Forbes Interviews Vint Cerf

The Father Of The Internet, Vint Cerf, Continues To Influence Its Growth “As our conversation continued, however, he shared several concerns about the future of his creation. He indicates that his goal is to determine how to make the internet safer, more secure, and more private. He also co-founded the People-Centered Internet (PCI) with customer […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 21 March 2018

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 21 March 2018 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for […]

News Flash March 23, 2018 – PCI Visits Puerto Rico

The People Centered Internet Puerto Rico team has applied to lead the development of a “Digital Puerto Rico” plan to leverage technology for recovery, resilience, and innovation on the islands. From initial disaster response efforts led by Melvin Cordova through Project Coqui, to “Dream Hubs” facilitated by Marti Grimmick’s International Connector, PCI has embraced a “Local […]

Vint Cerf Featured On CBS News

We were happy to catch two videos – one that begins with talking with Vint Cerf and then goes on to explore “What defines a genius?” The second video has Vint Cerf discussing the prospect of a digital dark age. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for […]

ICTs, LDCs and the SDGs: Achieving Universal and Affordable Internet in the LDCs

In January 2018, the UN agency, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) launched the report on  ICTs, LDCs and the SDGs: Achieving universal and affordable Internet in the least developed countries on the opportunities to make progress in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 in the most vulnerable countries in the world. DOWNLOAD “ACHIEVING UNIVERSAL AND AFFORDABLE […]

Making Sense of Africa’s Emerging Digital Transformation and Its Many Futures

Our founding member Ndemo Bitange from Kenya provides thought leadership for Africa that is completely applicable to the rest of the world: For a framework to make sense of Africa’s emerging digital transformation, we must consider the multiple environments that digital technologies are embedded in, and, by extension, the multidimensional change processes that they need to […]

Towards a People-Centred Internet in Africa

When we were first founded, Ndemo Bitande from Africa wrote about our founding meeting when he returned to Kenya. We are making progress. Slowly, but surely!  ________________________ By Ndemo Bitande Since late 1980s, when Internet first started to spread across the globe, it has evolved to become an essential tool for human kind. Access to the […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 14 March 2018

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 14 March 2018 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for […]

Health Factors for the Future of a Long-Term Open, Vibrant, Global Internet: Balance, Tensions, and Choices

By Vint Cerf I recently attended the 2nd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network in Ottawa. On the order of two hundred, people from many countries attended. The conference focused on Internet data, content and the Domain Name System (DNS) especially in transborder settings. The discussions sought to catalogue the problems arising and […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 7 March 2018

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 7 March 2018 summary – IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor – is available here. Read more summaries here. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for […]