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Got Global Governance?

Christopher Holshek | Posted 08.12.2014 | World
Christopher Holshek

If you want good global governance, you have to provide good global citizenship.

Russia Goes for Gold in Internet Regulation

Freedom House | Posted 05.02.2014 | Technology
Freedom House

by Gigi Alford Freedom House, Internet Freedom Senior Program Officer Don't look now, Silicon Valley, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has set h...

Navigating the Virtual Battlefield

Mike Montgomery | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Mike Montgomery

While the unprecedented expansion of the Internet has brought the world closer together, it's also created daunting new challenges for security.

This Holiday Season, What Happens When All of Our Cultural Memories Go Digital?

Govindini Murty | Posted 02.23.2013 | Technology
Govindini Murty

As you celebrate this holiday season, be sure to save your digital memories by printing them out or backing them up. And beyond that, do everything you can to speak out for internet freedom.

Sorting Out the Last 36 Hours of the WCIT

Gigi Sohn | Posted 02.12.2013 | Technology
Gigi Sohn

This is not a time to try to get something passed in a dubious manner so that the ITU or member states can declare the WCIT a "success."

Cutting Our Own Net

Sharan Burrow | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology
Sharan Burrow

We need a multi-stakeholder approach to Internet governance, not vested interests in making citizens pay for formerly free services or restrictions to their capacity to share information.

The Open Internet Is Threatened by UN's Closed-door Meeting in Dubai

Don Tapscott | Posted 02.03.2013 | Technology
Don Tapscott

Letting an obscure "one vote per country" UN technical agency decide who does what next in the Internet's development is the antithesis of what the Internet has achieved.

Who Should Control the Internet? The People Who Use It

Ross LaJeunesse | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Ross LaJeunesse

Perhaps the only people who want to fix what isn't broken with the free and open Internet are those who fear that a free and open Internet might break them.

6 BILLION

AP | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

GENEVA -- The world now has nearly as many cell phone subscriptions as inhabitants. The U.N. telecom agency says there were about 6 billion subscript...

Shipping Bytes Across Borders

Jake Colvin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology
Jake Colvin

As the world increasingly adopts digital technologies and habits, improving the framework for information flows is essential to preserve the ability of innovators and entrepreneurs everywhere to participate effectively in the global marketplace of the 21st Century.

A Girl in a Tech World

Maura Kelly | Posted 06.23.2012 | Technology
Maura Kelly

Today, girls are excelling at sciences, but when it comes to career choice, they're opting for fields like medicine and bio-tech, rather than computing and technology.

Is AT&T Financially Dependant on Apple's Success?

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Although it's not an advanced handset -- the iPad stands to increase AT&T's market share and its wireless income.