Stories about Internet governance from April, 2012
How Should We Govern the Internet? Livestream of Global INET Forum 2012
An important meeting on Internet governance issues is taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from April 23-23, 2012. Participate remotely to follow discussions on privacy, net neutrality, IPv6, security, digital content and innovation, human rights and free speech.
China: Battle over the spread and deletion of “rumors”
The China propaganda machine continues to launch the war against “rumors” distributing via social media. However, many still believe that people will eventually win in this online battle. Yesterday People's Daily had a featured article on “Internet rumors harm people and harm our society. The public must not believe or...
China: Testing for “Kill Switch” of the World Wide Web?
China's internet became an intranet for about two hours on April 12. All internet users in China could not access to the World Wide Web and were cut off from all overseas social networking sites and email services. Netizens believe it is a testing of the web censor for the...