Fadi Chehade reviews his first year in office as president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the challenges ahead.
Six years ago, the World Bank teamed up with the Kenyan government to launch an ambitious digital villages project, commonly known as "Pasha."
Google, Microsoft and regulators in Kenya and South Africa are piloting TV "white space" technology, geared towards enabling connectivity in rural areas and removing barriers for small businesses interested in Internet service provision.
Registrars that fail to comply with copyright infringement contract terms given by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will lose their accreditation.
Research In Motion is banking on reduced prices for BlackBerrys and an increasing demand for affordable smartphones to increase its market share in Africa.
The Kenyan government is gearing up to put controls on social media as more politicians engage the public in debate online.
The country with more than its share of phishers is hosting a cybercrime conference to show its commitment to cleaning up the Web.
Internet activists are increasingly using collaborative Internet sites as well as circumvention and anonymity tools to avoid censorship.
Phishing scemes have been around for years, but they evolve to greater sophistication through technology.
ICANN's Government Advisory Committee has expanded its role, helping choose members of policy review committees.
ICANN postponed a decision on the controversial .xxx domain until its next meeting in June.
By 2001, Windows 7 will be available in a variety of new editions, in an effort to fight piracy and boost interest.
Cybercrooks are targeting new Internet users within Africa, along with the longstanding Nigerian money scams.
Local tourism officials and Web sites look for a boost from the regional African initiative.
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