Governance

A Framework for Recent Internet Governance Discussions – From Montevideo Statement to 1net

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Blog Post by John Curran, President and CEO, ARIN There have been many significant Internet Governance developments in the last several weeks, and so I’d like to take this moment to provide a framework in which to consider these recent events. For the last several years, the leadership of several recognized Internet organizations (ISOC, ICANN, IAB/IETF, IANA, the 5 RegionalRead More

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IGF 2013 – Internet Governance in Action

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On 22 October, the official opening ceremony began in Bali, Indonesia with all due pomp and circumstance. Leaders from governments, civil society, and the technical sector took turns addressing the audience about the importance of inclusivity and openness, and the future of the multi-stakeholder model of Internet Governance. For the next three days, delegates andRead More

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INET Event in Washington, DC Tackles Surveillance, Cybersecurity, and the Future of the Internet

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The Internet has long been known as a place where individuals can exchange information and communicate freely. However, the recent revelation that Internet and telecom service providers’ customer data is being collected by government programs has raised some serious Internet governance and privacy concerns. To discuss these concerns, ARIN President and CEO John Curran willRead More

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Interview with ARIN from Montserrat: Helping develop ICT in the Caribbean and beyond

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Recently ARIN’s Executive Director of Government Affairs and Public Policy, Cathy Handley and ARIN’s Chief Operating Officer, Nate Davis were invited to Montserrat to discuss ICT development through IP addressing. The Montserrat government’s goal is to improve information communication technologies for economic development. ARIN was invited to come learn about the island’s ICT needs andRead More

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ITU Plenipotentiary Results

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The 2010 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-10) of the International Telecommunications Union concluded 22 October in Guadalajara, Mexico. This three-week event brought together representatives from the 192 Member States and more than 700 Sector Members and Associates and set all of the financial planning, strategic goals, and policy for the ITU for the next four years. InRead More

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