The IGF Community Site at igf-online.net has been the only independent, community-developed website for IGF participants since 2007, operated without any funding or support from the IGF Secretariat.
This year, we bring you another new feature. All event pages for which an event-specific hashtag is available now tell you what hashtag to use, and give you a one-click Twitter search for that hashtag.
We hope you find this useful! If you have any other suggestions for improvement, or if you would like to help in development of the site (or donate to support its development), we would love to hear from you.
If you will be at the Nairobi meeting of the IGF, you can win a free paperback copy of this over 600-page book, which although published in 2008, remains the most comprehensive work on the currently hot topic of improvements to the IGF.
All you need to do is to publicise the IGF Community Site igf-online.net, …
About 90% of the accounts on this site, and a similar number on our associated wiki, have just been deleted as they were presumed to have been registered by spammers. This did not include any of the accounts that had shown signs of legitimate activity, such as posting a comment, blog entry or profile information.
Here is a quick walkthrough highlighting the features of this site, which was originally posted to the Internet Governance Caucus mailing list:
Begin at http://igf-online.net/. The menu bar that runs across the top links you to all the official and community resources you need for the IGF. If it’s not in your preferred language, try switching …
This site and domain were a project of the Online Collaboration Dynamic Coalition, and are being minimally maintained by its former coordinator. Any offers from currently active groups such as the Remote Participation Working Group or Internet Governance Caucus to take over administration of igf-online.net will be warmly welcomed.
One of the objects of igf-online.net is to bring together all useful Internet resources on the IGF, whether they come from the community, or from the Secretariat or host country, and whether or not they are hosted on this domain. One way in which this is done is through the technology of RSS (Rich …
Since last year’s IGF Community Site was lost, we faced the prospect of requiring everyone to register again. To minimise this pain, both the blog section of igf-online.net (that you are reading now) and also the wiki section, allow you to log on with an OpenID.
What is an OpenID? It is a system which …
Although it is not the most accessible technology for group interaction, the virtual world Second Life has proven to be a popular meeting place for many Internet users. Some of them will be meeting in Second Life during the IGF, at the Internet governance courtyard of Diplo Foundation’s Diplomacy Island. For this year …
Each day during the Rio IGF meeting, a new tip will be posted here on ways of participating remotely through the resources that have been provided by the IGF community.
Today’s tip tells you how you can subscribe to a live calendar of IGF events in your desktop calendar program, such as Apple iCal, Mozilla Sunbird, …