As proponents of new interconnection rules in Europe champion a new settlement regime, based on a model of “sending party pays”, there is one important question looming over the debate: why are proponents not championing the case of South Korea, where similar rules were implemented? The simple answer: it’s not a favorable example. The story The post Sender Pays: What Lessons European Policy Makers Should Take From The Case of South Korea appeared first on Internet Society.
Political actions to prevent people in other countries from access to the Internet could set a dangerous precedent that leads to splinternet. The post Sanctions Can Deny Internet Access When People Need It Most appeared first on Internet Society.
Read what happened at the NDSS Symposium 2022, and get access all abstracts, papers, posters, and presentations presented during the event. The post NDSS Symposium 2022: Collaborative Security Research in Action appeared first on Internet Society.
We’re proud to announce a first in the history of the Internet Society: the creation of the Alumni Network. Talented, passionate Internet champions can continue to learn, advocate for our cause, and share exciting career opportunities. The post Grow Your Connections with the Internet Society’s Alumni Network appeared first on Internet Society.
The African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)—Africa's biggest annual peering event— takes place from 23-25 August in Kigali, Rwanda. The post African Peering—Key to Keeping Traffic Local appeared first on Internet Society.
The Internet is a force. An intangible force of good, made from tangible parts and plays a bigger and bigger role in our everyday life. It’s comprised of millions of individual networks that allow us to connect and communicate with each other. Its open and global infrastructure is designed to work seamlessly across borders. This The post Exploring Digital Sovereignty appeared first on Internet Society.
The Summit offers a unique opportunity for participants to discuss challenges and develop practical community-led recommendations and solutions. The post Indigenous Connectivity Summit to Take Place this October—Transitioning to a New Home appeared first on Internet Society.
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti in August 2021, just as many people were starting their day. Over the course of several days, the quake and its aftershocks devastated the country, leaving more than 300 people dead, injuring hundreds more, and leveling homes, schools, and churches. But Haiti’s Internet exchange point managed to stay online, The post An Internet Exchange Point Helps Haiti during Natural Disasters appeared first on Internet Society.
If we stop treating the Internet as a technology-neutral, general purpose network, we'll lose it. The post Old Rules in New Regulations – Why “Sender Pays” Is a Direct Threat to the Internet appeared first on Internet Society.
We’ve made a bold pledge—focused on supporting complementary connectivity solutions and capacity building to enable people to deploy Internet infrastructure—and we’re joining partners whose work is aligned to our 2025 strategic objectives. The post The Path to WTDC-22: Connecting the Unconnected Is Critical to Achieving Sustainable Development appeared first on Internet Society.
Learn how to protect what the Internet needs to exist and thrive—then do something today. The post Protecting the Internet As We Know It – Three Things You Can Do Today To Stop the Splinternet appeared first on Internet Society.
We have joined the Partner2Connect Digital Coalition, with two pledges to change the lives of the world's hardest-to-connect communities. The post Our Pledge to Achieve Universal Connectivity appeared first on Internet Society.
The annual Africa Domain Name System (DNS) Forum has achieved a lot since it launched in 2013. Here are just a few examples of what it has helped to foster. The post Strengthening Africa’s Domain Name System appeared first on Internet Society.
Will the war in Ukraine have a lasting impact on the underlying fabric of the Internet? We used data from organizations around the world and published it on Pulse. The post Two Months of War: The Impact on the Internet’s Core appeared first on Internet Society.
Every year, the NDSS Symposium awards the “Test of Time” (ToT) award to particularly impactful papers that were presented at past NDSS symposia. The post Announcing the NDSS 2022 Test of Time Award: Automated White-Box Fuzzing appeared first on Internet Society.
The 2021 Impact Report tracks our work through our actions and the actions of those across the Internet Society's global community. The post Together, We Made a Difference: Our Impact in 2021 appeared first on Internet Society.
Every year, the Internet Society hosts one of the top conferences for computer and network security research, the Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS) Symposium. The post A Golden Age of Systems Security Research: What’s Happening at the NDSS Symposium 2022 appeared first on Internet Society.
The networks of the Internet charge their customers for access to the Internet regardless of the direction of the traffic. Networks have to connect with each other to form the Internet. The post Common Internet Network Interconnection and Charging Practices appeared first on Internet Society.
The Internet Society Elections Committee is pleased to announce the final results of the 2022 elections and the IETF selection for the Internet Society Board of Trustees. Voting concluded on 8 April. The results were announced and the challenge period was opened on 11 April. The deadline to file challenges was 18 April at 15:00 The post Final Results of the 2022 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections and IETF Selection appeared first on Internet Society.
The Internet Society welcomes the US, EU, and G7 commitment to exempt telecommunications services that support Internet access and the flow of information from their sanctions against Russia on 6 April. The ongoing war in Ukraine has led governments, service providers and other organizations to increasingly consider sanctions and other actions that could irreversibly damage The post US, EU, and G7 Commitment Will Slow the Splinternet, But More Work Needed appeared first on Internet Society.