Internet Governance Forum - updates

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Future of Asian cyberspace: Mobile, social, young

Oct 29, 2013 - 8:35 PM

Asia will become the largest market for some of the biggest social media campaigns in the world according to business and civil society groups

Surveillance main issue in IGF 2013

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:34 PM

Surveillance dominates this year’s IGF forum raising questions on the moral authority of China and the US following allegations of spying

Q and A: What PH can learn from global Internet debate

Oct 28, 2013 - 10:01 AM

Filipino delegates to a global Internet forum say vague laws threatened Internet freedom in the Philippines

Distrust and the post-Snowden Internet

Oct 27, 2013 - 9:58 PM

Surveillance dominates the global debate on Internet policy and erodes trust in the US other governments and companies

US, China, Google on the spot over spying

Oct 24, 2013 - 7:08 AM

THE IGF s workshop on online oppression sparks a heated debate

TOUGH QUESTIONS. Panelists at the Internet Governance Forum's workshop on Oppression Online face tough questions from delegates about surveillance. US State Department official Scott Busby (second from left) and Google's Ross Young (4th from left) was asked the most questions. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Women and the Internet: It’s not just about access

Oct 23, 2013 - 3:04 PM

Women’s rights advocates stress empowering women through the Internet goes beyond access and use of cyberspace

EDUCATING WOMEN. Civil society, business and government leaders talk about the need to educate women to help them maximize the potential of the Internet. The roundtable discussion is part of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

'Surveillance hampers freedoms'

Oct 23, 2013 - 7:46 AM

Mass surveillance undermines efforts to promote a free and open Internet says UN leaders at 8th Internet Governance Forum in Indonesia

'ALARMING CHALLENGES.' World leaders express concern about reports of mass surveillance by the US at the opening of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Leaders at Bali internet forum concerned over US surveillance

Oct 23, 2013 - 3:03 AM

Leaders from different sectors at the Internet Governance Forum are concerned over mass surveillance done by the US

Lessons from Indonesia, Japan on Internet and disasters

Oct 22, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Internet Governance Forum delegates learn how the Internet was used to save lives in Japan and Indonesia

MAXIMIZING INTERNET. Speakers from Indonesian civil society, Google and the International Telecommunication Union talk about maximizing the use of the Internet for disaster response at an IGF workshop. Photo by Rappler/Ayee Macaraig

UN forum: Snowden, Asia and the web

Oct 21, 2013 - 8:20 AM

Snowden s revelations of mass surveillance will shape the discussions in the UN Internet Governance Forum in Bali