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1. IGF2013 DAILYNEWS - EDITION WEDNESDAY, 23 October 2013 Page 1 O N October 22, 2013, Indonesia Minister of Communication and Information Technology Tifatul Sembiring…
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  • 1. IGF2013 DAILYNEWS - EDITION WEDNESDAY, 23 October 2013 Page 1 O N October 22, 2013, Indonesia Minister of Communication and Information Technology Tifatul Sembiring opens the ceremony of the 8th forum held in Nusa Dua, Bali. As the host country of the event, Tifatul Sembiring welcomes all delegates and participants gathered today at the IGF 2013. Opening ceremony was also welcomed by Thomas Gass of the UNDESA. Thomas said to be grateful for the work done for this forum as it continues to be the premier multi- stakeholder forum for policy dialogue in related to the Internet Governance issue because of the hard work done for this forum. The Internet has become a critical driver of development and an essential tool for the create on of jobs and the delivery of basic public services for improving access to knowledge and education, for empowering women, to enhancing transparency, and for giving marginalized populations a voice in decision making processes that directly affect their own lives.” said Thomas Gass. This forum will provide the opportunity for multi-stakeholders to participate and contribute in the development of internet governance. Gass asked for each nations to close gaps that may exist toward ensuring that our global internet is one that promotes peace and security which will enable development and ensure human rights, inclusive, transparent, and collaborative governance of the internet. The Brazil Minister of Communications H. E Paulo Bernado Silva stressed the fact that need or a new model for internet governance, which allows the internet to be a truly democratic, and transparent is needed to ensure human rights. “Since many issues are quite broad, it will be helpful to disaggregate them in order to find solutions.” stated by Lunn St. Amour, President and CEO of Internet Society. With that remark, Tifatul Sembiring reminds the delegates and participants alike of the basic rooted question for this forum, how do we organize the internet to be able to enjoy all of its aspects safely. This four day event is held to discuss all of the importance on how to develop a better strategies and framework for a better, safer internet for all sectors of users to use. Reporter: Nadia Maharani, Okky Alparessi 3rd edition, 23 October 2013 daily.igf2013.or.id DAILYNEWS Country Leaders Speak Up on Multi-stakeholder Approach in The 8th IGF
  • 2. Page 2 IGF2013 DAILYNEWS - EDITION WEDNESDAY, 23 October 2013 “Over the years Internet Governance Forum is finally growing a premier league of global diplomacy. Everybody comes here because they realize the central part that the internet is playing and will play in the future.” Fadi Chehade, CEO ICANN What they said about IGF 2013 Nnenna Nwakanma, Civil Society, Africa Regional Coordinator World Wide Web Foundation “I am very hopeful that the internet is not invented by the government, it was invented by many stakeholders, and I am very hopeful that its governance will become very strong.” Thomas Gass, UNDESA “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
  • 3. IGF2013 DAILYNEWS - EDITION WEDNESDAY, 23 October 2013 Page 3 Emerging Cybersecurity Threats Room 1 Nusa Dua Hall 2, 09:00 – 10:30 AM The Power of Internet for Disaster Management Room 6 Uluwatu 7, 09:00 - 10:30 AM CURRENTLY most countries have high percentage on mobile penetration, but have little protection on databases. That leads to biggest challenges in cybersecurity threats to end user, according to the overview description on “Emerging Cybersecurity Threats” in morning session IGF workshop Day 1, which was held in Room 1 Nusa Dua Hall 2. In this session, panelists from technical communities in Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Caribbia, along with CSO and ICANN, discussed and identified some emerging security threats and current trends. In some countries like Brazil, cyberattacks targeted personal user’s device, mostly user that did not have technical knowledge. There are also findings on lots of financial fraud targeted to end-users, which lead to challenges in finding a way on how to improve the cooperation and build bridges between communities, especially on the involvement of private sector, which now becoming more important than ever. Some of the solutions and response strategies that could be implied in the context of emerging cybersecurity threats are: maintaining open channels of communication through global operators, training for engagement with law enforcement and policy makers, so they should be aware if they see an attacks and know what to do next. Reporter: Hersinta ON Day 1 IGF 2013, IzumiAizu from Tama University, Fumi Yamazaki from Google Inc, Ambar Sari Dewi from Jalin Merapi, and Tomas Lamanauskas from ITU speak about maximizing the power of the internet for disaster management. As threats of natural disasters have increased due to environmental degradation and climate change Protection of Most Vulnerable Children Online Room 2, Nusa Dua Hall 1, 09.00 - 10.30 AM THE discussion on “Protection of Most Vulnerable Children Online” talks more than child abuse and pornography issues, it also speaks a global issue that includes online threats and liability of parents. Many developing countries now are having child online protection issue. For instance, in Hong Kong, the rate of cyber-bullying is very high and the outcome of cyber-bullying can result in suicides. Not just in Hong Kong, cyber-bullying also happens in other parts