OneWebDay 2014 – Recognizing Core Internet Values

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OneWebDay, held on September 22 every year since 2006, is a global event aimed at giving all participants in this unprecedented turn in human evolution that is the Internet a chance not only to celebrate it, but also to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining the open-networking principles that have made it the success it is. OneWebDay 2014 will be held on Monday 22 September 2014. The suggested theme for this year’s events is to Recognizing Internet Core Values. These core values can be defined as End-to-End, Open Standards, Universal Access, and Freedom of Expression….read more

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Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APRIGF) 2014 in India

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The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) 2014 is hosted in New Delhi along with SANOG 24th Edition and Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF) 2014 in the Hotel Crown Plaza, Greater Noida from 1st August to 9th August, 2014. Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) has been held annually since initiated in 2010 in Hong Kong. The APrIGF serves as a platform for aggregating IGF related discussions and collaborations at the regional level, which ultimately advances the Internet governance development in Asia Pacific. The main theme of APRIGF…read more

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Vint Cerf explains NTIA oversight transition

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Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) manages Internet Number resources. The NTIA of the United States has maintained a role of oversight over the coordination of the IANA functions, but has recently announced its intention to transition the oversight function to the multi-stakeholder community. Vint Cerf is a father of the Internet—and he made this video to clear up some confusion about who manages the Internet’s address book in the video below. ( http://www.google.com/takeaction/vint/video.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=google&utm_content=4+-+httpstakeactionwithgooglecomusvintvideo&utm_campaign=20140723VintColbert1-US-actives2&source=20140723VintColbert1-US-actives2 )

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Letter to the Government of India on India’s position on IANA Transition and Multi-Stakeholder model of Internet Governance

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Recently the National Telecommunications and Information Association of United States announced its intention to step down from this role of oversight by asking the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to convene global stakeholders to develop a proposal to transition the current role played by NTIA in the coordination of the Internet’s domain name system (DNS). In this background, Government of India has made an initial Statement on the transition of oversight of IANA functions from NTIA to multi-stakeholder oversight. Extracts from the letter from the Government of…read more

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Report by the Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms

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The Panel on Global Internet Cooperation and Governance Mechanisms released its final report on how to evolve the Internet governance ecosystem. The report also presents a roadmap and timeline for the future management of the Internet.

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