Russia

How Russia Is Stepping Up Its Campaign to Control the Internet

Russias President Vladimir Putin is seen in his office in Novo-Ogaryovo during a video-conference meeting of Russias Council for Interethnic Relations on March 30, 2021. Alexei Druzhinin —TASS via Getty ImagesBY MADELINE ROACHE APRIL 1, 2021 11:57 AM EDT On March 10, photos and videos on Twitter were loading more slowly than usual for users in Russia. It […]

Universal Acceptance

Universal Acceptance – Making the Internet Work for Everyone

By Aman MasjideHead of Compliance at Radix March 26, 2021 Views: 1,109 Comments: 1 Back in 2014, to foster innovation and to better the choice in domain names, ICANN introduced new generic top-level domains through its New gTLD Program. It was a monumental move that enabled businesses, individuals, and communities across the globe to mark their presence on the […]

Domain Industry

MIT Researchers Estimate The Value Of Domain Name System (DNS) At $8 Billion

Roslyn LaytonSenior ContributorEnterprise TechInternational Tech Policy https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbes-personal-shopper/2021/03/23/cute-activewear-sets-for-workouts/?sh=2e25221536b2 Since 1985, the Domain Name System (DNS) has played a critical but underappreciated role to map names to internet addresses. Domain names have important value as intellectual property and marketing assets in addition to their ability to “route the money of the Internet.” The market value of global DNS […]

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IEEE GHTC 2021

The 2021 IEEE Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (IEEE GHTC 2021) is a flagship international conference sharing practical technology-enabled solutions supporting achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) by addressing the needs of underserved communities in resource constrained environments around the world. Stakeholders from the public, private, education and research, societal, funding and […]

cybersecurity

Cybersecurity and Geopolitical video podcast – March 2021 episode

Security brings this monthly Cybersecurity and Geopolitical vodcast to our readers as a discussion on the latest news and issues affecting countries, industries, security and risk professionals, and their enterprises around the globe. Listen now! The boundary between cybersecurity and geopolitics has never been as porous as it is now, with both having a significant influence on […]

Digital Identity

Once on the Internet, always on the Internet

By Dave Moore, CISSP | For The Transcript https://www.normantranscript.com/news/once-on-the-internet-always-on-the-internet/article_4bb953b0-8804-11eb-9bad-c7b05bdeb4cc.html Mar 18, 2021      It’s called “digital permanence,” the idea that once something is uploaded, posted, published or otherwise “put on” the Internet, it will be there forever. “What goes on the Internet, stays on the Internet.” Videos, blogs, photos, comments, Tweets, website visits, clicks on […]

Canada

Majority of Canadians opposed to Liberals controlling internet speech

The poll is in direct contrast to claims by Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault “a very high proportion of Canadians” want regulation. Published 2 days ago  on March 18, 2021 ByDave Naylor A clear majority of Canadians are against Liberal regulation of speech on the internet, their own government polling shows. Blacklock’s Reporter said the Privy Council research is […]

Facebook Human Rights

Facebook’s Commitment to Human Rights

http://opiniojuris.org/2021/03/16/facebooks-commitment-to-human-rights/ 16.03.21 | 0 Comments [Miranda Sissons is the Human Rights Director at Facebook. Facebook has agreed to engage in a Q & A session to be published on Opinio Juris next week.] The human rights movement long predates the rise of social media. That’s a very good thing. Three decades ago, we faxed or telexed urgent actions between […]

Mozilla

Mozilla Fellowships

We are currently looking for two fellows to join the Common Voice project – which aims to shape the future of voice AI. This project seeks to build openly available datasets for training machine learning driven voice technologies. The core of this project is a platform that supports language communities and individual volunteers to “donate […]

India

India’s New Internet Rules Are a Step Toward ‘Digital Authoritarianism,’ Activists Say. Here’s What They Will Mean

Illustration by Lon Tweeten for TIMEBY BILLY PERRIGO  MARCH 11, 2021 1:08 PM EST The Indian government must suspend sweeping new Internet regulations, 10 international NGOs said in an open letter Thursday. The new rules, brought in by executive order in late February, give the Indian government an arsenal of muscular new powers that will force tech companies and […]