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Internet Governance Forum

Internet Governance:

"La governance di Internet è lo sviluppo e l'applicazione da parte dei governi, del settore privato e della società civile, nei loro rispettivi ruoli, di principi, norme, regole, procedure decisionali e programmi condivisi che determinano l'evoluzione e l'uso di Internet."
Documenti Finali WSIS
  • Dichiarazione di Principi di Ginevra
  • Piano d'Azione di Ginevra
  • Impegno di Tunisi
  • Agenda di Tunisi per la Società dell'Informazione
Vertice Mondiale sulla Società dell'Informazione
Ginevra 2003 - Tunisia 2005
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Internet Society

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International Organizations

The Linux Foundation

Global Knowledge Student Group

RIPE community



IPv6 Forum

DTN - Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks

DTN - Delay and Disruption Tolerant Networks

Future Internet Research

Future Internet Research

Network Excellence in Internet Science

Network of Excellence in Internet Science

PARADISO community

PARADISO community

The Official Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Group

SATELLITE Conference & Exhibition

Social Media e eCommerce

Social Media e eCommerce

Internet Policy MakingInternet Policy Making
Wolfgang Kleinwächter
Multistakeholder Internet Dialog (MIND), Sep. 2011
Igf11Developing the future together
The 5th Meeting of the IGF
Edited by Brian Gutterman

Imagining the Internet

Why the Internet Governance Forum matters to you

Earth's Internet governance

RT @Internet Society: "Don’t take the Internet for granted", Internet Society warns at #INETfra conference

RT @FFII: "In order to create better communication over the Internet we should promote the concept of dialogue"

(Download) Internet Society Background Paper: International Telecommunication Regulations

"In 2012, a global treaty conference will be held under the auspices of the United Nations’ specialized agency dealing with telecommunication, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The treaty, called the International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs), was developed at the 1988 World Administrative Telegraph and Telephone Conference (WATTC-88) and has not been revised in over 20 years. Its purpose is to facilitate “global interconnection and interoperability” of telecommunications traffic between borders..."

web U.S. Bills Could Threaten the Global Internet

17 Jan. 2012 - GlobalVoices

web Internet control should be outside government's domain

17 Jan. 2012 - Ottawa Citizen

web Internet Governance at a Crossroads

15 Jan. 2012 - Huffingtonpost

web Who should control the Internet?

15 Jan. 2012 - KierenMcCarthy

web CSTDWG discussions collapse in fight over money

12 Jan. 2012 - .nxt

web CSTDWG meeting Twitter summary

11 Jan. 2012 - .nxt

web Principles of Internet Governance: An Agenda for Economic Growth and Innovation

11 Jan. 2012 - Brookings Institution event

(Download) The European Union’s policy approach to the ITU WRC12

06 Apr. 2011 - Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, The European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of Regions.

Web A new IETF Anti-Trust policy non-working group email list has been created

12 Jan. 2012 - Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

>antitrust-policy< -- Discuss the need for an antitrust or competition policy for the IETF.

Web Remarks by Lawrence E. Strickling Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information at the Brookings Institution's Center for Technology Innovation

11 Jan. 2012 - National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

"Principles of Internet Governance: An Agenda for Economic Growth and Innovation

(Download) Digital Agenda for Europe - Annual Progress Report 2011

22 Dec. 2011 - European Union

"The sovereign debt crises and the ensuing economic turmoil of 2011 are in part due to uncertainty in the market that future growth rates would be sufficient to service debt. This underlines the importance of the EU having a robust growth strategy alongside a regime of prudent fiscal management. The Digital Agenda for Europe (DAE) is a crucial component of such a growth strategy in that it sets out concrete steps whereby Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can enhance productivity and innovation capacity, as well as generate new business opportunities and jobs..."

Web CSISAC Welcomes OECD Recommendation on Principles for Internet Policy Making

18 Dec. 2011 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council

Web 10 Main Internet Governance Developments in 2011

18 Dec. 2011 - CircleID

"Here is the provisional list of the main Internet governance developments in 2011 and we need your help to compile a final list..."

(Download) OECD Council Recommendation on Principles for Internet Policy Making

13 Dec. 2011 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

"THE COUNCIL, RECOMMENDS that, in developing or revising their policies for the Internet Economy, Members, in co-operation with all stakeholders, take account of the following high level principles as explained in the Communiqué:.."

