Joly MacFie on Sat, 11 Dec 2010 04:17:57 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime> Milton Mueller: Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance – NYU 12/14

With recent moves by the US to mess with the DNS for copyright and
censorship reasons, plus an initiative by the Pirate Party to set up a
P2P alternative, this is sure to be an interesting session!

Incidentally the Internet Society has issued a statement on Wikileaks:


The Internet Society's New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) is delighted to
present Milton Mueller’s first full exposition of his new  book
'Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance' at NYU
on Tuesday December 14 2010.  Prof. Mueller is a co-founder of ICANN’s
NonCommercial User’s Constituency and a renowned cyberlibertarian.
His 2002 book 'Ruling the Root' has long been the definitive work on
governance.  We are excited to hear details of what, in his mind,  has
changed in the last 8 years.  This event is open to the public and
will be webcast live.

What: Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance
When: Tuesday December 14 2010 : 7-9pm
Where: Rm 317, Warren Weaver Hall NYU, 251 Mercer St NYC (& W. 4 St)
Who: Public welcome.  No RSVP needed.  Photo ID required.
Hashtag: #isocny

Milton Mueller is a professor at the School of Information Studies at
Syracuse University, where he teaches courses on information and
communication policy and telecommunication management.He is also
XS4All Professor at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
His research focuses on property rights, institutions and global
governance in communication and information industries. Currently, he
is doing research on the legal and regulatory responsibilities of
Internet service providers, Internet Protocol addressing policy, the
policy implications of Deep Packet Inspection technology and the
security governance practices of network operators. Mueller was one of
the founders of the Internet Governance Project, an alliance of
scholars in action around global Internet policy issues. As co-founder
of the Noncommercial Users Constituency, he has played a leading role
in organizing and mobilizing public interest groups in ICANN. Mueller
is on the Advisory Council of Public Interest Registry (.org).

Joly MacFie  218 565 9365 Skype:punkcast
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