October, 2011

Stories from October, 2011

13 October 2011

Making the Internet work for Human Rights: The Internet Rights and Principles Coalition

Dixie Hatwin, co-chair of the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles (IRP) of the Internet Governance Forum, introduces the IRP's work and its plans for the future. This post...

11 October 2011

Internet Governance Commentary: Civil Society at a Crossroads

EDITOR'S NOTE: This post is part of a series of commentaries and guest contributions reflecting on the Internet Governance Forum and the future of global Internet governance. Governance of the...

What it is and why it matters: Developing Internet Policy at the IGF 2011 in Nairobi

There are many reasons why the Internet Governance Forum that took place last week in Nairobi was completely impossible: A lack of interest from established players who have become weary...

10 October 2011

BlueCoat: US technology surveilling Syrian citizens online

In the context of repression in the Middle East and North Africa, surveillance technology has played a key role in providing authoritarian regimes with the tools necessary to track citizens...

7 October 2011

Netizen Report: Big Brother Edition

This edition of our new series on the power dynamics between governments, companies, and citizens covers a range of developments: the Internet Governance Forum; the 3rd Arab Bloggers Conference; the...

6 October 2011

UAE Activists Face Trials for an Online Petition

An online petition is the only common factor between five detained activists in the United Arab Emirates. Ahmed Mansour, Nasser Bin Ghaith, Fahad Al-Sihhi, Hassan Ali Al Khamis, and Ahmed...

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