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wcit-public - Fwd: Internet Governance & Freedom from an African Perspective - arc Skip to Content. (...) Which brings me to the subject of Internet Governance and Freedom from an African Perspective. (...) Since WSIS, the term “Internet Governance” has been broadened beyond narrow technical concerns to include a wider range of Internet-related policy issues.
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Score: 593879.5 - https://www.itu.int/ml/lists/n...t-public/2012-10/msg00005.html
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Internet shutdowns by Governments in West and Central Africa, and non-compliance with international law Internet shutdowns by Governments in West and Central Africa, and non-compliance with international law require urgent action The rapid growth of Internet penetration rates in Africa has given to citizens of the continent a platform of free expression, which contrasts with the wall silence that long prevailed in many countries. (...) This widespread cut off of internet is the most extreme type of internet shutdown because it precludes Congolese citizens’ access to any internet services for example web research, online media, social media. The blockage of an entire nation’s Internet access is therefore the most restrictive to Internet users’ rights.
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Score: 593799.17 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...ns/InternetSansFrontieres.docx
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Internet Rights & Principles Coalition the charter of human rights and principles for the internet © August 2014 – 4th Edition Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition UN Internet Governance Forum This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License Compiled and edited by Marianne Franklin, with Robert Bodle and Dixie Hawtin Design by Zeena Feldman Introduction 1 How to Get Involved 3 How the IRPC Charter 4 Came About 10 Rights & Principles 6 for the Internet Charter of Human Rights 8 & Principles for the Internet (Version 1.1) Appendices 28 Table of Contents Internet Rights & Principles Coalition 1 The Internet Rights & Principles Dynamic Coalition is an international network of individuals and organizations working to uphold human rights in the online environ- ment and across the spectrum of internet policy-making domains. (...) The main work of the Internet Rights and Principles Coalition (IRP Coalition) to date has been to translate existing human rights to the internet environment to build awareness, understanding and a shared platform for mobilisation around rights and principles for the internet. (...) Access to the Internet via mobile media must also be supported. d) Net neutrality and net equality The Internet is a global commons.
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Score: 593613.23 - https://www.ohchr.org/sites/de...inciplesAndRightsCoalition.pdf
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Internet Policies, Governace and Activities   عربي   |   中文   |   Español   |   Français   |   Русский     Home : Office of the Secretary-General : Corporate Strategy Division       Management of Internet Names and Addresses ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (Antalya, 2006) Internet-related Decisions and Resolutions adopted at the ITU 2006 Plenipotentiary Conference , including: DECISION 9 (GT-PLEN/A) (Antalya, 2006): Fourth World Telecommunication Policy Forum RESOLUTION 101 (Rev. Antalya, 2006): Internet Protocol-based networks RESOLUTION 102 (Rev. (...) Council Document 2005/32: ITU activities related to Internet Protocol (IP)-based networks and management of Internet domain names and addresses; including activities related to Internet governance (PDF) Council Document 2004/28: Report on Resolution 101 (Minneapolis, 1998): Internet Protocol (IP)-based Networks; Resolution 102 (Rev.
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Score: 593534.77 - https://www.itu.int/osg/csd/mina/
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Professional Development. Table of Contents Internet in Sudan Historical Background In 1996, Internet was introduced in Sudan by the Sudan Internet Services Co. (...) Internet in Sudan Current Status The number of current Internet users in Sudan is ???? (...) SiS Role in the Sudanese Internet Revolution SiS Role in the Sudanese Internet Revolution Thank You Eng.
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Score: 593511.3 - https://www.itu.int/itudoc/itu...orkshop/cctld/cctld050_ww9.doc
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Internet Accessibility Internet Accessibility Continental Comparison Marcus Leaning Professor of Digital Media Education University of Winchester U.K. INTERNET USER The ITU defines an internet user as an “individual who can access the Internet, via computer or mobile device, within the home where the individual lives”. (...) Internet Access: Oceania 28,180,356 current internet users – 69.6% penetration.
