How to Regain Ownership of the Internet
On January 11, 2012, Network Neutrality Forum, an alliance of South Korean Internet freedom-concerned civic organizations, hosted a public workshop to discuss ways to increase civic participation in global Internet governance. Our author Jae Yeon Kim participated in the meeting and has this report.
On January 3, 2013, Creative Commons Korea co-organized a public event on Internet governance entitled “Global Great Power Rivalries on the Internet”. The meeting was especially focused on the outcome of the recent World Conference on Information Technology.
One Sina Weibo manager , frustrated by the pressure from the Propaganda Department imposed upon him and his colleagues, forcing them to censor a controversial editorial, writes an inside story to explain his difficult
On December 28, 2012, the Chinese government approved a set of new net control laws that would make it compulsory for internet intermediaries to enforce users’ real name registration. In South Korea, a similar online real name registration policy has been in place since 2005. Let’s examine the South Korean experiment and see what lessons Chinese netizens can learn from
Next week, hundreds of Internet technology and policy experts will gather in Paris for the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), where they will discuss and debate some of the most pressing Internet policy issues of the moment. The conference will mark the tenth anniversary of an ongoing process through which various UN agencies have worked together, alongside industry, governments, and civil society, to develop goals for global ICT development and Internet governance.
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