ISOC launches its IGF Supporting Association

ISOC launches its IGF Supporting Association

IGF 2014 – DAY 0: Warming up for official IGF start tomorrow

IGF 2014 – DAY 0: Warming up for official IGF start tomorrow

IGF 2014 – Guest star: Net Neutrality

IGF 2014 – Guest star: Net Neutrality

A new edition of the WCIT?

A new edition of the WCIT?

IGF 2014: from NETmundial to Istanbul

IGF 2014: from NETmundial to Istanbul

After the success of the NETmundial meeting in Brazil in April and just some days after the presentation of  the NETmundial Initiative by WEF in Geneva, the Internet Governance “family” moves to Istanbul for the Ninth Annual IGF Meeting on 2-5 September 2014. Under the overarching theme for this year meeting “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder […]

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From Rome to Istanbul

From Rome to Istanbul

Rome to me is a place where past and future intertwines. The discussion about what we want and expect from an ongoing design of the Internet is probably one of the most exciting debates nowadays. Why do I say that? I’m completely convinced that the current global human geography shaped by the Internet and communication […]

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Disruptive Innovation:  Are we witnessing a new era of doing business?

Disruptive Innovation: Are we witnessing a new era of doing business?

Congress is on recess for the next five weeks and activities in D.C. have started slowing down. However, without having to recite the importance of the Internet for the economy, it is illustrative to have a room packed with members of the government, industry and leading IT experts at this time of the year. The […]

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2nd Digital Entrepreneurship Forum

2nd Digital Entrepreneurship Forum

2014 could be named the “year of the entrepreneur” or the year of “digital business”. The European institutions are well aware that the whole economy is digital and that the internet is a game changer as the printing press was in the 15th Century or the stem machine was in the 18th. The European institutions […]

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Digital Economy: Interesting July reports to read this summer

Digital Economy: Interesting July reports to read this summer

August is a good month (at least in Europe!) to catch up and read those reports you never have time to read during the rest of the year… Here is a short selection from the reports published in July concerning the digital economy for those who are on holidays or for those who wish to […]

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B20 recommendations to the G20

B20 recommendations to the G20

As you all know, the Business 20 (B20) Australia Summit was held on the past 17-18 July, in Sydney. Here are some outcomes of this meeting: More than 350 business leaders from G20 nations attended to the summit in Sydney to deliver the main recommendations from the business representatives to the G20 Leaders. The motto […]

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“Open content for an open Internet”

“Open content for an open Internet”

Jean-Claude Junker, candidate for the presidency of European Commission, presented on July the 15th his political-guidelines agenda for the next 5 year-term of the EC. This could be considered a standard practice, but some of the priorities included were not so standard; they could even be considered disruptive, as would imply a quantum-leap towards a […]

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The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue agrees on a common position on users’ privacy and government communications surveillance

The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue agrees on a common position on users’ privacy and government communications surveillance

Privacy is, together with cybersecurity, one of the most very sensitive issues in a digitalized world, in particular, after the recent affairs on government mass surveillance. It is easy to understand that privacy is not only a pivotal value in democratic societies but also a right – for the Europeans is a fundamental right indeed. […]

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