Source: Michael Geist, Toronto Star
The Internet governance world gathers in Toronto this week as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) holds one of its meetings in Canada for only the third time.
Posts tagged “Cyberspace”
Cyberspace is considered by the principal governments to be the fifth domain of warfare such as space, land, sea and air, and due to this reason, principal countries are mass investing in the development of new cyber capabilities to protect it.
Source: John Markoff, The New York Times
A small team of cybersecurity researchers have lashed the computers together to form a homebrew computing cluster.
Source: Sudhi Ranjan Sen, NDTV
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today raised alarm over the use of new tools – bulk SMS, social media, and internet – to stir an old problem – communal violence.
Source: Pranesh Prakash, CIS India
Pranesh Prakash does preliminary analysis on a leaked list of the websites blocked from August 18, 2012 till August 21, 2012 by the Indian government.
In the June 19 2012 issue of the World Politics Review, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert explores the role of Big Data and the growing political importance of the corporate giants that own and operate cyberspace.
It’s easy to understand why countries like Russia, China and Iran would want to rewire the Internet, cutting off access to their citizens and undermining the idea of a World Wide Web.
Source: Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News
The U.S. military is placing too much emphasis on defense against cyber attacks when it should be developing offensive cyber capabilities, according to Sen. John McCain.
Today is the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Naturally, the Chinese Censors were working overtime to block anything that made remote or oblique references to that event.