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The Real Cyber War: A Political Economy of Internet Freedom

September 18, 2014
03:30PM - 04:30PM

Annenberg School for Communication, Room 300

This talk conceptualizes 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.

This seminar is part the CGCS’ Internet Policy Observatory lunchtime series.

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WS21: Intermediaries’ Role and Good Practice in Protecting FOE

September 5, 2014
11:00AM - 12:30PM

Workshop Room 1 (Rumeli Ground Floor/Room B1)

This IGF session will be an opportunity to present and discuss the results of a brand new research project on Internet intermediaries, commissioned by UNESCO, Open Society Foundation and the Internet Society. The workshop aims to trigger discussion on the outcomes of this research and to contribute to identifying principles for good practices and processes that are consistent with international standards for free expression.

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Internet Ungovernance Forum

September 4, 2014 - September 5, 2014

Istanbul Bilgi University

All parties interested in a safe, free internet are invited to participate or serve as volunteers.  To register for the Internet Ungovernance Forum, email kayit@alternatifbilisim.org with your name, country, and organization/university by August 31, 2014. If you would like to coordinate or participate on a panel or would like to set up a workshop, send proposals to bilgi@alternatifbilisim.org.  For more information on how to get involved, including a list of topics and proposal types, visit the Internet Ungovernance Forum website.

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Discussion on Multistakeholderism in Africa at IGF Istanbul

September 3, 2014
02:30PM - 04:00PM

Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center, Room 10

Participants from different stakeholder groups will discuss the results of RIA research conducted on mapping multistakeholders participation in internet governance from an African perspective.

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Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem: A Book Release at the Internet Governance Forum

September 1, 2014
09:00AM - 06:30PM

Lütfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Center

CGCS launches its latest IPO publication: “Beyond NETmundial: The Roadmap for Institutional Improvements to the Global Internet Governance Ecosystem” at this IGF pre-event.

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