Its heavier participation recently signals Asia Pacific’s change from a ‘price-taker’ to an actual participant in Internet governance, according to ICANN executives.
New research reports produced by the GSMA, International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Internet Society (iSOC) show that the development of digital societies have the potential to help solve key challenges faced by Asian countries.
Telekom Malaysia (TM) said it took all necessary action to quickly mitigate the routing issue that inadvertently caused disruptions to Internet access across the globe last week, and would take further steps to prevent a recurrence.
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected].
The technical community managing the Internet has retreated on major governance reforms, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
None of the organisations involved in Internet governance actually represents grassroots Internet users, or are even multi-stakeholder by any usual definition of the term, argues Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
An easy but deceitful way for businesses to trust and respect is to establish fake consumer organizations or campaigns, a practice known as 'astroturfing' and which is being used by trademark holders in their campaign against new TLDs, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.