Internet comes under the scrutiny of the telecommunications union

internet comes under the scrutiny of the telecommunications union

But the swiss diplomat is concerned that some countries want to bring the open infrastructure of the network under stricter control: their lever could become a world conference of the international telecommunications union (ITU) in dubai.

On the agenda of this world conference on international telecommunications (WCIT) of 3. Until 14. December: a new version of the international telecommunications regulations (ITR) from 1988. This agreement has made an important contribution to the liberalization of telecommunications, explains kummer. But "no agreement at all is also a solution" – because in dubai, the ISOC diplomat expects "lots of proposals that would lead to more regulation".

The proposals for the WCIT submitted by the member states of the UN specialized agency were not supposed to be made public – but activists have published a number of documents at the address wcitleaks.Org put on the net. Some initiatives are concerned with more technical security for the internet. Others apparently aim to keep out unpopular opinions and campaigns.


Open-air festival: seebuhne will be rocking again in 2020

open-air festival: seebuhne will be rocking again in 2020

After the lake stage in the spa park was used for the first time this year as a location for several new open-air events, the next round is planned for next year. "We have once again come up with a colorful program. It was important to us that there is something for every taste and every age", says wolfgang heyder of the event service bamberg.

When the organizers visited the lake stage in the spa park in bad staffelstein last august, they were immediately impressed by the special atmosphere. "It was great that the cooperation with the city, the obermaintherme and the tourism service came about very quickly", says gaby heider. After that, everything for the open-air concerts was organized within two to three weeks.

Spa park to be revitalized

The songs on banz, on the other hand, will take place in 2020 for the fourth time and will be held under the motto "an evening with friends". This year, an additional concert by the bamberger symphoniker was offered on sunday. "Although it was well received, it was unfortunately not economically worthwhile. In the next year, we’ll be sitting this one out for the time being", wolfgang heyder explains.


Program for girls

The equal opportunity office of the district of schweinfurt is again involved in the organization and financing of the "science and technology taster days for girls". On 30. And 31. October, the university of wurzburg-schweinfurt in cooperation with schaeffler technologies gmbh& co. KG for "trial days a. At girls of the 8. Until 12. The aim is to arouse curiosity in science and technology among students in the second and third grades.

During the autumn vacations in schweinfurt, schoolgirls can learn about their talents and immerse themselves in technical fields in workshops. The aim of this information offer is to broaden the possible range of career choices for girls in the direction of technology. Schoolgirls from secondary schools, intermediate schools, technical high schools and grammar schools can register now for the various workshops and will be able to attend from october 17. September then register.

On 30. In october, the university of wurzburg-schweinfurt offers 38 workshops. At 31. October, schoolgirls can try out their technical skills in 16 workshops at schaeffler technologies. The taster days will take place on the two days between 8.30 and 15.30 o’clock.