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  • Challenges for the multistakeholder model of Internet Governance: "forum-shopping" for public policy interests in technical fora

    2019-04-10 Blog

    During its GA61 in Bordeaux, France, the CENTR community was invited to reflect on the on-going trend that can be observed in Internet Governance and its respective technical community: it seems that technical discussions are increasingly being "hijacked" by public policy interests that have traditionally been reserved for governments to pursue, such as human rights discourse and law enforcement needs. The panellists, who represent different corners of the technical community, were asked to reflect on whether this trend can be considered problematic and whether the technical community should or could do something about it, to enforce the true nature of the multistakeholder model of Internet Governance.

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  • EU Policy Update - March 2019

    2019-04-02 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: The European Parliament formally adopts the EU Cybersecurity Act and the Copyright Directive. The E-Evidence package receives further criticism in the series of Working Documents issued by LIBE. TERREG progresses speedily through the European Parliament’s committees. The European Data Protection Board gives guidance on the correlation of the GDPR and the e-Privacy Directive.

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  • CENTR publishes the third article in its 20th Anniversary publication series

    2019-03-29 News

    CENTR has just published the third paper of its 20th Annversary series, written for it by John Matson, entitled ccTLD Choice for Startup Businesses: 2017 vs 2018 Analysis.

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  • CENTR community raises concerns with e-Evidence proposal

    2019-03-26 News

    During GA61, which took place in Bordeaux from 21-22 March 2019, CENTR members approved a comment regarding the Proposal for a Regulation for electronic evidence in criminal matters.

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  • CENTR's General Assembly elects two new Board members

    2019-03-25 News

    On 22 March 2019, members attending the 61st CENTR General Assembly in Bordeaux elected two new members of the CENTR Board of Directors: Hilde Thunem (Norid) and Danny Aerts (Internetstiftelsen). Danny has also been appointed Treasurer of the Board.

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