IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 8 August 2018

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of Internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 8 August 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 […]

People-Centered Internet is Partnering with Constellation Research to Promote the Values of a ‘People-Centered Digital Future’

By Marci Harris, Dr. David Bray December 10, 2018   |  Fairmont San Jose You are invited to get involved On December 10th, 2018, the People-Centered Internet (PCI), will partner with Constellation Research to host a historic kick-off event. This historic cast of Internet pioneer and leaders in innovation as well as the next generation […]

Strengthening Pluralistic, Open Societies

By Dr. David Bray Never has 50% of humanity (i.e., approximately the percentage of people on the planet with access to the Internet as of 2018) had access to so much information per day. Yet with that access comes a challenge of our modern age: all of us can find information that supports our existent beliefs. […]

IEEE Global Internet Policy Monitor: 25 July 2018

Valuable coverage of significant current policy activities happening around the world in the sphere of Internet technology is provided courtesy of IEEE. 25 July 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 […]

Fighting FGM with Maps

By Janet Chapman, Campaigns Manager Tanzania Development Trust, Founder Crowd2Map At twelve years of age, Rhobi Samwelly almost bled to death after being subjected to FGM against her will. Since then she has dedicated her life to helping save girls from a similar fate.  Typically during the “cutting season” girls receive a phone call in the […]

People-Centered Technology in the Heartland

Report from Tennessee By Marci Harris Over the past six months, as one of many in the rapidly expanding PCI network, I have been impressed with the breadth of its reach and the sense of shared purpose for leveraging technology for the benefit of all – and that this interest is not limited to the […]

Celebrating Steven Huter: Winner of the Jon Postel Service Award

This award is given not just for prowess, but for selflessness, for putting others above yourself. A rich heritage in the pioneering of the Internet in an age of continuing development means that awards like the ‘Jon Postel Service Award’, are as highly regarded an accolade as ever.  Steve Huter is a member of People-Centered Internet […]

The Search for Positive Outcomes

By Vint Cerf Anyone not living under a rock for the past decade will be well aware that the Internet, the WWW, and endless apps on smart phones have become risky places. There is digital danger, but amid the strident headlines and warnings, there is a great deal of beneficial activity in these environments. It […]