The Internet Governance Forum is meeting in Istanbul this September and it’s going to be a big deal. The IGF gives developing countries the same opportunity as wealthier nations to engage in the debate on Internet governance and to facilitate their participation in existing institutions and arrangements.
It's been written about nearly everywhere by now, but it is crucial that everyone who uses the internet really understands what Net Neutrality is all about. We have until September to let the FCC know how we feel about this issue, and it may seem like a long way off, but we're running out of time.
A controversial debate has developed between big and small online entities regarding the control of online data. This debate has actually been going on for over a decade but in recent years it has become a hot issue with Congress, the FCC and the internet community.
If you've ever struggled to explain why the digital divide is a problem, help has arrived! OCLC’s WebJunction just released a handy visual summary of why Internet access matters. The infographic shows why Internet access matters to individuals, communities, and the U.S. as a whole, as well as who is getting left behind in the digital divide.