Internet Governance Forum USA
Thursday, 7/26/2012 8:45 AM (EST)
The IGF-USA engages with individuals from civil society, government, and business, as well as technologists, researchers and academia to discuss topics being deliberated at a global level and in multiple fora regarding the governance of the Internet. Topics under discussion include the role of the UN and governments in oversight of the Internet, issues related to Critical Internet Resources such as top level domains and IP addresses, cyber security and cyber-crime; openness/freedom of expression, Cloud Computing, youth in an online world. Through participation in the IGF-USA, participants will help to broaden the understanding and identify possible best practices that can inform global decisions that affect the Internet and its governance. IGF-USA’s activities and discussions are provided to the IGF in Baku through participation in the Inter-Regional and National Roundtables, and through provision of a Report.