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Apply for the First School of Internet Governance in Lebanon

For policy makers, journalists, entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and activists, a sound knowledge of Internet governance is fast becoming as important as an understanding of national and international law. With this in mind, SMEX is pleased to open the application process for this year’s Middle East and Adjoining Countries School on Internet Governance (MEAC-SIG), which we […]

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Speakers of Workshop 11

Net neutrality issues in Arab region?

Net neutrality (also known as net equality) means that internet data should be easily accessed without discrimination, financial charges or blocking the source, therefore it should promote free speech. Net neutrality involves many stakeholders, such as: The state, regulators, users, parents, access providers, global infrastructure, and of course content producer. “Telecom operators promote net neutrality, which increases […]

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The Panel of Workshop 10

The challenges of implementing Internet policies in the MENA region

“Internet is a legal right and technology is a basic human right.” -Hamza Ben Mehrez Hamza Ben Mehrez, Tunisian civil society advocate, started Workshop 10 of AIGF 2015 by discussing the economic, political, and cultural repercussions of the fact that states are not deploying new techniques to improve Internet implementations. He also explained the problem […]

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