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

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 […]

Join us on a letter to the Government of India to keep the Internet Free and Open

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 […]

Over 80 Internet Inventors and Engineers Send Open Letter to US Congress

A group of 83 Internet inventors and prominent engineers sent an open letter today to the members of the United States Congress, stating their opposition to the SOPA and PIPA Internet blacklist bills that are under consideration in the House and Senate respectively. We, the undersigned, have played various parts in building a network called […]

Marco Civil

In the eve of the global Internet governance event hosted in Brazil, NETmundial, the Brazilian Senate approved the one-of-kind bill of rights for Internet users, known as “Marco Civil”. President Dilma Rousseff supported Marco Civil da Internet with firm commitment. “Marco Civil could have a revolutionary effect on the current Internet policy environment,” Global Voices Advocacy […]

The web we want: A mozilla video with a powerful message

Children featured in a mozilla Public Interest message raise powerful questions: I am not a data point. Why am I bought under surveillance? I am not a threat. Why am I under surveillance ? Keep the Internet free and open. (This message brought to our attention at the Chapter by Dhivya Venkatachalam of our Chapter […]