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 - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/opening_session_kummer_cade_strickling.xhtml

The opening plenary keynote by Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/internet_evolution_plenary.xhtml

Respondents to Lee Rainie's talk share their wisdom, among them, Andrew McLaughlin, Phil Bond, Lee McKnight, Randy Gyllenhaal and Marc Rotenberg - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/responses_internet_evolution_plenary.xhtml

GenNext's Online Future: Young people speak out on issues in this workshop - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/young_people_discuss_internet_future.xhtml

Freedom of Expression in a Web 2.0 World: Tools limited where controls are in place - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/freedom_of_expression_in_web2.0_world.xhtml

Critical Internet Resources: Evolution of the Internet's Technical Foundations - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/evolution_of_critical_internet_resources.xhtml

Access Perspectives from the United States - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/internet_access_perspectives_2009.xhtml

e-Crimes, Fraud and Abuse in the Domain Name System - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/ecrime_and_malicious_conduct_in_the_DNS.xhtml

Privacy and Security Implications of Web 2.0 - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/online_privacy_and_security.xhtml

Cybersecurity: A National Priority in a Global Context - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/cybersecurity_in_a_global_context_2009.xhtml

The Final Plenary: Assessing the IGF and the Way Forward - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/IGF_USA_closing_plenary_2009.xhtml

News from Capitol Hill on the AoC and ICANN - http://www.elon.edu/e-web/predictions/igf_usa/affirmation_of_commitments_ICANN.xhtml

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: http://igfusa.wordpress.com

- The real-time Twittertweets reported by Imagining the Internet documentary journalists are here: http://www.twitter.com/ImagineInternet

- The main site used by the organizers of the 2009 IGF-USA is http://www.igf-usa.us/

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