internet policy

Dr. Laura DeNardis to Speak at 15th Annual State of the Net Conference

Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis, Professor at AU’s School of Communication, will speak on the panel “Internet Governance: Sovereignty or a New Geopolitical Order?” at the 15th Annual State of the Net Conference on January 29, 2019 hosted at the Newseum in Washington, DC.

Dr. Laura DeNardis and Ms. Samantha Bradshaw Publish New Paper on DNS Privacy in Policy & Internet

Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis and Ms. Samantha Bradshaw, D.Phil. candidate at the Oxford Internet Institute have co-published a paper titled "Privacy by Infrastructure: The Unresolved Case of the Domain Name System" in Policy & Internet.

Dr. Derrick Cogburn Presents on NetGov and Cybersecurity Research at HICSS Conference

AU Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn presented “Analyzing Trends and Topics in Internet Governance and Cybersecurity Debates in Twelve Years of the Internet Governance Forum” at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) on Friday, January 11, 2019. Among multiple other roles and presentations at the conference, Dr. Cogburn co-led the Minitrack on Text Mining and Data Analytics.

Faculty Director Dr. Nanette Levinson Designs New Seminar on Global Governance and the Internet

Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Nanette S. Levinson, Associate Professor at American University’s School of International Service, is designing a new First Year Seminar entitled "Governing Globally: Internet, International Organization, Interests and Beyond." The three-credit SIS-106 seminar, which will be offered in Spring 2019, is designed to have undergraduate students produce a written, evidence-based policy brief related to Internet governance issues and conduct an oral briefing.

Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn Participates in IGF 2018

Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Derrick Cogburn, Professor at the AU School of International Service and Kogod School of Business, will participate in the 13th Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (#IGF2018) hosted by the Government of France at UNESCO headquarters in Paris from November 12-14, 2018. Dr. Cogburn will play a multifaceted role, including speaking at a Disco-tech event on disability and Internet accessibility; presenting at a DCAD workshop; and moderating a Giganet panel on Cybersecurity and Sovereignty.

Dr. Francesca Musiani Presents at European Communication Research & Education Association Conference

Internet Governance Lab Global Scholar Dr. Francesca Musiani, Associate Research Professor at the Institute for Communication Sciences (ISCC) at the French National Centre for Scientific Research, presented her research on November 1, 2018 in a session entitled “The Politics of Internet (De-)centralization: Peripheries, Centres, and their Implications for Networked Civil Liberties” at the 2018 Conference of the European Communication Research and Education Association in Lugano, Switzerland.

“Internet Universality” Talk by Dr. Mawaki Chango, Digital Identity and Internet Governance Scholar

The AU Internet Governance Lab and Institute on Disability and Public Policy are proud to host digital identity and Internet governance scholar Dr. Mawaki Chango on campus on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 1:00pm – 2:30pm for a talk entitled “Internet Universality” in Room 117 of the Don Meyers Technology & Innovation Building. Dr. Chango is Founder & Managing Director of DigiLexis Consulting.

Lab Faculty Co-Teach "Cyber Flash Points" Seminar on Global Cyber Governance

Internet Governance Lab Director Dr. Laura DeNardis, AU School of Communication Professor, and Faculty Fellow Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor of Law at AU Washington College of Law, are co-teaching the COMM-696/LAW-795CY weekly seminar "Cyber Flash Points" this semester, which examines the growing body of interdisciplinary literature and theory around global cyber governance. Each class opens with a 15-minute flash talk explaining how the technical architecture of the Internet works.

Guest Talk on ICT Policies and Regulation in India

On Friday, July 13, the AU Internet Governance Lab hosted a guest talk by Dr. V. Sridhar, Professor at the Centre for IT and Public Policy at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) in India, entitled "ICT Policies and Regulation: Is India Different from Other Countries?" Dr. Sridhar's talk focused on radio spectrum management, net neutrality regulation, regulation of the app economy, and privacy regulation.

Student Scholar Fernanda Rosa Wins TPRC46 Student Paper Competition

Internet Governance Lab Doctoral Researcher Fernanda Rosa is one of three winners of the 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC46) Student Paper Competition. Her paper is entitled "Internet Node as a Network of Relationships: Sociotechnical Aspects of an Internet Exchange Point." As part of this distinction, she receives sponsorship to attend the conference from September 21-22, 2018 at American University Washington College of Law; will present her paper at the prestigious conference; and will attend an Awards Luncheon.