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Based in Amsterdam
Chris Buckridge is an Advisor to the RIPE NCC Managing Director on issues of Global Strategic Engagement. He has worked for the RIPE NCC since 2006.
Within the RIPE community, it’s easy to take for granted that Internet policy will continue to be developed by the technical community for the benefit of all Internet users – but the open, inclusive, bottom-up model of Internet governance is one that needs to be explained and, at times, defended on…
The 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) runs from 17 - 21 December 2017 in Geneva, and the RIPE NCC will be liveblogging key moments from the event. Check back on this page from Sunday afternoon for regular updates on the issues, arguments and ideas from RIPE NCC staff and RI…
The RIPE NCC is building relationships with external organisations and documenting the relationships we already have in order to broaden the support for and understanding of RIPE, the RIPE NCC and the global registry system.
So the WSIS+10 (the United Nations General Assembly’s ten-year review of the World Summit on the Information Society) is done. A process that has been the source of much fretting in Internet governance circles over the past few years has delivered its outcome. And the result? Actually it’s pretty g…
The ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) ran from 1-5 September in Istanbul, Turkey, attracting nearly 2,500 participants on-site and more than 1,000 online to participate in wide-ranging Internet governance discussions. As part of ongoing efforts to ensure a strong technical community voi…
When it comes to RIPE community discussions of Internet governance, the role of government in relation to the Internet and Internet-related public policy, there is one player that it's impossible to ignore.
Internet governance is an important area of resource investment for the RIPE NCC. This article looks at some of the major Internet discussions taking place in 2013.