The blog of the Science, Technology and Public Policy program of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Category Archives: Governance
by Calestous Juma In a spectacular technological failure, Kenyan officials recently abandoned the electronic transfer of election results and switched to manual tallying. This was not expected in a country that developed the now world-famous mobile money transfer system, … Continue reading
Experts disagree whether an upcoming meeting of the International Telecommunications Union in Dubai will determine the future of global Internet governance. By Jonah Force Hill On Thursday, May 31, 2012, in the Rayburn Office Building of the House of Representatives, … Continue reading
by Susan Crawford Via Dave Burstein comes the news that China is adding 2-3 million people to online connections a month. I’ve heard elsewhere that China plans to have 300 million of its citizens connected to fiber (FTTH, or fiber … Continue reading
By Susan Crawford In June of 2011, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met with Hamadoun Touré, Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union. According to a transcript of the first minutes of the meeting subsequently published by the Russian government, … Continue reading