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The IGF and the ‘inconvenient’ ungovForum

A year after Edward Snowden exposed massive U.S. spying practices and just five months after Turkey blocked Twitter and YouTube which… Read More

Rising use of children as cybercrime targets alarming—IT expert

ISTANBUL, Turkey—Children have become the new targets of cybercriminal activities over the last five years, with the online underground economy… Read More

Bridging the digital divide and the role of “market forces”

ISTANBUL – One of the topics in the ninth Internet Governance Forum here in Turkey is the “digital divide” or… Read More

Post-Snowden revelations, action still a long way away

It’s been more than a year since the Snowden revelations alleging mass government surveillance primarily by the United States first… Read More

PH gov’t officials absent in global Internet Governance Forum

ISTANBUL, Turkey—The Philippine government is a no-show here at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), the biggest global venue for discussions… Read More

Internet governance and ungovernance

Istanbul —  About 3,000 representatives of governments, intergovernmental organizations, business, technical, community, and civil society from 132 countries convened here… Read More

Malaysia’s Sinar Project wins regional award, seeks to level up

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> BEING present in Istanbul for the 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) marked a milestone… Read More

Trust key for IXPs’ role in driving digital economies

THERE is a certain amount of distrust between Internet service providers (ISPs) as they compete for customers and seemingly have… Read More