Since 2011 Myanmar’s internet infrastructure has seen unprecedented growth. In this blog post, IPO Affiliate Andrea Calderaro explains the implications of this massive expansion by looking at both infrastructure and legislation.
India banned Facebook’s Free Basics app on February 8 after protests concerning net neutrality. CGCS Visiting Scholar Till Waescher explains what the ban means for domestic and transnational privacy advocates.
In this interview, Celia Lerman, professor and researcher of Intellectual Property at the Universidad Torcuato Di Tella law school, discusses her path to internet governance work and her recent publication on internet policy in Latin America. Lerman reflects on the crucial role of multistakeholderism in the movement for open democracy and the broader issues facing the implementation of a successful model of internet governance. Click here to read the full publication.
Tatevik Sargsyan, a doctoral candidate at the School of Communication at American University, explores the privacy, human rights, and economic and trade implications of data localization on governments and citizens. In lieu of the recent ‘Safe Harbor’ agreement, Sargsyan considers localization within the contexts of human rights and commercial exchange.