Web Taking care of the Internet - Neelie Kroes

Dec. 2011 -

"The Internet offers new opportunities for the 21st century. The promise of economic growth for the future – as a sector already providing half our productivity growth. A platform for citizens to make their voices heard - for those in democracies, or those who would like to be. And limitless new possibilities for innovation - with ever more ways of interacting, communicating, sharing. But there are challenges too..."

(Download) EU Commission Decision of 28 November 2011 setting up the European multi-stakeholder platform on ICT standardisation

28 Nov. 2011 - Official Journal of the European Union

Web European Parliament resolution of 17 November 2011 on the open Internet and net neutrality in Europe

17 Nov. 2011 - European Union

"Welcomes the Commission's communication and agrees with its analysis, in particular on the necessity of preserving the open and neutral character of the internet as a key driver of innovation and consumer demand, while ensuring that the internet can continue to provide high-quality services in a framework that promotes and respects fundamental rights..."

Web Digital Agenda: Commission welcomes improvements in new IANA contract

14 Nov. - Europa Press releases RAPID

"The Commission welcomes the publication by the US Government of tender documents for the contract to manage the naming and numbering systems that keep the global Internet running smoothly. The new tender will be subject to a competitive bidding process and its specifications will strengthen the transparency, independence and accountability of the next IANA contractor within the Internet's multi-stakeholder governance ecosystem..."

web Amid Global Effort To Fill Internet Policy Gaps, India Proposes New UN Body

2 Nov. 2011 - IPWatch

Web Declaration of the Committee of Ministers on the protection of freedom of expression and freedom of assembly and association with regard to privately operated Internet platforms and online service providers

07 Dec. 2011 - Council of Europe

"Council of Europe alerts against pressure and attacks on new media, whistleblowers and human rights defenders websites"

(Download) Cloud Computing: Public Consultation Report

05 Dec. 2011 - European Commission

"A public consultation on cloud computing in Europe was opened on 16 May and ran until 31 August 2011. There were 538 responses. The largest single group of respondents claimed to represent companies (230 from 538). The second largest group were individuals (182). The remainder were public administrations (33), academics (42) or "other" (51). .."

Web ITU Statement ahead of IETF meeting

14 Nov. 2011 - ITU-T Newslog

"Ahead of IETF’s 82nd meeting Malcolm Johnson, Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) has issued a statement underlining ITU’s commitment to a collegial working environment for ICT standards."

Web The 2012 World Conference On International Telecommunications: Another Brewing Storm Over Potential UN Regulation Of The Internet

Nov. 2011 - WHO'sWhoLegal

"Ambassador David A Gross and Ethan Lucarelli of Wiley Rein LLP consider the possible effects of the renegotiated UN International Telecommunication Regulations..."

(Download) Compilation of contributions made by members of the CSTD WG on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum circulated at its Third Meeting

02 Nov. 2011 - United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development Working Group (CSTD WG)

(Download) Commentary of the Charter of Human Rights and Principles for the Internet (ver.2)

Oct. 2011 - Centre for Law and Democracy

"The Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles aims to make human rights on the Internet and their related duties, specified from the point of view of individual users, a central theme of Internet governance policy and processes..."

Web Internet Governance Commentary: Civil Society at a Crossroads

11 Oct. 2011 - GlobalVoices ADVOCACY

"This post is part of a series of commentaries and guest contributions reflecting on the Internet Governance Forum and the future of global Internet governance..."

Web IGF Ambassadors Blog 2011 in Nairobi

last update 8 Oct. 2011 - Internet Society

(Download) Drama, intrigue, promise and danger at the Nairobi IGF

02 Oct. 2011 - IGFWatch news

"The last couple of IGF meetings have begun to feel a little stale. Nairobi changed all that. The sixth IGF meeting brought with it drama, intrigue, promise, and even a little danger. We will remember the IGF in Kenya for:..."

web A plaything of powerful nations. Internet governance is under attack; it may have to mend its ways to survive

1 Oct. 2012 - The Economist

(Download) Sixth Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) - Chair's Summary

27-30 Sept. 2011- Internet Governance Forum - Nairobi, Kenya

"The sixth meeting of the Internet Governance Forum was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 27-30 September 2011. It focused on the overall theme of "The Internet as a catalyst for change: access, development, freedoms and innovation"..."