of the countries, and it not only happened to vulnerable youth but also youths of a broken home, etc. Reports from the Netherlands have been found that online sex-abuse case happened to children from all kinds of society, and the devastating part is that these children bear threats to each other, it is not only happening to vulnerable children. To tackle the issue, we can use Germany and the United Kingdom’s approaches. But it is important to provide education not only to the children, but also to their parents, law enforcements, social workers with the current use of technology. Reporter: Nadia Maharani & Maria Amanda Inkiriwang impacts, Internet and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have become the key source to prevent, detect and mitigate natural disasters, making public safety a priority in all countries. Ambar Sari Dewi, a representative of Jalin Merapi, shared her experience about how ICT technology could help save people’s lives. She also emphasized that It is important to use technologies that can be really used in that disaster situation. Fumi Yamazaki also pointed that all communities must be connected to one and another. Tomas Lamanauskas from ITU explained ITU as UN agency for ICTs provides satellite equipment to countries requesting assistance during disasters. Besides that, he also explained about the international calling code / country code 888, that related to United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Reporter: Susan & Renold NEWSFLASH
  • 4. Page 4 IGF2013 DAILYNEWS - EDITION WEDNESDAY, 23 October 2013 NEWSFLASH The TEAM Maria A. Inkiriwang, Aprida Sihombing, Okky Alparessi, Nadia Maharani, Frenavit Putra, Eri Kasman G. Designer : Olivia Hutagaol, Maria A. Inkiriwang Editorial Secretaria t: Mariam Ananda, Mataharitimoer, Anisa Nurlitasari Board of Advisor : ID-IGF Secretariat Managing Editor : Damar Juniarto News Coordinator : Mariam Ananda Editor : Aprida Sihombing, Fiona Suwana, Renold Sutadi, Susan Wen Reporter : Fiona Suwana, Renold Suta- : In Day 1 IGF 2013 workshop on “Lesson from the History of Cyber Conflict”, panelists from technical communities, CSO and government discussed that even from earliest history, cyberspace disruptions caused by malicious actors, have gone beyond being mere technical or criminal problems. Based on a two-year study of cyberconflicts published by Atlantic Council, cyber conflicts exist in the overlap of national security and cybersecurity, where nations and non- state groups use offensive and defensive cyber capabilities to Lessons from the History of Cyber Conflict Room 1 Nusa Dua Hall 2, 09:00 – 10:30 AM attack, defend, and spy on each other, typically for political or other national security purposes. Cyberconflict has implications on Internet governance. Cyberattacks and hacktivisms, are examples of disruptions that commonly happened. And also conflicts between nations that happened to be in cyberspace. Government could not handle the cyberconflict alone, because the private sector (ISP) is the one that has resources. So the non-state actors (like telecommunications providers, cybersecurity companies, and non-government cyber-sharing organizations) played the most central role. Reporter: Hersinta Building Bridges - The role of Governments in Multi-stakeholder Cooperation Main hall, 09.00-12.30 AM THE development of internet technology provides positive benefits to internet users. Internet able to provide information very quickly, overcome the distance. However, internet could be used as a medium of public participation, for example: online petition, support or reject advocacy by social media, online discussion, etc. But, along with the growing popularity of the internet user, the policy of internet governance still be judged as inadequate, especially in the government that has strong control in the internet. Such control will threatening the human rights. Speakingin“BuildingBridges:TheRoleofGovernments in Multistakholder Cooperation”, Ed Vaizey - Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries (UK), Benedicto Fonseca Filho - Director, Department of Scientific and Technological Themes, Ministry of External Relations (Brazil), Daniel A. Sepulveda, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, U.S Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Department of State, Washington DC (USA), Virat Bhatia - President South Asia AT&T, Delhi (India), Jari Arkko – Chairman of Internet Engineering Task Force (Finland), and Avri Doria - Independent Research Consultant, Providence R.I (USA) share their experience and knowledge in the role of governments in the internet governance. Ed Vaizey stated the governments can play a role in four themes: “infrastructure, regulating framework, educating children, and to support the multi-stakeholder process and partnership“. The prominent key principle here that government intervention is not the same with government controls. Benedicto Fonseca Filho said that in Brazil, the government tried to contribute to capacity building in development of society. The other principles that should be considered: all stakeholders should be treated equal, so that all the active participation will emerge. Daniel A. Sepulveda emphasized that “government should share their vision about democratic ideas in multi- stakeholder system”. As conclusion, the multi-stakeholder system should make every participants allowed to participate in the decision making process. And it is important that during the implementation of multi-stakeholder system, the government aware about Human Rights and responsible to protect rights on the internet. Reporter: Fiona Suwana & Olivia Hutagaol
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