The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 46

//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 46, October 10, 2014 can be found here

This week’s highlights:

  • ICANN’s 51st meeting will begin next week in Los Angeles, California. Topics of particular significance include the IANA Stewardship Transition, and the Enhancing ICANN Accountability Process.
  • U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has argued that increased encryption can make it harder for law enforcement to collect evidence.
  • The European Union may soon have two new digital commissioners…

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The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 45

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 45, October 3, 2014 can be found here

This week’s highlights:

  • The Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers (NoC) this week held the Evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem event (the Torino Symposium), bringing together academics to “examin[e] existing and potential models of distributed and collaborative governance with the goal of informing the evolution of – and current debate around – the Internet governance ecosystem in light of…

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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

This week’s highlights:

  • 16 European member states have issued a joint declaration calling on European officials to adopt a legislative package reforming personal data protection by 2015.
  • The bipartisan Law Enforcement Access to Data Stored Abroad Act (LEADS Act) introduced last week proposes that if the U.S. government wanted to access non-U.S. citizens’ data stored overseas…

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The GovLab Selected Curation of Articles on Net-Governance: Issue 42

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 42, September 11, 2014 can be found here

This week’s highlights:

  • The 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) concluded last week, spurring much subsequent commentary about the current state of global Internet governance. This year, the usual discussion topics and participants at the IGF “leaked” into other fora –for example, the World Economic Forum/NETmundial Initiative and the Internet Ungovernance Forum– and some have observed that these leaks undermine the role of the IGF as a global discussion forum for Internet governance.
  • Google is holding a series of meetings in European legislators in European capitals to discuss the implications of the EU “Right to be Forgotten” ruling. Google is simultaneously facing European pressure regarding its dominance of the European online search market where European companies are unable to compete.
  • IFEX has released a glossary of Internet governance terms: Internet Governance Forum 2014: Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms.
  • The U.S. State Department has launched an Open Internet campaign

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