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

Rethinking Government and Internet Governance

Professor Geist’s regular Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) features coverage of the results of a global study jointly conducted by the ITU and myself on the role of national governments and their national domains. The study, which covered 56 countries from every […]

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December 1, 2003 Comments are Disabled Columns