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Delegates to ICANN54 were entertqained by Riverdance at the Convention Centre Dublin this morning

Minister Expresses Support for IANA Stewardship Transition

The Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White TD, has expressed Ireland’s support for both the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and the IANA Stewardship Transition today, during the Opening Ceremony of ICANN’s 54th Public Meeting. The meeting, taking place in Dublin, has convened members of the global ICANN community to discuss and develop […]

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Priomhfheidhmeannach ICANN, Fadi Chehadé ag labhairt ag cruinniú ICANN54 i mBaile Átha Cliath ar maidin. Pictiúr: ICANN

ICANN in Éirinn: An mBaineann sé Leatsa?

Tá 2,500 teachta i mBaile Átha Cliath an tseachtain seo do ICANN54: an 54ú chruinniú idirnáisiúnta ag an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Eagraíocht idirnáisiúnta is ea ICANN a rialaíonn córas seoltaí an idirlín. Is féidir le éinne ceangailt leis an idirlíon, ach mura bhfuil aontú i measc daoine eile faoin ainm agus seoladh atá agat ar […]

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Dublin Meeting a Key Milestone for ICANN – Jean-Jacques Sahel [Audio]

Jean-Jacques Sahel is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s the Regional Vice-President Europe at ICANN, which is bringing 2,500 delegates to Dublin for its first major meeting in Ireland next week. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 21:12; 12MB; MP3. ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers […]

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Irish Government Files Amicus Brief In Microsoft Data Case

Yesterday afternoon the Irish government filed an amicus brief in the Microsoft data case. We’ve mentioned this case previously, as it has very broad ramifications for cross-jurisdictional issues surrounding data privacy and sovereignty and much more. To recap. A US court wants Microsoft to hand over customer data which is stored on servers in Ireland […]

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US Internet Industry Group Takes a Stand on Irish Data Protection

i2Coalition, the DC-based Internet Infrastructure Coalition, has signed on to an amicus brief arguing that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York failed to properly analyze the extraterritorial application of the Stored Communications Act, in the case where it ordered Microsoft to hand over emails stored on a server in Ireland. In a legal […]

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Fadi Chehadé Reacts to US Government Announcement

Last night the US government made a historic announcement. You can read the press release here. There’ll be a LOT of media coverage of this announcement in the coming days and weeks. ICANN’s CEO Fadi Chehadé recorded a brief video last night to explain the importance of the announcement: Related articles US to give up control […]

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We steal secrets: the story of Wikileaks

The Story Behind Assange and Wikileaks

Julian Assange and wikileaks have both had an important impact on politics, government and how digital intersects with both. So this documentary film should make for interesting viewing. Here’s the trailer [youtube]http://youtu.be/gyuz70I-kio[/youtube] Wikileaks themselves don’t seem to be overly happy with their portrayal in the film, but that might make the film even more interesting. […]

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Kim Dotcom at the Mega launch event

Mega Launch Event – Video

Yesterday Kim Dotcom launched Mega. The new service was launched exactly one year after MegaUpload was shutdown by the US government The new service is being run out of New Zealand and will be competing against the likes of Dropbox and Google Drive. In the first 24 hours the new service reported hundreds of thousands […]

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