New proposed draft regulation on electronic media regulation is

out: http://www.kultura.gov.rs/docs/aktuelnosti/nacrti-zakona-o-elektronskim-medijima–i-zakona-o-javnim-medijskim-servisima/Nacrt%20%20zakona%20o%20elektronskim%20medijima.pdf We will be looking for your comments on the proposed new regulation and also provide...

The Internet Society 2013 Board elections

The Internet Society slate of Board candidates have been posted and the online Q&A forum can be found here. http://www.internetsociety.org/apps/wp/elections2013/ The voting closed last Monday, May 23 and a full time-table of results can be found here:

From European regional bureau

The Internet Society’s Regional Bureau for Europe produced the following update reminding us of the European Commission Digital Agenda from 2010 . It is a useful check list to monitor the status in the region and see how far behind the countries in the SEE...

What should Serbia do to improve broadband penetration?

Like many developing countries, Serbia too, has a long way of catching up with the developed economies when it comes to investment in internet infrastructure, development of national backbone networks, building of additional Internet Exchange Points (IXPs),...

RIP Aaron Swartz

Let’s remind ourselves of the great man Aaron Swartz was. Thanks to Marcell Mars who reminded us of comparison to another great and selfless individual, Chris Lightfoot....

WCIT12 closes

Serbia decides not to sign the ITRs treaty as well as many other countries: http://infogr.am/Who-supported-the-ITRs-at-WCIT-12 The Internet Society’s press release can be found here;...

Surprise text in the new draft of ITRS

Some member states, Internet Technical Community, Civil Society members present here in Dubai were surprised to see completely new text that appeared in the last night’s draft in document TD-51. Especially the resolution at the end of the document where its...

Support to Civil Society’s letter to the ITU SG

The Internet Society Belgrade chapter is a co-signatory of the Civil Society letter to the Secretary General of the ITU, with a plea to give access to the ITU working documents to Civil Society. Letter in full is attached here.