Internet

ICANN Participates in African Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance meeting promising 25 new accredited registrars.

Domains, Governance, Internet
March 2013 has seen ICANN traverse the world to participate with the regional IG community. According to the ICANN website, "These events will be attended by regional leaders from government, the private sector and civil society." The first event was part of the Arab IGF initiative, in Dubai, UAE from 3-5 March. The second event, as part of the African Strategic Engagement initiative, was concluded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 6-8 March. ICANN invited in regional leaders and Internet Governance experts from all over the world at these two events and was organized in partnership with African IGF , AfriNIC , AFTLD , ISOC Africa, DotConnectAfrica Registry Services and the ATU. Speaking at the event, the ICANN CEO affirmed that ICANN would work very hard to achieve its goals, noting the sho...

ICANN Participates in African Multi-stakeholder Internet Governance meeting promising 25 new accredited registrars.

Domains, Governance, Internet
March 2013 has seen ICANN traverse the world to participate with the regional IG community. According to the ICANN website, "These events will be attended by regional leaders from government, the private sector and civil society." The first event was part of the Arab IGF initiative, in Dubai, UAE from 3-5 March. The second event, as part of the African Strategic Engagement initiative, was concluded in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 6-8 March. ICANN invited in regional leaders and Internet Governance experts from all over the world at these two events and was organized in partnership with African IGF , AfriNIC , AFTLD , ISOC Africa, DotConnectAfrica Registry Services and the ATU. Speaking at the event, the ICANN CEO affirmed that ICANN would work very hard to achieve its goals, noting the sho...

Goodbye Hotmail! Microsoft Moves Users to Outlook.com

Business, Internet
  Microsoft announced today that its new webmail service, Outlook.com, is coming out of beta testing and is now ready for primetime. The service, which was announced last July, now has 60 million users and will now replace Hotmail.com, Microsoft's older webmail system. Microsoft's Hotmail, which was originally MSN Hotmail, has been online since 1997. source Watch More News Videos at ABC

Internet, privacy, communications technologies on agenda for world summit

Governance, Internet
Ten years after the World Summit on the Information Society, world leaders and high-level participants from governments, the private sector, NGOs, intergovernmental organisations and other groups will meet in Paris later this month to take stock of progress towards the goals set by that summit. Dubbed WSIS+10, the Paris summit, set for 25 to 27 February, will review the major changes that have occurred in the so-called “Information society” and make recommendations for the future. source