During this lunchtime talk, Shawn Powers conceptualized cyberwar as the utilization of digital networks for geopolitical purposes, including covert attacks against another state’s electronic systems, but also, and more importantly, the variety of ways the internet is used to further a state’s economic and military agendas.
What did the IGF process achieve for freedom of expression on the Internet? Has the IGF come to a standstill? What are possible perspectives for a meaningful multi-stakeholder process in Internet governance? During this lunchtime talk, Christian Moller examined past developments and future perspectives for the IGF.
John Laprise, an Assistant Professor in Residence at Northwestern University in Qatar, discusses the result of cellphone ubiquity on self-efficacy. For more information on the impact of mobile phones on society, join the Center for Global Communication Studies for its conference titled “Ubiquity, Mobility, Globality: Charting Directions in Mobile Phone Studies,” which will take place November 6-7, 2014. Click here for more information.
The Selected Curation of Articles on Net-governance (the SCAN) is a weekly digest on internet governance news, reports, and events produced by the Governance Lab @NYU (the GovLab) as part of the GovLab’s Living Labs on Smarter Governance project. The SCAN is cross-posted weekly from the GovLab on the Internet Policy Observatory. The original posting of the GovLab SCAN- Issue 48, October 23, 2014 can be found here.