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The amazing architecture of the Internet ? all of its cables, servers and other structures ? is a complicated network that includes people and organizations such as ICANN, the Internet Society, the ITU, the UN and other groups. As governments and corporations struggle for control, the web of individuals who value an open Internet are working together to find ways to keep it free while also contending with key issues like internationalization, security and interoperability. As the Internet grows, various layers are continually added to make it useful while also increasing its speed, security and ability to carry data ? its architecture and the intricacies of its operation are becoming exponentially more complex. This video explaining critical Internet resources features interviews shot at the 2007 Internet Governance Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Rio IGF was the second of five annual global events that attract stakeholders from all walks of life who gathered to discuss issues tied to the future of information and communications technologies.
This documentary was produced for Imagining the Internet http://imaginingtheinternet.org , an online resource exposing future possibilities while simultaneously providing a peek back at the past. In it, you will find the words of thousands of people from every corner of the world, from today and from yesterday, making thousands of predictive pronouncements about the future of humankind.
The multimedia section of the site includes short films and dozens of video interviews - all of them about the hopes and fears for the future of networked communications. Imagining the Internet is a project based at Elon University.The amazing architecture of the Internet ? all of its cables, servers and other... more