How the ITU could put the internet behind closed doors.

How the ITU could put the internet behind closed doors.

The Internet gives us the freedom, to talk with friends, make art, start a business or speak out against our governments, all on an unprecedented scale. This isn’t a coincidence. The Internet’s design came out of open inclusive discussions by a global community of scientists and engineers, so there was no pressure from above to… Read more How the ITU could put the internet behind closed doors.

Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government

Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I want to talk to you today about something the open-source programming world can teach democracy, but before that, a little preamble. Let’s start here. This is Martha Payne. Martha’s a 9-year-old Scot who lives in the Council of Argyll and Bute. A couple months ago, Payne started a… Read more Clay Shirky: How the Internet will (one day) transform government

How we can eliminate child sexual abuse material from the internet | Julie Cordua

How we can eliminate child sexual abuse material from the internet | Julie Cordua

[This talk contains mature content] Five years ago, I received a phone call that would change my life. I remember so vividly that day. It was about this time of year, and I was sitting in my office. I remember the sun streaming through the window. And my phone rang. And I picked it up,… Read more How we can eliminate child sexual abuse material from the internet | Julie Cordua