The multistakeholder approach operated this time as a safety catch, preventing geopolitics from triumphing over common sense and a functioning global network
A look at the global governance agenda for the Internet and an examination of how it evolved reveal that all stakeholders mostly preferred to channel their efforts into preserving a single, global, open, and accessible Internet for all—until recently. At the same time, the trends for “Balkanizing” ...
... Contemporary European Studies, was also previously an elected member of the national (UK) Executive Committee of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES).
Interviewed by Tatyana Kanunnikova.
How do terror groups use the Internet for recruitment and radicalization purposes?
I think it is a very important topic that we are discussing. Just a couple of words, before we go to the Internet dimension, on the links in terms of how terrorism recruitment happens ...
... further development of e-government.
Yet, none of that would have been possible had government initiatives not been backed up by the ambitions and strategic approach of another Indian entrepreneur, Mukesh Ambani, who swiftly provided Indians with cheap Internet and accessible smartphones. As he advanced his digital business initiatives, Ambani called upon Narendra Modi’s government to achieve maximum localisation of Indian data in India and spoke about the need to fight a new type of colonialism, ...
Governments demand that global internet platforms step up the fight against extremist and terrorist content
One of the most recent trends to appear in internet governance is the tightening of control over online content. And it was China and Russia that set the wheels for this in ...
Report No. 40/2018
Report No. 40/2018
This report is the result of a new stage in the research of the online English-language resources on the websites of Russian universities and is a follow-up to the initial report produced by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) entitled «Web Internationalization: Russian Universities» in 2015. This issue provides a new ranking as of 2017–2018. The authors developed a methodology for assessing the English-language websites of universities and analyzed...
... calls, the manual recommended the use of such services as the German
, which guarantee secure message and voice communications.
The Serval Project
provide communication even without access to the Internet, for example, by using
. The programs recommended by terrorists for encrypting files are
. The CEO of
(the maker of
) Mounir Idrassi
that “Unfortunately, encryption software like ...
... diplomacy." For the present, we habitually divide the world into offline and online, but in practice such a distinction is nothing more than a way to procrastinate, not to answer at once. One can not ignore digital diplomacy, what is happening on the Internet is no less serious than in reality. Moreover, digital diplomacy can be regarded as an instrument of soft power. However, there is a number of difficulties. First, there is often a discord between the genuine and the ostentatious — what we see ...
RIAC Report #31 / 2017
This report is the result of a new stage in the research of the online English-language resources on the websites of Russian universities and is a follow-up to the initial report produced by the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) entitled “Web Internationalization: Russian Universities” in 2015.
The authors developed a methodology for assessing the English-language websites of universities. The online resources of 47 universities were analysed and compared with...
... how prestigious are the universities of a different country, common means and language of communication are needed. Since in nowadays globalised (or even post-globalised) world the most powerful and popular means of communication is provided by the Internet connection, and since English has become the “global language” above all, every university interested in attracting foreign students must have a website in English, where every needed information should be provided. - Finding information: ...
... have to work together. That might be sufficient to break the cycle. Yet we did have a crisis in 2008 and it wasn’t big enough, it really didn’t solve the problem. I think the next one has got to be even bigger, unfortunately.
You also said that internet is the ‘wild west’ for social media with everybody using it to their advantage. It seems to be relevant for the Western world — Russia included — do you think that the developing countries are going to step in this direction as well?