Category: Public interest

World Economic Forum (WEF) White Paper: Internet Fragmentation

by on January 31, 2016 6:14 pm
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has recently posted the white paper Internet Fragmentation: An Overview (January 2016) From the Executive Summary (page 3/6 of the PDF) of the document: …the Internet is in some danger of splintering or breaking up into loosely coupled islands of connectivity. A number of potentially troubling trends driven by technological… Read more World Economic Forum (WEF) White Paper: Internet Fragmentation

World Bank Group: World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

by on January 15, 2016 10:19 pm
The World Bank Group has posted this report here. The Overview of the report is here. Some highlights from the report’s Foreword (page xiii)/page 15 of the PDF)… The world is in the midst of the greatest information and communications revolution in human history. More than 40 percent of the world’s population has access to the inter-… Read more World Bank Group: World Development Report 2016: Digital Dividends

White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Proposes Revisions to U.S. Government's Governing Document on Information Resources

by on December 2, 2015 12:30 pm
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has recently proposed — for the first time in 15 years — revisions to U.S. Government’s governing document — Circular No. A-130 — on information resources — please see here. Public comments were requested — please see here. Please see here, here, here and here for coverage of/reporting on/criticism… Read more White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Proposes Revisions to U.S. Government's Governing Document on Information Resources