Internet Freedom

1 - 12 of 20 Stories
March 21, 2014

'21st Century Book Burning'

If you’re reading this, you probably live in a country where the Internet provides a portal for the free exchange… more
March 10, 2014

Benefiting From the Mobile Revolution

Recently FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and I visited the beautiful city of Barcelona to attend the… more
November 1, 2013

Preserving a Free, Open, and Secure Internet

Last week, the three of us were in Bali, Indonesia, where we attended the 8th Annual Internet Governance Forum in… more
September 18, 2013

Building Common Ground on Information and Communications Technology Issues

Despite diverse views among Western Hemisphere countries on policy approaches to information and communications challenges, we have more in common… more
September 11, 2013

Russian Civil Society Leaders Inspire

Despite a packed G-20 schedule filled with meetings on economic issues and the situation in Syria, President Obama also took… more
September 9, 2013

Young Internet Entrepreneurs Change the World

The information sharing system that we now know of as the Internet was founded on the principle of freedom. It… more
August 13, 2013

Internet Freedom For All

Internet freedom is a foreign policy priority for the United States, and has been for many years. Our goal is… more
October 18, 2012

Internet and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age

In today's world, Internet freedom lies at the heart of academic freedom. An open online platform where information and ideas… more
July 22, 2011

East Africa Workshop To Address Cyber Security

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, Cyber Coordinator Christopher Painter previews an East African workshop on cyber… more
February 26, 2011

Secretary Clinton Holds Social Media Dialogue With Egypt's

Writing for the U.S. Department of State DipNote blog, DipNote Bloggers highlight an online dialogue with Egyptian website and… more
February 17, 2011

Join a Discussion on the State Department's Internet Freedom Strategy

Join a live, online discussion on internet freedom with Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael… more


Latest Stories

April 22, 2014

#OurOcean2014 Conference

Secretary of State John Kerry announced the 2014 Our Ocean Conference to be held at the U.S. Department of State… more