The benefits of the open Internet flow from the development and adoption of a set of underlying protocols that are in use worldwide. These protocols help to create the base of and provide the tools for nearly 3 billion users, allowing them to communicate with one another for a variety of services and applications. Creating a global network of networks based on a standard platform is a foundational success of the Internet. However, while the Internet is often called the ‘network of networks,’ all networks are not created alike.
Matthew Shears, Director of CDT’s Global Internet and Human Rights Project, will be attending this workshop. It takes place as a part of the WSIS+10 High-Level Event 2014, June 10-13, Geneva. Details and webcast available here.