Singapore, 1 Apr 2013 – The Asia Internet Coalition today announced the launch of its Inaugural India Fellowship Program 2013. The Fellowship, which is 6 months long, is going to be launched first in India.
The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) released an EIU-commisioned report today in Delhi. The EIU researched why Asia’s internet businesses seem to punch below the region’s weight on the global stage. Based on interviews with senior executives from more than 30 online ventures and investors around the region, it examines the business environment faced by content creators and online platforms in Asia.
The AIC is very concerned by the recent move by the government to introduce a licensing regime for online news sites. The Asia Internet Coalition strongly believes in the potential of Internet-enabled communications to benefit society, the economy and citizens.
Draft Internet Decree on Internet Services and Online Information The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) is an industry association formed by eBay, Facebook, Google, Salesforce and Yahoo! Incorporated. The AIC seeks to… Read more →
Public Consultation on the Proposed Business Operations of the Do Not Call (DNC) Registry The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed business operations of… Read more →
The outcome of WCIT-12 (World Conference on International Telecommunications) held in Dubai in December 2012 was, to say the least, controversial. The lack of consensus was demonstrated by 55member states opting to abstain, defer or vote against the final draft of
The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) wishes to make the following comment and proposed revision to the Proposed Revisions on the Code of Conduct Comment CoP § 8.7(c) – the definition of “commercial electronic message” has been expanded to include “other short message,” which would include “any short message conveyed via a variety of on-line messaging platforms available for smartphones.”
Response to the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology’s call for comments on the Draft Ministerial Regulation on Domain Name Management
AIC Response to the HK Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2011 Code of Practice for Service Providers Second Draft
We are thankful for the opportunity to contribute our views to the second draft of the Code of Practice for Service Providers to be published pursuant to Section 88I of the Copyright Ordinance (“Draft Code”).
AIC Comments on Vietnam’s Draft Law on the sanctioning of Admin Violations in the Mgt, Provision and Use of Internet Svs and Online Info (2nd submission)
AIC expresses thanks for the continued willingness of the Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) to listen to concerns and suggestions from the business community as you consider the Draft Decree on the Sanctioning of Administrative Violations in the
Management, Provision and Use of Internet Services and Online information (Sanctions Decree). We are very encouraged by the continued dialogue and see this as an additional positive step as Vietnam advances to become an important ICT player in ASEAN.
On 7-8 February 2012, AIC ran a joint two-day workshop in Jakarta on using the Internet safely for children and families. The event was co-sponsored by the Ministry of Communication and Informatics. The opening address was given by the minister, his Excellency Tifatul Sembiring.
We note that Singapore has signed the revised ITU Regulations (ITRs) at the recent World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12) in Dubai. We are very concerned and somewhat surprised that Singapore has taken this stand, despite
the fact that there was no consensus reached on the treaty text and the potential damage it could have on Singapore’s economic growth and status as a regional hub for technology companies. The decision taken by many technology companies, like members of the Asia Internet Coalition, to base their regional operations in Singapore was due in no small part to the belief that Singapore is supportive of an