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Alberta Enacts PIPA

Alberta has become Canada’s third province, following Quebec and British Columbia, to enact private sector privacy legislation as its PIPA was passed earlier this week. It will take effect on January 1st, as will the federal law (PIPEDA) which will apply in all other provinces. see: PIPA also see: Africa’s […]

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December 8, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Deal Struck on Net Governance at WSIS

Professor Geist comments on the weekend deal on Internet governance at the WSIS. He notes that the deal will result in two years of working group discussions and that greater governmental involvement in Internet governance issues remains the likely conclusion. see: Talks Seek Global Internet Ground Rules also see: Africa’s […]

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December 7, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

WSIS Nears With Internet Governance Taking Centre Stage

With the World Summit on the Information Society scheduled to start next week, Professor Geist provides commentary on a key stumbling block — Internet governance. Comments for Reuters and South Africa’s IT Web, both focus on the role of governments at the national level and their growing interest in the […]

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December 5, 2003 1 comment News

Further Internet Governance Study Coverage

Reuters has provided further coverage of Professor Geist’s study on national governments and Internet governance. The story notes the growing trend toward government involvement in their national domains. see: Governments Already Regulate Web also see: Governments and ccTLDs: A Global Survey

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December 3, 2003 Comments are Disabled News

Coverage of Internet Governance Study

The release of Professor Geist’s study on global Internet governance has attracted some media attention. Warren’s Washington Internet Daily provides detailed coverage of the study’s findings, while the National Journal’s Technology Daily also covers the story. see: Think Web’s Virtually Government Free? Think Again also see: Governments and ccTLDs: A […]

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December 2, 2003 Comments are Disabled News