By now, issues of digital surveillance, government interference online, and programmatic targeting by businesses are common parlour talk. From Snowden to the recent and ongoing cases of government spying in Mexico, these acts have become a reality of the digital age. But what ethical, legal, and political questions and consequences lie at the intersection of digital governance and big data?
Posts tagged “Internet governance”
While Internet governance has global reach, it is also greatly influenced by local and regional issues. With this in mind, Cyber Stewards Network partner Professor Pirongrong Ramasoota of Chulalongkorn University, together with the Secretariat of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), organized the recent Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum. Professor Ramasoota also serves as Vice President… Read more »
As more companies increasingly produce transparency reports, a pertinent question presents itself: how effective are they in altering bahaviour of both corporations and governments? In a recent paper for Business and Society, Citizen Lab’s Chris Parsons examines this in detail.
The Cyber Stewards Network is pleased to announce the release of a report titled “An Overview of Internet Infrastructure and Governance in the Philippines.” The report outlines the key actors, regulatory structures, and challenges facing the development of the ICT sector in the country, as well as privacy and cybersecurity concerns.
November 9-13 – João Pessoa, Brazil
As the United Nations General Assembly begins its milestone 70th session, international digital security is high on the agenda. One starting point for discussion is likely to be the International Code of Conduct for Information Security (the “Code”). This analysis explores how the Code has developed over time, impetus behind the changes made, and the potential impact of the Code on international human rights law and its application. It is accompanied by an interactive comparison of the 2015 and 2011 versions of the Code.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke at the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), joining a panel discussion on “The Global Campaign Against Democratic Norms.”
This is the Indonesian translation of “IGF 2013: An Overview of Indonesian Internet Infrastructure and Governance,” part one of a four part Citizen Lab series that explores online freedom of expression and the state of information controls in Indonesia in the context of their role as host of the 2013 IGF.
Citizen Lab research fellows Tim Maurer and Camino Kavanagh report back from the Seoul Conference on Cyberspace. This year participants hosted by the South Korean government included some 43 ministers and vice-ministers as well as delegates from some 87 countries — the highest number yet, making it one of the most high profile international conferences on cyberspace policy to date.
From 22 – 25 October 2013, over 2,000 government, civil society and private sector delegates from around the world gathered in Bali, Indonesia for the 8th Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2013).