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WSIS: US, EU remain at odds over Net governance

Both the U.S. and the European Union are claiming victory in an agreement reached late Tuesday over Internet governance, viewed as one of the most contentious issues being debated at the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis.

EU switches on G

Research scientists worldwide will be able to use almost unlimited bandwidth to exchange data after the European Union unveiled an upgraded version of its G

Japan to spend billions to promote IT-enabled society

The Japanese government released its "e-Japan Strategy" this July. The thrust of this strategy is to promote Japan as a ubiquitous network society where IT is seamlessly interwoven into all devices used by its citizens.

HK needs to become living IT lab: official

Sin Chung-kai, Hong Kong's Legislative Councillor for IT, says moving towards a Ubiquitous Information Society (uIS) is of great importance.

WSIS : Internet too US-centric, say summit delegates

New Zealand Associate IT Minister, David Cunliffe, is leading his country's delegation to the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), in Geneva.

EC takes action against telecom regulators

The European Commission said late Wednesday it has begun legal proceedings against five member states for not liberalizing the local loop in their telecommunication networks.

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