Post Tagged with: "WSIS"

Internet Governance Forum Heads to Rio

The AP covers next week's Internet Governance Forum in Rio.  I'll be attending and speaking on several panels.

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November 9, 2007 1 comment News

Net Governance Deal May Not End Debate

The BBC features my op-ed column (BBC version, website version) focusing on this week’s WSIS Internet governance agreement. Much like yesterday’s blog posting, I argue that the outcome reflects the bargaining position of the United States and the European Union, but that the deal may not be as lopsided as […]

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November 16, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

The WSIS Deal

There is considerable coverage this morning (or this evening in Tunis) on the last minute WSIS deal struck yesterday.  The gist of the coverage rightly reports that the U.S. emerged with the compromise they were looking for as the delegates agreed to retain ICANN and the ultimate U.S. control that […]

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November 16, 2005 1 comment News

Facing the Facts on Internet Governance

Having just arrived in Tunis for the WSIS, my weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available version) focuses on the Internet governance issues that are likely to dominate discussions all week.  I argue that claims about a "digital Munich" and a U.N. takeover are not helpful to arriving […]

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November 14, 2005 4 comments Columns

WSIS, WIPO Meetings Highlight Growing Digital Policy Divide

My weekly Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, freely available hyperlinked version) focuses on this month's WSIS and WIPO meetings in Geneva. While the meetings are distinct, both reflect the developing world's increasing frustration with global rules that have an enormous impact on technological development everywhere yet were crafted primarily […]

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September 18, 2005 1 comment Columns