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Score: 593436.7 - https://en.unesco.org/sites/de...s/milweek17_marcus_leaning.pdf
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Web Site Revamp www.internetsociety.org Opportunities and challenges of ecommerce for African SME Workshop on E-Commerce, Development and SMEs Dawit Bekele, Director, African Region Bureau, Internet Society I Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa The Internet Economy •$2.3 trillion in 2010 and estimated to reach $4.2 trillion in the G-20 economies by 2016 •$8 trillion dollars exchanges hands globally each year through e-commerce •In developed countries Internet contributed to 21% of the GDP growth in the last 5 years •In emerging countries such as China, India and Brazil Internet contributed to 11% of the GDP growth in the last 5 years •Source: Mckinsey, Internet's Impact on Aspiring Countries & The Great Transformer: The Impact of the Internet on Economic Growth And Prosperity Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa E-commerce and SMEs •Among SMEs, 2.6 Internet jobs for each job lost to technology-related efficiencies •150,000 Internet-related businesses start up each year in emerging and developing economies •The impact of internet on SMEs is mainly on non pure Internet players •SMEs that use web technologies extensively grow more than twice as much as those that don’t •Source: Mckinsey, Internet's Impact on Aspiring Countries & The Great Transformer: The Impact of the Internet on Economic Growth And Prosperity Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa Successful African E-commerce •Selling arts and crafts •Entertainment •Clones of successful e-businesses •Diaspora oriented Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa Opportunities •Fast growth of Internet penetration in Africa •Improving infrastructure in Africa •Africa leapfrogging technologies •Quickly growing market in Africa •Innovative payment systems •E-commerce opens larger, more prosperous markets •Increasing technical competence Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa Challenges •Inadequate policy and legal framework •Bureaucracy and lack of government support •Electronic payment systems not developed everywhere •Lack of supportive industry (ex. (...) Street names) •Cyber criminality •Unreliable infrastructure (ex. lack of IXPs) Internet Society and Capacity Building in Africa Conclusions and Recommendations -E-commerce is critical for SMEs in developing world -Some windows of opportunity might be closing -Recommendations – Insure that the Internet supports innovation by remaining open – Support the trustworthiness of the Internet – Learn from best practices to remove barriers – Develop supportive industries and infrastructure www.internetsociety.org Thank you.
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Score: 593414.45 - https://www.wto.org/english/tr...wit_bekele_opportunities_e.pdf
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Indicator: Number of Internet users per hundred population, aggregate and disaggregated, by frequency of use B.4 What barriers to access are identified by users and non-users of the Internet? (...) Indicator: Perceptions of barriers to Internet access and use, and of stated values of Internet access and use, disaggregated by gender D.3 Do people in all age groups make use of the Internet to the same extent? (...) Indicator: Proportion of Internet users with particular skills, by skill type, aggregate and disaggregated UNESCO INTERNET UNIVERSALITY INDICATORS – CROSS-CUTTING INDICATORS GROUP A – GENDER A.1.
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Score: 593351.95 - https://en.unesco.org/sites/de...ault/files/ui_c2_es_sub019.pdf
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Demande de Participation aux Evnements Parallles 1 A parallel event to be held during the World Summit on the Information Society at Tunis Presented by Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (www.cpsr.org), in cooperation with the Secretariat of the UN Working Group on Internet Governance (www.wgig.org) Reforming Internet Governance: Perspectives from the UN Working Group on Internet Governance--- Book Release Event Wednesday. (...) TREVOR CLARKE Internet Governance and International Law JOVAN KURBALIJA Internet Governance: Strengths and Weaknesses from a Business Perspective AYESHA HASSAN Self Regulation After WGIG PENG HWA ANG 4 The Development Dimension Driving the Public Policy Debate: Internet Governance and Development HOWARD WILLIAMS Encouraging Internet Public Policy Development and Capacity Building in Developing Countries: Lessons from the FLOSS Community CHENGETAI MASANGO The Case for National Internet Governance Mechanisms WAUDO SIGANGA Challenges for Africa OLIVIER NANA NZEPA Challenges for the Caribbean JACQUELINE MORRIS Options for Institutional Change The Need for International Internet Governance Oversight ABDULLAH A. ALDARRAB Internationalized Oversight of Internet Resource Management QIHENG HU A Scenario for a New Internet Governance CARLOS AFONSO DeMystification of the Internet Root: Do we Need Governmental Oversight?
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Score: 593350.24 - https://www.itu.int/net/wsis/tunis/events/docs/CPSR.pdf
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Outline • Context • Content Distribution and Hosting • Interconnections Model • Investment Cost : sonatel use case • Internet Transit Cost • Enablers for Internet Development in Africa • Benefits and Value of an IXP • What’s next for Africa? (...) All rights reserved. Internet Transit Cost … Internet Transit cost remains a barrier for Internet Growth in Africa ! (...) ―Some studies show that the cost of access to broadband Internet in sub- Saharan Africa are 30 to 40 times higher than in the US‖ - Internet development and Internet governance in Africa, ISOC may 2015 Telecom Operators pays less to a Transit Internet Provider to move traffic between network (but pays more for infrastructure!)
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Score: 593273.34 - https://www.itu.int/en/ITU-D/T...%20and%20benefits_MSALL-vf.pdf
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