Internet governance

New blockchain group aims at ‘ecosystem for the second internet’


Blockchain enthusiasts — who believe the technology has the potential to flower into a "second internet" — want to get started on a self-governing ecosystem for distributed ledger technology, as the blockchain is more properly known.

China’s cyber czar replaced by deputy


The powerful head of China's cybersecurity and internet censorship agency has stepped aside in favor of his deputy, according to a brief announcement by the state news agency.