Internet Governance Forum - USA
Washington, D.C., October 2, 2009

The Internet Governance Forum - USA took place Oct. 2, 2009, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1800 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. The one-day event focused on the changing Internet and the way forward for the international Internet Governance Forum, an initiative that is facilitated by the United Nations.

Imagining the Internet sent a documentary journalism team to cover the event, providing assistance in the live streaming of video for people to participate from remote locations, recording documentary video that was edited into informative 2-to-12-minute clips, and doing live blogging on WordPress and live microblogging on Twitter. Follow these links to access the coverage:

The opening of the IGF-USA event, featuring Larry Strickling and Markus Kummer -

The opening plenary keynote by Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project -

Respondents to Lee Rainie's talk share their wisdom, among them, Andrew McLaughlin, Phil Bond, Lee McKnight, Randy Gyllenhaal and Marc Rotenberg -

GenNext's Online Future: Young people speak out on issues in this workshop -

Freedom of Expression in a Web 2.0 World: Tools limited where controls are in place -

Critical Internet Resources: Evolution of the Internet's Technical Foundations -

Access Perspectives from the United States -

e-Crimes, Fraud and Abuse in the Domain Name System -

Privacy and Security Implications of Web 2.0 -

Cybersecurity: A National Priority in a Global Context -

The Final Plenary: Assessing the IGF and the Way Forward -

News from Capitol Hill on the AoC and ICANN -

Additional coverage, prepared at the event:

TheWordPress blog includes comprehensive details from every session, written by Colin Donohue, Morgan Little and Janna Anderson, documentary journalists of the Imagining the Internet Center:

- The real-time Twittertweets reported by Imagining the Internet documentary journalists are here:

- The main site used by the organizers of the 2009 IGF-USA is

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