As we mark the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Internet, what issues concern UK consumers and how might these feed into the deliberations of the forthcoming Internet Governance Forum? Let me briefly list my top ten topics to kick off what inevitably must be a wide-ranging discussion. 1) … [Read more...] about My top ten topics
Working for Symantec, the world leader in information security, when invited to write about the main security threat facing the UK part of the internet you might expect me to cite the latest technical sounding hacker or Trojan attack currently causing havoc on the cyber superhighway. Don’t get me … [Read more...] about UK Internet Security Issues
For the last three years it has been my honour to have judged the security category entries to the Nominet Best Practice Challenge, and I have constantly been heartened by the dedication of those entering the competition, and by the wide range of often excellent ideas and initiatives that they bring … [Read more...] about Security and the Internet
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is currently in the process of reviewing the desirability of the continuation of the Forum as per paragraph 76 of the Tunis Agenda. As part of this consultation Nominet has submitted comments to the review process and these can be summarised as: The IGF … [Read more...] about IGF Review Process
What do young people think about Internet governance, based on their experience of growing up with the Internet? We have just started a new e-participation project, getting young people (mainly 16-21) to discuss Internet governance on-line and feeding their creative ideas to policy-makers in the … [Read more...] about New youth e-participation project
The IGF have launched a formal consultation with Forum participants in accordance with Paragraph 76 of the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society. The questionnaire is available on the IGF website at: … [Read more...] about IGF formal consultation launched
Nominet has been engaged in a European IGF process - EuroDIG (European Dialogue on Internet Governance) - as part of the process of preparing for the Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad. This gave an opportunity to share with European colleagues the messages from, and information about the work … [Read more...] about European messages for the Internet Governance Forum
In the lead up to next week's Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad, the Secretariat have posted a 'call for questions' on their Web site at: http://www.intgovforum.org. If you have any questions that you would like to be addressed in the open dialogue sessions please send them to [email protected] … [Read more...] about Internet Governance Forum 'call for questions'