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Internet Governance Forum – USA, 2010

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The second Internet Governance Forum – USA continued the multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. It took place July 21, 2010, at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. The one-day event focused on the changing Internet and the way forward. The IGF-USA multistakeholder group was also represented at the global IGF later in the year, in Vilnius, Lithuania Sept. 16, where they shared a recap of key highlights from the national forum.

Click here to read about the IGF-USA recap at the global IGF meeting. 

Opening Session at IGF USA 2010Imagining the Internet sent a documentary journalism team to cover both events, providing written accounts of the major action, recording documentary video that was edited into informative 2-to-10-minute clips, and conducting live blogging on WordPress and live microblogging on Twitter.

Follow these links to access the complete coverage of the IGF-USA events in Washington in 2010:

The opening plenary

2020 Scenario discussion – Internet Islands

2020 Scenario discussion – Global Government

2020 Scenario discussion – Users Reign

The 2020 Scenario Outcomes: A Recap and Further Discussion

Workshop: A National Framework for Cybersecurity

Workshop: E-crimes and Malicious Use in the Domain Name System

Workshop: Cloud Computing: Implications for the Future

Best Practices Forum: Child Safety in an Always-Switched-On World

Afternoon Plenary Session: Andrew McLaughlin Keynote

The Final Plenary: Closing Remarks

Twitter Screenshot of Imagining the InternetAdditional coverage:

– 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 Twitter tweets reported by Imagining the Internet documentary journalists are here

– The main site used by the organizers of IGF-USA can be found here