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If Internet governance ain't broke, don't fix it: U.S.

If Internet governance ain't broke, don't fix it: U.S. | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
GENEVA (Reuters) - The best solution to improving oversight of the Internet may be to do nothing at all, a senior U.S.
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Is the WCIT Indeed Wicked?

Is the WCIT Indeed Wicked? | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it

"The best way ahead is first of all to untangle the mess, see what the issues are, which ones are national problems and which need international attention, and to then decide which is the best group to handle them. It should be an all-encompassing effort from everyone involved, and indeed in close cooperation and collaboration."


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Multi-Stakeholderism Revisited: ICANN, We, Can Do Better

Multi-Stakeholderism Revisited: ICANN, We, Can Do Better | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
ICANN, the private, non-profit, US-based organization is a key player in the global Internet governance ecosystem because it coordinates the Internet's unique identifiers and domain name system.
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We do not need an internet overlord - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

We do not need an internet overlord - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
At first glance, the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union (ITU) seems benign. But the ITU is holding a meeting in December to decide whether it should take over the internet. Above all, the internet is largely decentralised.
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If Internet governance ain't broke, don't fix it, US says

* Conference to discuss rules in Dubai in December* Natural path is pretty good - US envoy* Says national defence, cyber security should be excludedBy Tom MilesGENEVA, Oct 8 (Reuters) - The best solution...
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The Evolution of the ITU's Views on Internet Governance (2006-2012)

The Evolution of the ITU's Views on Internet Governance (2006-2012) | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Someone was talking the other day about the ITU and what they think about the issue of Internet Governance.

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Experts Gather In Toronto To Assess ICANN And Internet Governance | Intellectual Property Watch

Experts Gather In Toronto To Assess ICANN And Internet Governance | Intellectual Property Watch | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Public interest groups will join government officials, academics, attorneys, industry representatives and others in Toronto, Canada, on Friday, 12 October alongside the meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to...
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ITU head tries to clear air on upcoming meet - Page 1 - Voice, Data, and IP

ITU head tries to clear air on upcoming meet - Page 1 - Voice, Data, and IP | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Hamadoun Toure says December's international telecom conference isn't about taking control of the Internet, but skeptics remain - Page 1...
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Digital literacy campaign | Education | The Guardian

Digital literacy campaign | Education | The Guardian | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Digital literacy: the Guardian's campaign to upgrade computer science, IT and technology teaching in schools...
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Minister Clement to open ICANN 45

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (www.cira.ca), the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, has confirmed the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, as the opening speaker for ICANN 45.

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Une bataille sur l'avenir du Web va se jouer à Dubai l A battle over the future of Web will play in Dubai

Une bataille sur l'avenir du Web va se jouer à Dubai l     A battle over the future of Web will play in Dubai | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Opérateurs télécoms et géants de l'Internet s'opposent sur la mise à jour d'un vieux traité international sur les télécoms, rédigé par une agence de l'ONU.


"Telecom operators and Internet giants oppose the update of an old international treaty on telecoms, written by a UN agency."


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Andrea Renda: The U.N., Internet Regulator?

Andrea Renda: The U.N., Internet Regulator? | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Private governance has the flexibility and competence needed to keep the Internet dynamic and free, Andrea Renda writes in The Wall Street Journal.

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Why You Should Be Worried About The ITU's Bizarre Claim To Have A Mandate Over Internet Security | Techdirt

Why You Should Be Worried About The ITU's Bizarre Claim To Have A Mandate Over Internet Security | Techdirt | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
We just recently wrote about how the UN's ITU (International Telecommunications Union) has been seeking to massively expand its mandate to take over international governance issues related to the internet, based on no real mandate other than one...
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U.N. Agency Reassures: We Just Want to Break the Internet, Not Take it Over - Forbes

In recent months, the International Telecommunications Union, the U.N.’s telephone regulatory agency, has been fighting hard to quiet a growing chorus of warnings that it is maneuvering to rewrite the rules of Internet governance.


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