APC – Our assessment of the fourth Internet Governance Forum

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By APC for APCNews

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 26 November 2009

This year the fourth internet governance forum was playing it safe – perhaps because next year could be its last – but we still saw real progress. Privacy no longer plays second fiddle to security, people’s rights online are recognised as central by all sides. Social networking was the new star centre stage. There are still too few women and people of colour but participants are getting younger which is a good sign. Next year APC hopes for an IGF focusing on development and human rights and looking to the future. Read our assessment (in pdf).

Full article at http://www.apc.org/en/system/files/APCIGF4Assessment_EN.pdf


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