Posts Tagged ‘internet governance’

2 Live Webcasts Today: Emerging Technologies and Internet Governance

“Emerging and Readily Available Technologies and National Security: A Framework for Addressing Ethical, Legal, and Societal Issues” is the title of an event in Washington, DC, and a live webcast today, April 3, 2014, from 11:30 a.m. ET to 1:00 p.m. ET, sponsored by the Center for American Progress.  Details are on their website.  Note […]

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Yale Information Society Project Events on Cyber Security

The Yale Information Society Project announced upcoming events relevant to cyber security: The Global War for Internet Governance, Thursday, February 13, 2014 – 12:00pm Law Enforcement and Hacking, Tuesday, February 18, 2014 – 12:00pm Cass Sunstein: Liberty and Security in a Changing World: The Report of the President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies, […]

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New Global Commission on Internet Governance Announced in Davos

From a Chatham House news release: Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 22 January 2014 Carl Bildt, Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will chair a new Global Commission on Internet Governance, launched by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House). Announced today at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, the […]


Cyberspace’s Next Billion Users

The growing access of Africa’s and Asia’s populations has far-reaching consequences for governing the Internet and cyber security. Professor Ronald Deibert and his team at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto approached this development with a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum in Bali last year. The provenance of the next billion users […]

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Jan 4th, 2014 future, IT security

Internet Governance at a Crossroads

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently reported that, last month, the leaders of the organizations that coordinate the technical infrastructure of the Internet, including ICANN and the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA), convened in Montevideo, Uruguay. Synchronizing their efforts in favor of a multi-stakeholder approach to govern the Internet, they issued […]

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Continued WCIT fallout analysis (Forbes/Reuters)

Larry Downes, for Forbes, with a very nice article recounting all of the missteps at WCIT and discussing their implications.  Notably, Downes feels the collapse at WCIT will have the following impact: The WCIT conference will go down as a turning point, when the world divided into governments who recognize the value of an open […]

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Official: US won’t surrender Internet control to UN agency (The Hill)

On 9/23, The Hill’s Jennifer Martinez covered the upcoming battle over internet regulation.  The debate centers around the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications, where nations like China and Russia may make a play to give the UN greater control over the Internet.  The U.S. prefers a multi-stakeholder approach where “various organizations . . . […]

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Sep 23rd, 2012 Criticism, international law

The battle for the internet

Back in July, Brendan Sasso and Jennifer Martinez wrote for The Hill on the battle over internet governance.  Specifically, the article noted that Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a resolution “urging the Obama administration to fight efforts to give a United Nations agency more control over the Internet.”  Rep. Mary Bono introduced a similar resolution which […]

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The Internet is NOT Borderless

Cyberspace is not some borderless new reality, separate and apart from the physical world.  It is not the death of distance. The statement in “A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” that, “[o]urs is a world that is both everywhere and nowhere, but it is not where bodies live,” and that,  “[y]our legal concepts of […]

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Keepers Of The Internet Face Their Greatest Challenges Ever: CNN

On Dec. 21st, 2011, Mark Milian reported for CNN on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).  The article boldly asserts that "the Internet doesn't have a flag or a national anthem, but it does have a government", and that for the most part ICANN plays that role.  That statement is bold because […]

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Dec 26th, 2011 Web/Tech

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography


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