This post provides an early look at Small Media’s project ‘Chaos and Control: The Competing Tensions of Internet Governance in Iran’ which will examine the international backdrop of internet governance against which Iran’s internet regulations are formulated. This project is being undertaken with support from the Internet Policy Observatory.
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.
Has ‘multistakeholderism… become a mantra, void of its progressive potential and outcomes’? Stefania Milan and Arne Hintz analyze internet governance’s hyper-focus on multistakeholderism and how civil society should adapt a clear IG agenda.
Will WSIS’s true legacy reflect connected, and unprotected? Shawn Powers, and assistant professor at Georgia State University, discusses the WSIS+10 High Level Event and why its outcomes are troubling for freedom of expression.
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 30, June, 13 2014 can be found here.