Tag Archives: cyber politics

Options for the Digital Transition

Over the past years I’ve written repeatedly about the digital transition. In 2015 I organised and moderated a workshop on behalf of the Dutch national Internet Governance Forum, NLIGF, on this topic at the IGF in João Pessoa in Brazil. … Continue reading

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Interesting times call for leadership

This post I’ve been pondering on for a long time, but never found the right angle and perhaps I still haven’t. Basically I have these observations, thoughts, ideas and a truckload of questions. Where to start? With the future prospects … Continue reading

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I’ve seen the future and I like/hate it

In the past few weeks doom and gloom stories about the future were printed, discussed and opined in the press. The down and out of the message of futurists is that the middle class is going to be swept away … Continue reading

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ICANN and the GAC: a new role is needed

Syracuse University professor Milton Mueller published a blog under the title “Will the GAC go away if the Board doesn’t follow its advice?” (click here). Having been to a, very limited, number of ICANN meetings on behalf of law enforcement … Continue reading

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Breaking down silos, or cooperation in all things cyber

“We need to break down silos”, is a phrase often heard in national and international meetings around cyber security and enforcing cyber crime. So it is no coincidence that at the upcoming NLIGF (Netherlands Internet Governance Forum), the IGF, but … Continue reading

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The Internet and (the fear of) regulation

On his blog Bruce Schneier recently published a post called “Power and the Internet”. (Click here.) An article that most people in the western world will agree with. Internet freedom against Internet safety and security, the powerful have a lot … Continue reading

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Fear of China and ICT production, part 2

Recently I wrote a blog post on the lessons behind the takedown by Microsoft of 3322.org. BTW, this organisation is back online after striking a deal with Microsoft. (Click here.) In the blog I focussed on the fact that most … Continue reading

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