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Internet Governance | Model Diplomacy

Internet Governance | Model Diplomacy

Internet governance is about the need to make sure that all the parts of the internet can work together. Early on the founders of the internet realized that there was at least one aspect where they needed centralized government, and that was the assignment of names and numbers. You have the Internet Corporation for Assigned …

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 …

History of the Internet | Wikipedia audio article

History of the Internet | Wikipedia audio article

The history of the Internet begins with the development of electronic computers in the 1950s. Initial concepts of wide area networking originated in several computer science laboratories in the United States, United Kingdom, and France. The U.S. Department of Defense awarded contracts as early as the 1960s, including for the development of the ARPANET project, …