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Blog Entry Good Intentions, Recalcitrant Text – II: What India’s ITU Proposal May Mean for Internet Governance
by Geetha Hariharan published Nov 01, 2014 last modified Nov 03, 2014 07:07 AM — filed under: , ,
The UN's International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is hosting its Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-14) this year in South Korea. At PP-14, India introduced a new draft resolution on ITU's Role in Realising Secure Information Society. The Draft Resolution has grave implications for human rights and Internet governance. Geetha Hariharan explores.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry India's Statement at ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, 2014
by Geetha Hariharan published Nov 04, 2014 — filed under: ,
India's Draft Resolution at the ITU Plenipot, which we have previously blogged about, was not passed following discussions at the Ad Hoc Working Group on Internet-related Resolutions. Subsequently, India made a statement at the Working Group of the Plenary, emphasizing the importance of the issues and welcoming further discussions. The statement was delivered by Mr. Ram Narain, DDG-IR, Department of Telecommunications and Head of India's Delegation at PP-14. The full text of the statement is provided below.
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Blog Entry The Worldwide Web of Concerns
by Pranesh Prakash published Dec 10, 2012 last modified Dec 27, 2012 04:31 AM — filed under: , ,
The Intern­ati­onal Telec­om­munication Union’s World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) is currently under way in Dubai, after a gap of 25 years. At this conference, the Inter-national Teleco­mmunication Regulations — a binding treaty containing high-level principles — are to be revised.
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Blog Entry The Trouble with Hurried Solutions
by Chinmayi Arun published Dec 19, 2012 last modified Dec 20, 2012 04:23 AM — filed under: , ,
The World Conference on International Telecommunication showed that countries are not yet ready to arrive at a consensus on regulation and control of the Internet
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Blog Entry Submission by Indian Civil Society Organisations on Proposals for the Future ITRs and Related Processes
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 01, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 08:00 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society was one of the signatories of this submission which was sent in November 2012, in response to the International Telecommunication Union's call for public comments in relation to the revision of International Telecommunication Regulations that are to take place at the ITU's World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai from December 3 to 14, 2012.
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Blog Entry Statement of Civil Society Members and Groups Participating in the "Best Bits" pre-IGF meeting at Baku in 2012
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 16, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 08:06 AM — filed under: , ,
The Centre for Internet & Society was one of the signatories for this submission made to the ITU on November 16, 2012.
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Blog Entry Submission on India's Draft Comments on Proposed Changes to the ITU's ITRs
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 03, 2012 last modified Dec 07, 2012 04:15 AM — filed under: , ,
Given below are the responses from the representatives of civil society in India (The Society for Knowledge Commons, Centre for Internet & Society, The Delhi Science Forum, Free Software Movement of India, Internet Democracy Project and Media for Change) to the Government of India's proposals for the upcoming WCIT meeting, in December 2012, in Dubai.
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Blog Entry Will The International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs) Impact Internet Governance? A Multistakeholder Perspective
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 19, 2012 last modified Dec 10, 2012 04:40 AM — filed under: ,
Pranesh Prakash made a presentation at the India Internet Governance Conference (IIGC) held at the FICCI, Federation House, Tansen Marg, New Delhi on October 4 and 5, 2012. The event was organised by the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, FICCI and Internet Society. CIS was one of the supporting organisations.
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An Interview on Internet Governance with Professor Milton Mueller and Jeremy Malcolm
by Anirudh Sridhar published Oct 30, 2013 last modified Nov 12, 2013 10:14 AM — filed under: , ,
Anirudh Sridhar interviewed Professor Milton Mueller from the Syracuse University School of Information and Jeremy Malcolm, an Information Technology and Intellectual Property Lawyer, regarding current issues and debates surrounding internet governance.
Located in Telecom / Knowledge Repository on Internet Access
Blog Entry Indian Government's Submission to ITU
by Pranesh Prakash published Nov 05, 2012 last modified Dec 09, 2012 12:48 AM — filed under: , ,
The following is the text of the submission made by the Government of India to the World Conference of International Telecommunications, Dubai on November 3, 2012. This is the final version of a draft that was circulated earlier.
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