The world is embracing a digital future. The Internet is an intrinsic part of our daily lives. It transcends borders, cultural boundaries, and connects almost half of Earth’s population, yet many of us take it for granted. Within the next five years, an additional one billion new users will join us online—they’ll expect the same digital freedom, security, trustworthiness and accessibility we’re accustomed to. To protect these things, we need to develop effective rules for Internet governance that allow for innovation and economic opportunities without compromising our privacy. By having governments, businesses, the tech community and regular Internet users work together, we can ensure this happens.
This is the 2016 final report from the Global Commission on Internet Governance.
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