ccTLD registry is responsible for the administration of its country’s country code on the Internet, such as .de for Germany, .es for Spain.
Following the request for comments issued by the European Commissioner for Digital Agenda on 9th October, 2013, the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) submits the following comments on Internet Governance.
Do you think that the current multi-stakeholder model has enough legitimacy – both regarding process and stakeholders - given the fundamental impact of the Internet on our societies? There is no single "current multi-stakeholder model".
To grow productivity EU people needs free or cheap access to the Internet, like US people have in Philadelphia and other cities. Particularly free WiFi spots is just rare possibility in the most of EU countries, especially south ones.
My thoughts are that: 1) Internet is becoming an integral part of our lives. The distinction between digital and analog is disappearing fast. So policy has to start reflecting this. 2) the internet truly has no borders. All decisions made about the internet and devices, software, etc.
This topic doesn't seem to have attracted too much of this community's attention although strands of it have surfaced in some of the postings. The notion of multistakeholderism (as a form of deliberative democracy it was suggested in one of the postings) is central to IG, to my understanding
Due to mass surveillance operations recently reveled, I believe that the real question is not whether the international community is heading to a global principle-based framework but how the international community is planning to regulate the Internet and most importantly what Europe's role will
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Dear Friends NPOC, the ICANN Non Commercial User Constituency together with GKPF, the Global Knowledge Partnership Foundations,and other organizations involved in IG have developed a number of documents that seem to be very relevant to the discussion here.
Bulgaria has one of the most liberal and Internet-friendly laws, which date as back as 1999, after the case at the Supreme Administrative Court, which the Internet Society - Bulgaria filed against the attempt of the government to introduce licensing and registration for Internet Service Providers. This is a document, submitted by the Ministry of Transport, IT and Communications to the ITU Plenipotentiary meeting in 2010, and could be used as a good example in the current discussion.