Internet governance and global privacy at the IGF

Here is an interesting post from Jose Murilo Junior on the Global Voices website, written prior to the start of this year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on how the internet is run. It was set up at the end of 2005 by the United Nations Secretary-General following a resolution made by governments at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

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: "The global debate on Internet governance will once again gather people from all over the world at UN's IGF, this time in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The process was started last year in Athens, when more than 1,200 participants focused on discussion of the overarching issues tied to the future of information and communications technologies, including control over the Internet architecture and numbering and naming system, security, Style information: N/a

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, openness, connectivity, cost and multilingualism."
Here is an interesting post from Jose Murilo Junior on the Global
Voices website, written prior to the start of this year's IGF, that
previews the issues of Source: TechSoup Glossary and GenderIT.org">internet

governance and global privacy: "The
global debate on Internet governance will once again gather people from
all over the world at UN's IGF, this time in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The process was started last year in Athens, when more than 1,200
participants focused on discussion of the overarching issues tied to
the future of information and communications technologies, including
control over the Internet architecture and numbering and naming system,
security, intellectual property, openness, connectivity, cost and
multilingualism." Read the rest of the post here.

For a Portuguese version click here.

Global Voices website

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