(Download) Arresting the decline of multi-stakeholderism in Internet governance

24 Sept. 2011 - Jeremy Malcolm

"The last decade was marked by significant new opportunities for civil society to represent the public interest within existing public institutions involved in information and communications policy development, such as the OECD and WIPO, as well as within new public and private institutions such as the Internet Governance Forum and ICANN. But the turn of the decade has seen regression, as governments have begun to push back against civil society claims for equal representation in policy fora, have shifted key discussions to less inclusive fora, and raised questions over whether the multi-stakeholder model is working if it does not give primacy to governmental interests..."

(Download) Internet Governance 2012-2015 (draft)

20 Sept. 2011 - Council of Europe

"Preliminary draft prepared by the Secretariat of the Council of Europe for discussion during the Conference “Our Internet – Our Rights, Our Freedoms” organised by the Council of Europe and the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs of Austria..."

(Download) IGF 2010 - Developing the Future Together

14 Sept. 2011- IGF, Edited by Brian Gutterman

"The value and importance of the IGF has been increasingly recognized in recent years. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly extended the IGF’s mandate for another five years, as recommended by the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. ban Ki-moon. This publication includes materials from the meeting - “IGF 2010 – Developing the Future Together” – which was held in Vilnius, Lithuania in 2010. This international meeting convened representatives from the public sector, business, civil society, academia and the technical community..."

(Download) Theorizing Fact-Based Policy Development at ICANN

09 Sept. 2011 - R. Shawn Gunnarson, GigaNet Conference - Nairobi

"This paper responds to that perceived gap by constructing an interdisciplinary model of evidence based policy and exploring how that model could be traslated into the context of ICANN policy making.."

(Download) Civil society involvement in ICANN: Strengthening future civil society influence in ICANN policymaking

Sept. 2011 - Association for Progressive Communications (APC)

"This paper investigates ICANN’s processes, the role of civil society within decision-making, and highlights lessons learned from this multi-stakeholderism experiment as well as reccomendations for future similar initiatives..."

Web Implementation of the Safer Social Networking Principles for the EU

Sep. 2011 - European Commission

(Download) ICANN Further Notice of Inquiry on the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority Functions

22 Jul. 2011 - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Web A Plethora of Policy Principles

18 Jul. 2011 - IGF USA workshop

Web The Future of the Internet Economy: Chapter 2

06 Jul. 2011 - Geoff Huston, CircleID

"The OECD held a "high-level" meeting in June 2011 that was intended to build upon the OECD Ministerial on The Future of the Internet Economy held in Seoul, Korea in June 2008. I was invited to attend this meeting as part of the delegation from the Internet Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC), and here I'd like to share my impressions of this meeting. This 2 day meeting, "The Internet Economy: Generating Innovation and Growth”, had the objective of exploring a number of current issues in the public policy space, including: how best to develop high speed broadband access, how to leverage broadband for economic growth, metrics of broadband development and its impact, and how best to maintain openness and promote continued growth..."

(Download) Freedom of Expression on the Internet

Jul. 2011 - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Report

"A study of legal provisions and practices related to freedom of expression, the free flow of information and media pluralism on the Internet in OSCE participating States.."

Web Internet Technical Advisory Committee expresses support for OECD multistakeholder approach

29 Jun. 2011 - Internet Society

Web Step Toward Global Internet Policy Principles

29 Jun. 2011 - Center for Democracy & Technlogy

(Download) Communiqué on principles for Internet policy-making

28-29 Jun. 2011 - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) High Level meeting on the Internet Economy

Web EU tells ICANN: you’re not ready to end vertical integration

18 Jun. 2011 - .nxt

"The European Commission has warned ICANN that it should not change the rules on cross-ownership at the top level of the Internet until it has done more work..."

Web Network Neutrality in law – a step forwards or a step backwards?

11 Jun. 2011- Diplo Foundation

"Vladimir Radunovic‘Hurrah! The Netherlands has become the first European country to enshrine Net Neutrality in law...’

