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Feb 21, 2017

Digital Policy
Maintaining U.S. Leadership on Internet Governance

After almost two decades of overseeing the internet naming and addressing system, the U.S. government transferred the responsibility to a coalition of industry, civil society, and government stakehol…

Jan 2, 2018

Our Time Has Come

Our Time Has Come considers India’s rise, taking stock of the challenges and opportunities as the world's largest democracy defines its place on the global stage.

Nov 13, 2014

Digital Policy
Members of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) at the  ITU Plenipotentiary  Conference 2014 in Busan, Korea, at the signing ceremony. (Courtesy  ITU/I. Wood, available at https://www.flickr.com/photos/itupictures/15545945060/) Internet Governance after Busan

The Plenipotentiary of the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU) ended last week, and the general consensus seems to be that biggest loser may be the rhetoric of the United Nat…

Apr 23, 2014

Digital Policy
World Internet Conference China What Is Internet Governance?

An intense international debate over who manages parts of the internet’s technical infrastructure is likely to feed a broader discussion of internet-related public policy.

Feb 22, 2017

New Cyber Brief: Maintaining U.S. Leadership on Internet Governance

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program has launched a new Cyber Brief. This one is authored by Megan Stifel, founder of Silicon Harbor Consultants and former director for international cyber polic…

Nov 14, 2017

Conflict Prevention
Preventive Engagement

Stares proposes a long-term strategy for how the United States can manage the risks of a turbulent world in a way that does not rely solely on American power.

Oct 22, 2014

Digital Policy
The ITU and Unbundling Internet Governance

At this month's Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) in Busan, South Korea, India will argue that the ITU has a role to play in Internet governance: first, b…

Dec 12, 2016

Digital Policy
CFR Cyber Net Politics IGF 2016 Despite Renewal, the Internet Governance Forum Is Still on Life Support

Samantha Dickinson is an internet governance consultant and writer. You can follow her on Twitter at @sgdickinson and via her blog, Lingua Synaptica. Last week, Mexico hosted the 11th Internet Gover…

Jun 12, 2017

Digital Policy
Chinese internet cafe Internet Fragmentation Exists, But Not In the Way That You Think

Guest contributor Milton Mueller examines whether a global and interconnected internet is truly under threat of being "Balkanized."

Jun 1, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
Internet shutdowns have become increasingly common as governments take an adversarial stance against the internet. Should Technical Actors Play a Political Role in the Internet Age?

Corinne Cath is a doctoral student at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Alan Turing Institute. You can follow her at @C__Cath. The African Network Information Center (AFRINIC) – the technical …