Lessons from the Internet Governance Forum, Geneva #IGF2017

Last week, we had an opportunity to participate and discuss with other internet creators and practitioners in Geneva, at the Internet Governance Forum. Since there were numerous parallel tracks, I followed and participated in those tracks related to access, digital inclusion, policy, and privacy. I tweeted live from the event (#IGF2017), and there are the main lessons and thoughts that came out to the surface (many of them, again, for years now): Technology is personal, and political. We need to unpack power structures in technology, digital security, and usage. Basic literacy training with respect to how to use computers and …

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