Web Envisioning The Omnipresent, Benevolent Internet Of The Future

26 May 2011 - Fast Company

"Lynn St. Amour joins us for our second entry in the Crystal Ballin' series, in which CEOs and thinkers venture to speculate on what lies ahead. In today's edition, we answer the questions: What is the future of the Internet? And is it a force for good?"


25 May 2011 - Reporters without Borders

"The organizers of last week’s G8 summit in Deauville made our mouths water with their superlatives about a preceding e-G8 forum in Paris: “This is the first time that Internet issues are on the G8 agenda (...) This is the first forum devoted to the digital economy (...) The world’s most important Internet players will be taking part.” It was great PR. But Internet users and bloggers were suspicious from the outset. .."

Web EU, US Call for ICANN Internet Governance Reforms

13 May 2011 - PCWorld

"The U.S. and the European Union have agreed to work together to ensure that domain naming on the Internet remains in the hands of independent private-sector stakeholders, but have demanded reforms..."

Web Lessons Learned Too Well: The Evolution of Internet Regulation

09 May 2011- Center for Democracy & Technology

"This post is part of "CDT Fellows Focus," a series that presents the views of notable experts on tech policy issues..."

Web @GigaNet: One government's opinion about Internet governance

06 May 2011 - Milton Mueller, Internet Governance Project

Web Remarks of Assistant Secretary Strickling at American University's GigaNET Conference

05 May 2011 - National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

Web Net Neutrality in a Nutshell

05 May 2011 - E-Commerce Times

"Net neutrality proponents make the case for the freedom of the Internet. That freedom has allowed startups such as Google, Facebook, Myspace and Groupon to flourish, since there have been no Internet access barriers to entry. Overall, the proponents fear that without Net neutrality, the larger ISPs will control which companies succeed or fail as the Internet continues to evolve..."

Web Internet Society welcomes European Commission backing for open Internet

19 Apr. 2011 - Internet Society (ISOC)

(Download) The open Internet and net neutrality in Europe

19 Apr. 2011 - European Commission

"In order to provide an evidence base for its Communication, the Commission launched a public consultation on "The open internet and net neutrality in Europe", conducted between 30 June and 30 September 2010..."

Web Net Neutrality: The European Commission Gives Up on Users and Innovators

19 Apr. 2011 - La Quadrature du Net

"The European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda, Neelie Kroes, has submitted her long-due report on Net neutrality to the EU Parliament. This extremely disappointing document rules out any immediate measures against telecoms operators who continually restrict EU citizens' access to the Internet. Hiding behind false free-market arguments, Mrs Kroes gives way to anti-competitive practices harmful to freedom of communication and innovation in the digital environment."

(Download) Working Group on Improvements to the Internet Governance Forum Report

14 Apr. 2011 - United Nations Economic and Social Council

Web Statement by the Internet technical and academic community on the Commission on Science and Technology for Development Working Group (CSTD WG) on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

12 Apr. 2011 - Internet Society (ISOC)

"Representatives of the Internet technical and academic community today call for an extension to the mandate of the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development Working Group (CSTD WG) on improvements to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)..."

Web Speech by ITU Secretary-General, Dr Hamadoun I. Touré

10 Apr. 2011 - Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum

Web IGP comments to NTIA on the IANA Functions

31 Mar. 2011 - Internet Governance Project

Web International Internet Governance: A Field Guide to 2011

09 Mar. 2011 - CircleID

Web European principles and guidelines for Internet resilience and stability

Mar. 2011 - European Forum for Member States

Web Call to Action: Say No to the GAC veto!

28 Feb. 2011 - Internet Governance Project

Web Internet Engineering Task Force and ITU Diverge on Internet Standard

28 Feb. 2011 - Internet Society (ISOC)

Web [MPLS] ITU decision Q&A

28 Feb. 2011 - Internet Society (ISOC)

Web Don’t take the Internet for granted, Internet Society warns at INET conference

23 Feb. 2011 - Internet Society (ISOC)

Web Network congestion set to worsen. ITU calls for international broadband commitment

11 Feb. 2011 - International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

Web Core Internet Values

Initiative of the Dynamic Coalition for Core Internet Values.

(Download) The Internet Ecosystem

15 Oct. 2010 - Internet Society (ISOC)

"This paper offers a brief introduction to some of the Internet organizations and processes that shape naming and addressing, shared global services and operations, and open standards development in the Internet Ecosystem..."

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