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Stop the net grab: ITUC launches global campaign

Stop the net grab: ITUC launches global campaign | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The ITUC’s ‘Stop the Net Grab’ campaign is at the forefront of the fight to keep the internet 'free’...
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Why Internet governance matters for press freedom | Media Policy

Why Internet governance matters for press freedom | Media Policy | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Rebecca Mackinnon.

 

It is still rare to find journalists and editors who understand in a holistic way how technology and geopolitics overlap, let alone how to tell these stories in compelling ways so that their readers can understand how they are affected by the big decisions about internet governance and policy – just as they are by global trade negotiations or international security treaties.


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Cyber-attack: An act of war? - Page 1 - Security

Cyber-attack: An act of war? - Page 1 - Security | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Governments in countries around the world are struggling to come up with a coherent doctrine for cyber-warfare - Page 1...
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Senate readies for fight over cybersecurity surveillance

Senate readies for fight over cybersecurity surveillance | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Sen. Joe Lieberman says his cybersecurity bill is necessary to prevent terrorists from dumping 'raw sewage into our lakes.' But privacy groups call it a big step toward Big Brother. Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.
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Global row as UN body vies for internet control - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Global row as UN body vies for internet control - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
A global row has broken out over who should control and profit from the internet.
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The internet is not free in Azerbaijan: A letter to president Ilham Aliyev

The internet is not free in Azerbaijan: A letter to president Ilham Aliyev | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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One month until they regulate the Internet

One month until they regulate the Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
This December, at a conference in Dubai sponsored by the United Nations, a telecom group will propose new regulations -- and potentially censorship -- for the Internet.

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Participants 2012 | ITU Telecom World 2012

Participants 2012 | ITU Telecom World 2012 | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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70% of Canadians Have Been Victims of Cybercrime - Techvibes.com

70% of Canadians Have Been Victims of Cybercrime - Techvibes.com | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
70% of online adults in Canada have been the victim of cybercrime at some point in their life, according to...
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Security the top Internet concern for Canadians: CIRA study

Security the top Internet concern for Canadians: CIRA study | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The ease and cost of accessing the Internet were also named as concerns in the wide ranging study.
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Canadians care most about Internet security, access, digital literacy » Canadian Internet Registration Authority

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, has consulted with Canadians and discovered that security, access and cost, and digital literacy pose the greatest challenges when it comes to their successful use of the Internet.

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The Great ITU Internet Heist

There was a meeting in Geneva a few weeks ago dealing with Internet names and addresses.
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Experts: Internet businesses should pay attention to ITU meeting

Experts: Internet businesses should pay attention to ITU meeting | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The WCIT meeting in December could have a lasting impact on network operators and other Internet companies, the experts say...
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UN agency wants to control the Internet

UN agency wants to control the Internet | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Cyberspace is the last frontier. It is free, deregulated and untouched by the dead hand of government bureaucracy.
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Digital divide: The high costs of Arctic broadband

Digital divide: The high costs of Arctic broadband | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Between Northwestel’s near-monopoly, degraded network and daunting geography broadband Internet remains a dream in much of the North...
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UAE toughens law on Internet dissent

UAE toughens law on Internet dissent | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has tightened the law on online dissent, imposing jail terms for anyone who derides or caricatures the Gulf Arab country's rulers or state institutions on the web.
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Greenpeace warns UN secretary general of Internet 'land grab' plans

Greenpeace warns UN secretary general of Internet 'land grab' plans | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
Greenpeace warns UN secretary general of Internet 'land grab' plans...
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United Nations wants control of web kill switch

United Nations wants control of web kill switch | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
AN unfettered internet, free of political control and available to everyone could be relegated to cyber-history under a contentious proposal by a little known United Nations body.
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U.N. Must Lead Internet Regulation Effort | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

U.N. Must Lead Internet Regulation Effort | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The sole focus of the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai next month, hosted by the UN's International Telecommunication Union, is making regulations valuable to all stakeholders to support future growth in global...
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ITU Secrecy Disappearing as U.S. ITAC Open to All

ITU Secrecy Disappearing as U.S. ITAC Open to All | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it

"Join me and make a difference. 303,000,000 Americans have just been offered access to the notoriously secret ITU WCIT documents. Just join ITAC, the State Department International Telecommunications Advisory Committee, and enjoy access."


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When Less is More: A Tale of Two Kinds of Regulation

When Less is More: A Tale of Two Kinds of Regulation | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
The light regulation and subsequent success of the Internet prove regulation in telecommunications is losing relevance.

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CIRA report explores greatest challenges to Canada's Internet future

CIRA report explores greatest challenges to Canada's Internet future | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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Internet control to be Dubai talks battleground

Internet control to be Dubai talks battleground | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it

Talks in Dubai this December could bring radical changes the Net and who controls it. Some want a body like the UN to reign in the Net's freewheeling nature.


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Internet Society Submission for the ITU World Conference on International Telecommunication Regulations (WCIT-12) | Internet Society

Internet Society Submission for the ITU World Conference on International Telecommunication Regulations (WCIT-12) | Internet Society | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
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Chinese Regime Moves to Control Internet during 18th Congress | Regime | China | Epoch Times

Chinese Regime Moves to Control Internet during 18th Congress | Regime | China | Epoch Times | Canadian Internet Forum | Scoop.it
With the 18th Party Congress less than a month away, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has started tightening its already severe control over the Internet, while announcing a long string of regulations, including an Internet blockade, in the name ...
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