Many vendors and developers of so-called 'internet of things' devices still take on little responsibility for the internet that they rely on. At the Internet Governance Forum 2016 RIPE NCC convened some smart people and me to discuss the issue and point to ways forward. The whole session about this timely topic is worth watching. My contribution starts at 32:00.
Publications & Appearances
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In how far does local regulation of internet interconnection affect global connectivity? At the 10th Internet Governance Forum in Joao Pessoa (Brazil) we started to collectively dimension the issue of public regulation of internet interconnection.Read More
Conference paper "Internet interconnection: how economic sociology can inform the discourse on internet governance"
In my dissertation I analyse the social dimensions of internet interconnection. Part of my theoretical framework is a research perspective that has been coined Economics of Convention (EoC). At this year's Global Internet Governance Academic Network's symposium I presented some of the building blocks of this perspective.Read More
At the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) more than 50 people huddled together in the Federal Foreign Office to hear and talk about net neutrality – politicians, internet and content providers, interested citizens and academics. The good news: hardly any new arguments were exchanged.Read More