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America's Internet Giveaway: Dumbest Idea in the World ... Ever?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Who in the world could possibly think this was a good idea? "Let's give away oversight and regulatory authority over the Internet to other countries," they must have shrieked with élan.

(Video) The Internet Turns 40 Today, but it Has a Long Way to Go, Vint Cerf

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.10.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

By most accounts, the Internet was born back on October 29, 1969 by two researchers, Vint Cerf and Robert Kahn. Cerf is now Google's Chief Internet Evangelist.

Not Everyone At Google Agrees With Killing Online Pseudonyms

Reuters | Gerry Shih | Posted 05.05.2013 | Technology

By Gerry Shih SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the face of increasing government-led crackdowns on social media, Google Inc should not for...

Vint Cerf on the Future of Human Society

The European Magazine | Posted 11.28.2012 | Technology
The European Magazine

"The Internet was a network which was not designed for anything in particular, but could be used for everything."

CISPA, Netizens and the Internet's Coming of Age Party

Bennet Kelley | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Bennet Kelley

The Internet is experiencing a coming of age as not only has it surpassed television in terms of daily consumer usage, but it also is flexing its political muscle in capitols across the globe.

The Internet and the Earth

Jeff Gitterman | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jeff Gitterman

When we give our attention to another human being, that person suddenly feels met and fulfilled, and will stop craving your time and endlessly taking.

Internet 'Founder' On The Challenges To The Web

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

At a recent conference in Hong Kong, the Wall Street Journal sat down with Google VP and "Chief Internet Evangelist" Vinton Cerf to speak about how cu...

Founder Of The Internet: Net Faces 3 Crises

Computer Weekly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The internet faces three major crises which, if left unsolved, will lead to the net stalling as a communications medium and an engine for economic gro...

UN Mulls Internet Regulation, Draws Criticism From Google, Others

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Together with word this week that the Federal Communications Commission will be voting on net neutrality rules comes news that the United Nations is m...

Prisoner's Dilemma at COP15 in Copenhagen; Meanwhile in Mei Lin's Kitchen

David Nordfors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Nordfors

Multilateral negotiations broke down in Copenhagen: future climate change talks should take a note from Silicon Valley, where tools to innovate and bypass obstacles were developed by small groups of people in kitchens and garages.

Web of the Future: Building a Faster, More Secure and Egalitarian Internet

Vinton G. Cerf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Vinton G. Cerf

We can anticipate the need for a kind of International Law of the Net in the future. Such concepts can also provide better support for international and domestic electronic commerce.

Happy Birthday, Mr. Internet!

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

The Internet's founders are increasingly concerned that burdensome barriers may squash future innovation before it happens.

Vint Cerf: The Web Is Running Out Of Addresses

The Times | Mike Harvey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The world is about to run out of the internet addresses that allow computers to identify each other and communicate, the man who invented the system h...

Child Online Safety Comes of Age

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Balkam

The online safety community, which has been around since the mid-1990s, has reached a critical point of maturation -- some would say an awkward adolescent stage -- where the stakes are higher.