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GigaNet sponsors a preconference workshop at AoIR 2016, to take place on 5 October 2016 in Berlin, Germany:
The Internet Rules, But How?
A Science and Technology Studies (STS) Take on Doing Internet Governance
05.10.2016 | 09.00 – 17.30 Uhr | HU Berlin, Dorotheenstr. 24, 10117 Berlin
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In modern democracies, societies are built not only on checks and balances but also on the notion of trust. In the digital age, trust is strengthened through a variety of technologies that provide for online privacy and security. Encryption technologies are one key example. They allow users to securely communicate and do business online, and to protect data on a computer, a phone or in the cloud. However, those technologies are also available for less benevolent purposes, providing criminals…Continue
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Call for Contributions
Deadline: 15 June 2016
The Internet Rules, But How?
An STS take on doing Internet governance
Preconference workshop – AoIR 2016
5 October 2016 – Berlin, Germany
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Is the Internet falling apart? Are we witnessing an unstoppable process of technical, governmental or commercial fragmentation? Are countries, regions or continents erecting digital walls for the purpose of control or national sovereignty? Are companies building walled gardens that render the Internet less open and accessible than it used to be? Or might we actually need barriers and protected areas for the purpose of data protection and copyright?
On February 17th, we will address…Continue
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The GigaNet session will explore how Internet Governance processes have reacted to the Snowden revelations. Two presentations by academic experts will be followed…Continue
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The papers, which will presented at the 7th GigaNet Annual Symposium in Baku next week, are now available for download on the website of the symposium: http://giga-net.org/page/2012-annual-symposium.
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The Global Internet Governance Academic Network is pleased to announce the final programme of its 2012 Annual Symposium, the seventh in GigaNet's history.
Since 2006, GigaNet has organized an Annual Symposium to showcase research about Internet Governance, focusing on an interdisciplinary approach. As in previous years, the symposium will provide room to discuss current and future questions as well as the challenges encountered and results achieved in Global…Continue
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The Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet) will be present at the upcoming 40th Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC), to be held September 21-23, 2012 at the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA. TPRC (http://www.tprcweb.com/) is an annual conference on communication, information and internet policy that convenes international and interdisciplinary researchers and policy…Continue
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Lexington will release next month Frames and Connections in the Governance of Global Communications: A Network Study of the…Continue
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GigaNet Sixth Annual Symposium
United Nations Office, UNON complex, Nairobi, Kenya
September 26, 2011
The Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GIGANET) will hold its Sixth Annual Symposium on 26 September 2011, one day before the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Since 2006, GigaNet has…Continue
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Please join us May 5-6, 2011, when GigaNet will host a workshop, Global Internet Governance: Research and Public Policy Challenges for the Next Decade, at American University School of International Service in Washington DC. (Abramson Family Founders Room, Terrace Level)
The Internet’s status as a communication medium that is decentralized, scalable and global continues to pose challenging new problems in governance and regulation.…Continue
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GigaNet members Milton Mueller and Rebecca MacKinnon participated recently in the panel, "Can the US Continue to Support a Free Global Internet?", at the 2011 State of the Net conference in Washington DC.
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Dear GigaNet Colleagues,
The 2010 election for our Steering Committee has now concluded. I am pleased to report that we had a good level of participation, with half (50%, n=52) of our membership casting ballots in the election. Please join me in thanking all of our members that participated in the nominations and voting process, and in congratulating the candidates who stood for election.
The voting results are as follows:
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