Online Freedom & Internet Governance

In this article, 2014 CGCS Visiting Scholar Christian Möller discusses past developments in and the prospective future of internet governance. Christian will be leading a related seminar entitled “The UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and Internet Freedom – Developments and Perspectives” tomorrow afternoon from 12:15pm-1:15pm at the Annenberg School for Communication. For more information, click here.

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The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 44

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 44, September 25, 2014 can be found here

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Pakistan’s Internet Policy: Policy without Objective

Pakistan faces multiple hurdles when it comes to the development of a comprehensive, consistent, and coherent internet policy. The following post by Yelmaz Mujtaba, Sana Saleem, and Farieha Aziz will briefly look through how ad hoc censorship policies and a lack of willpower to develop infrastructure have hampered the development of Pakistan’s internet. The post will then suggest possible solutions for addressing these issues. 

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