ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Internet: Regulating Cyberspace

Regulating Cyberspace The world summit on the information society (WSIS) that concluded recently in Tunis debated a range of issues related to questions of internet governance and the need to bridge the digital divide, but was unfortunately overshadowed by controversy over who runs the internet. The Tunis phase of the WSIS was the culmination of a process that began in 1998 following the decision by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to host a summit to address the growing digital divide between nations. The first of two complementary phases of the summit was held in Geneva in 2003 under UN auspices. The Tunis summit sought to ostensibly measure progress on goals set at the Geneva summit.

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