Regulating cyber through trade regimes

Background The international trade in hardware, software, and content complicates many cybersecurity challenges. Domestic regulations and enforcement may fall short of their intended aims when foreign criminals and governments are out of their jurisdiction, and cheap insecure technologies proliferate worldwide. In response, some security experts have looked to restricting trade...

IGP at IGF 2017

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is convened under the auspices of the United Nations and holds annual meetings. It is an important event because it brings together various Internet governance stakeholder groups to talk about their activities, hold debates, plan for future projects and have intra-stakeholder group dialogue. Although the...

The Year in Review: Transition in Internet Governance

2016 was an eventful year in Internet governance. This year-end overview reveals a year of transition, both for the field and for IGP as an organization. ICANN and the historic IANA transition In 2016, IGP’s role as intellectual and practical leaders within the ICANN regime culminated in the IANA transition...

IGF 2015: Running in place

The Internet Governance Forum, held this year in the Brazilian beach resort town of João Pessoa, completed its 10th annual meeting Friday November 13. The IGF Secretariat claims that nearly 5,000 people attended. Moreover, it looks as if its existence will be continued for another 10 years when the UN...

IGP Moves!

You may have noticed the hiatus in our coverage in July and early August. The reason? IGP has moved. After more than a decade at Syracuse University, the Internet Governance Project is now part of the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The move comes as...