Tag Archive: Internet governance

Aug 29 2014

Part II – Using digital currencies to increase Caribbean participation in the Internet economy

A continuation of Shiva Bissessar’s (of Pinaka Technology Solution), firsthand account of the discussion on digital currencies in the Caribbean at the recently held 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas, along with his own views on the subject. In Part I, published on 26 August, we looked at a defined problem facing small Caribbean content …

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Aug 27 2014

Using digital currencies to increase Caribbean participation in the Internet economy

A firsthand account, by Shiva Bissessar of Pinaka Technology Solutions, of the discussion on digital currencies in the Caribbean at the recently held 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas. I recently participated in the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) hosted 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF) over the period 6– 8 August, 2014, which featured several distinguished speakers on various …

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Aug 06 2014

2014 update of Internet Governance in the Caribbean

Coinciding with start of the 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in the Bahamas, the Caribbean Internet Governance Policy Framework, which will be reviewed at the Forum. Today, 6 August, marks the start of the 10th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum in Nassau, the Bahamas, which has been organised by the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). Generally, the …

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Jul 18 2014

The right to privacy in the digital age

A review of the recently published report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age Two days ago, 16 July, the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights, Ms. Navi Pillay, published a report on a study conducted by her office which “revealed a …

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Jul 04 2014

A case of mixed signals? Blocking VoIP in the Caribbean

A discussion about some Caribbean ISPs recent move to block Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) across the region. Since Sunday, 29 June, consumers across the Caribbean have been in an uproar over telecoms, especially mobile/cellular providers, blocking applications and services on their networks that use Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Generally, the term VoIP speaks …

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