The European Commission (EC), under the direction of Vice-President Neelie Kroes, has lauched a series of essays -- a daily 'think-piece' -- highlighting new ideas, and new thoughts, until November 1st, as part of the series Digital Minds for a New Europe. The essays can be read or downloaded below. Check back each day for a new intellectual stimulus from the EC.
Available now (newest first):
Panel Discussion on the right to privacy in the digital age
27th Session of the Human Rights Council
Palais de Nations, Geneva
12 September 2014
Maps, spaces, and phylogenetic trees of the Internet governance ecosystem
The IGF provided us with the opportunity to study the statistical properties of the emerging language of Internet Diplomacy as it unfolded before us in numerous workshops and sessions.
Preliminary report by Goran S. Milovanović, DiploFoundation, Belgrade
For immediate release:
Maps, spaces, and phylogenetic trees of the evolving IG ecosystem: Text-mining of the IGF2014 Corpus – an overview of days 3 and 4.
Download the PDF of the preliminary report.
IGF 2014 Chair's Summary
Greasing the Wheels of the Internet Economy
To help 'grease the wheels' of the digital economy, the BCG e-Friction Index measures the four types of friction that prevent consumers, companies, and countries from realizing the full benefits of the digital economy. Smart policy can address e-friction and speed the development of Internet use and individual countries’ Internet economies.
Report: ICANN’s procedures and policies in the light of human rights, fundamental freedoms and democratic values