INET Qatar Live Updates

#INETQatar: The Arab regional INET, will focus on the importance of connecting with regional Internet communities throughout the Arab region. We will be covering the event live. Internet Society believes that local conditions require local solutions focusing on the specific regional needs, assisted and informed by the technical expertise and policy experience of leading Internet community experts.

 

16.23

Fadel Al Enazi ISOC Chairman closes by saying that we need to ensure that everyone has the digital knowledge that will enable them to be involved in ecommerce #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

16.21

Sofie Maddens of ISOC: We see great opportunities in the region to ensure the internet is available to all #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

16.18

Sofie Maddens of ISOC: the role of the internet has changed our world and presents us with issues of local content and privacy  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

16.15

Sofie Maddens of ISOC: Thank you to Qatar for warm hospitality #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

16.13

Hoballah: Governments need to be constantly pushed to release data  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

16.12

Al Shatta in response to whether govt should release data: open data has potential in the Arab world  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.58

Hoballah: The worldwide applications made it easy for The Arab Spring and many governments see it as a political transformation system hence the choking of the internet  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.55

Rendek: The youth needs to talk with decision makers  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.54

15.51

Salama: The ideal role of a regulator is to assure consumer protection even when it comes to the internet #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.49

Hoballah: Regulators need to see to data and user protection #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.47

Rendek: Youth need to be engaged when it comes to internet governance #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.41

Al Shatti tells us about the Convening the Arab IGF 280 registrants 18 countries#INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.36

Al Shatti highlights Arab objective of discussing public policies when it comes to internet governance #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.35

The Birth of the Multistakeholder Model in the Region by Qusai Al Shatti from Kuwait IT #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.30

Rendek says we can help government make better public policy #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.22

Paul Rendek  of Ripe NCC says multistakeholder consultations in the region is good progress  #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.13

Samena tells #INETQatar that there is no barrier between policy makers and civil society on the internet  http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.07

George Salama from SAMENA Telecommunication Council says do not just focus on revenues from one source #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

15.00

Hoballah says there is a backlash of the Arab Spring on the internet #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

14.59

Dr Hoballah

In some Arabic regions people are scared to touch the internet #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

14.59

Hoballah tells #INETQatar there are major challenges in the region like limited local initiatives http://goo.gl/K2uap

14.55

Government is often the last to know what’s going on #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

14.53

Dr Imad Hoballah from Lebanon’s Telecommunication Regulatory Authority says there are those who believe the internet should not be strangled globally but solutions need to work locally #INETQatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

14.49

Verizon’s Global Internet Policy Director, Theresa Swineheart says we need to recognise multi-stakeholder progress the world has benefited from

http://goo.gl/K2uap

13.08

Start thinking big and do not have boundaries if you want to start an internet business http://goo.gl/K2uap

13.07

Not every bank makes it difficult for someone to start an internet business http://goo.gl/K2uap

13.04

CEO of GCCIX Fahad Al Shirawi says government should make sure everyone is IPv6 ready #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.54

Microsoft CTO Nasser Kettani talks of the threats of digital crime, hacktivism, cyberwarfare, frauds, piracy and privacy issues #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.53

Microsoft CTO Nasser Kettani says Cyber Security is a requirement and an enabler #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.52

Microsoft CTO Nasser Kettani says as we move into a more connected world there are risks involved #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.49

Microsoft CTO Nasser Kettani talking about Internet based Innovation and Economic Growth #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.46

Taylor Reynolds, Senior Economist, OECD #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap When prices are lower connectivity is better

12.46

Taylor Reynolds, Senior Economist, OECD #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

More connectivity and local content is good

 

12.38

Taylor Reynolds, Senior Economist, OECD #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap The internet economy roars on despite crisis

12.06

Dutton, “Freedom of expression should not be completely undermined by various laws, how do we protect freedom of expression despite concerns of compromising other values, this is a central question of the internet”

12.02

Khatri “Internet will continue to shape Qatar’s information society”#inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

12.02

Nagy, “Everyone should volunteer to enrich the online world, passion creates impact”#inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

11.45

“Many governments are concerned about information control for valid reasons”#inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

 

 

11.31

Mina Nagy, Co-founder of Taghreedat #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

“We brought education in Arabic to life on the internet”

11.30

Mina Nagy, Co-founder of Taghreedat #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

“Taghreedat brought Arabic Twitter to life”

11.30

Mina Nagy, Co-founder of Taghreedat #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

“Our latest project is with Google aims to motivate Arab users to produce more”

11.28

Mina Nagy, Co-founder of Taghreedat #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“We want to increase the number of active Arabic editors on Wikipedia”

11.20

Shabina S Khatri, Doha News Editor #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
Ends by saying “Change is happening and I look forward to being part of that change”

11.17

Shabina S Khatri, Doha News Editor #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“Impediments: language barrier, privacy instinct, no official sources”

11.16

Shabina S Khatri, Doha News Editor #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“Impediments: lack of local journalists”

11.15

Shabina S Khatri, Doha News Editor #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“Qatar faces obstacles as it moves towards an open internet society”

11.10

Professor William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“There are times when people should be able to be anonymous on the internet”

11.05

Professor William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“Access to the internet should be a fundamental right of all people”

11.03

Professor William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“Most people believe the internet has made their life better”

11.01

Professor William Dutton, Oxford Internet Institute #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap
“The Middle East value the internet more as a source of information and entertainment than people in other parts of the world”

10.53

The panel now on stage to answer questions on challenges of free access internet #inetqatar

10.47

10.45

Dr Hessa Al Jaber from ictQatar, told the audience #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

“The more we can grow together as a region, the more successful we will be”

10.39

ISOC Chairman, Fadel El Enazi, addressed the audience #inetqatar http://goo.gl/K2uap

“Today we will leave this event fully aware of what the internet means to the Arab World”

 

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5 Responses to “INET Qatar Live Updates”

  1. November 27, 2012 at 12:54 pm #

    @Tfour_Me why are water and power subsidized in #Qatar but Broadband is so expensive?

  2. November 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm #

    Alas! @Tfour_Me mentioned #ipv6 and linked to http://t.co/X8oeen4G but tfour.me has no AAAA record

  3. November 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm #

    Alas! @Tfour_Me mentioned #ipv6 and linked to http://t.co/X8oeen4G but tfour.me has no AAAA record

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