Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Modest Proposal

In Regulation as Innovation I suggested that the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association’s (ETNO) “sender pays” proposal was retrograde rather than innovative, as advertised. Perhaps I was too quick to criticize what at first blush appeared to be an attempt … Continue reading

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WCIT Public Consultation Opens

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced that it has opened the public consultation for the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunication (WCIT). The ITU has now completed its action items related to the Council landmark decision from last month. However, before you rush … Continue reading

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The ITRs and Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a top-of-mind issue with calls for individual vigilance, national legislation, and international treaties to address gaps that are exploited causing significant harm and financial loss on a daily basis. The vast majority of these calls are well-intentioned though … Continue reading

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Revisionist History

Did you know that the upcoming WTPF 2013 will be the fifth World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum hosted by the International Telecommunication Union? If not, you might also be surprised, as I was, to learn that it was authorized in 1994 … Continue reading

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