The world is watching in shock the stream of revelations on the United States NSA surveillance program. And while our own leaders are finally experiencing first hand why an open discussion about privacy in a digitally connected world has become the most urgent matter, in its future ramifications being more important than about anything else actually happening in the world. We the people are learning that being passive is hardly the way to respond to such evolving practices. You can follow live the debate on privacy as innovation organized by Gry Hasselbalch at the Internet Governance Forum 2013
here: Privacy is Innovation October 24, 2013 9:00 am to 10:30 am (GMT +6)
web stream here
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), run by the IGF Secretariat has the purpose to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regard to convening a new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue – the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The site provides an interactive, collaborative space where all stakeholders can air their views and exchange ideas.