The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has requested the internet users to take part in ITEMS International’s independent review of its At-Large Community. The purpose of this independent review by ICANN is, to get inputs from the internet users via its survey running from 14 September to 21 October 2016. To partake in this survey, please click the link at the bottom of this page, or copy it to your device url.
The At-Large Community represents the interests of Internet users worldwide who contribute to the development of policies that influence the technical coordination of the Domain Name System (DNS), and we are keen to hear from all interested parties. Whether you are the representative of an At-Large structure (ALS), a regular participant in ICANN meetings, an ICANN insider, or a newcomer to the world of Internet governance, your opinion interests us!
The Marconi Society held its annual Symposium and Prize Award Dinner in London this year, and took place at the Royal Society on the 20th October, 2015.
This year, UK Computer Scientist, Prof Peter Kirstein was honored for his contributions to computer networking as well as his leading role to the birth of Internet in Europe. In addition, other young scholars from the leading universities around the world were honored for their contributions too, to the internet and telecommunications development. http://livestream.com/internetsociety/Marconi2015
About Marconi Society – The Marconi Society’s aim is to honor the spirit of Guglielmo Marconi, scientist, engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur. The $100,000 Marconi Prize, awarded annually, recognizes living scientists whose achievements in communications and information technology have advanced the social, economic and cultural development of all humanity. The Society also recognizes and encourages young scientists through its Paul Baran Young Scholar Awards. http://marconisociety.org/index.php/about-us/mission-statement