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The Internet Governance Forum is the mother of all fora
The Internet Governance Forum is the mother of all fora 31 October 2012 FD

As most of you may have noticed, the acronym ‘IGF’ has started to make the headlines in a growing number of online publications. The Internet Governance Forum – the 7th to be exact – will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from November 6 to 9. What most people don’t know, is that the IGF comes at the end of a series of continental IGFs. One of them, APrIGF, the third Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum, was held in Tokyo, Japan, in July. Full outcomes from the APrI...

Defining the commons
Defining the commons 31 July 2008 Andrew Garton

Identifying the Information Commons #01 from andrew garton on Vimeo. Nailing the Commons #02 from andrew garton on Vimeo.

iSummit '08
iSummit '08 31 July 2008

Inspired by Japanese innovation and hosted in a city fast becoming recognised for its modern, creative, technology-orientated approach to business and public initiatives – this year’s iSummit will be a ground-breaking event that showcases pioneering approaches to furthering digital culture around the world.

JCA-NET
JCA-NET 06 March 2008

Japan Computer Access Network (JCA-NET) is a Tokyo-based network that aims at empowering citizen’s activities through the internet for peace, social & environmental justice and human dignity. JCA-NET aims to provide networking tools for NGOs and social movements, working closely with the AsiaLink, which is an Asiawide NGOs information and e-mail networks.

Japan Computer Access for Empowerment (JCAFE)
Japan Computer Access for Empowerment (JCAFE) 05 March 2008

JCAFE aims to support the growth of civic activities on the internet by providing instruction and assistance in the use of information strategies and internet technology. JCAFE also aims to support the promotion and protection of the voices of the people on the Internet. These goals are key to the future success of civic activities online. JCAFE has been supporting non-governmental organisation...