Network of Excellence in Internet Science


Seminar on the IETF's response to pervasive monitoring

Next month we're delighted to be hosting two senior IETF participants in Oxford for a seminar to discuss the leading Internet standards body's responses to revelations over the last 7 months of pervasive monitoring of Internet communications by intelligence agencies.

Jari Arkko on IETF's 2013 and plans for 2014

"Internet-governance. Largely fuelled by the surveillance discussion, in 2013 we saw a lot of discussion about Internet governance on existing and new forums. This will continue in 2014. Our role at the IETF is to be a part of the growing Internet community who cares that the Internet can continue to be managed in appropriate ways, consistent with its long evolution.

Scalable conferences and Internet science's role? Moshe Y. Vardi, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 57 No. 1, Page 5 "One of the main insights developed at the [Dagstuhl] workshop was the computing-research publishing ecosystem—both conferences and journals—has simply failed to scale up with the growth of the field. Consider the following numbers. Between 2002 and 2012, Ph.D.

Marsden and Bygrave speak on Internet governance at World Trade Institute

Lee Bygrave and Chris Marsden spoke at the World Trade Institute conference on 7 December: The conference was entitled 'The Institutionalization of Global Internet Governance: Multistakeholderism, Multilateralism and Beyond'. Lessons included those from the JRA4 seminars at the UN Internet Governance Forum, and at LSE co-organised with JRA5 and SEA2 on 22 November. The audience comprised policy makers in trade governance, international economic law and Internet regulation.

EINS Open Call Projects

At the 3rd Plenary Meeting of the Network of Excellence in Internet Science, winners of the 2013 EINS Open Call presented details of their forthcoming projects. For a look at all the new projects resulting from the Open Call, please browse below.

Ioannis Stavrakakis (University of Athens), Cognitive heuristics for distributed resource allocation/selection (COHESION).

Forthcoming Conferences and Workshops

Following on from Chris Marsden's recent email, please find below a list of forthcoming conferences and workshops related to EINS, that you might be interested in attending. Listed also are the dates of the calls for papers, should you wish to submit a paper.

7th International Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP), Brussels, 22-24 January 2014 - Call for papers closed.

Internet Design and Governance: LSE Seminar 22/11

On Friday, November 22, from 12-1:30pm at LSE’s Old building 3.21, the European Network of Excellence on Internet Science and LSE’s Media Policy Project will host a discussion  focussing on the interplay between design, security, regulation and governance in the future Internet.

Internet Governance month on LSE blog

October was Internet governance month - not least due to the JRA4 activities at #igf2013 - see the SIXTEEN posts on Alison Powell's epic blogging month at the LSE here:

CFP : EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking - Special Issue on Research methodologies for performance evaluation of wireless network solutions

This special issue originates from the FIRE projects CREW and EULER and solicits papers related to performance evaluation methods for future internet or communication research, for instance contributions from the FIRE community in Europe and the GENI initiative in the US. FIRE refers to the objective ‘Future Internet Research and Experimentation (FIRE)’ under the ‘Cooperation’ programme theme Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) of the 7th Framework Programme (2007 – 2013) of the European Community for research, technological development and demonstration activities (FP7).


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