The Connecting the Unconnected: Europe and Beyond summit takes place in Yerevan, Armenia, on June 6-7, 2023. The post How a a Rural Community in Armenia Built Their Own Internet appeared first on Internet Society.
Policymakers are proposing laws that will weaken encryption. The EARN IT Act, STOP CSAM Act, and many other proposed bills are threatening encryption in the name of keeping kids safe, but by weakening encryption, they’re doing the opposite. The post Encryption Keeps Kids Safe Online appeared first on Internet Society.
The Elections Committee announces the final results of the 2023 elections, the IETF selection, and the Board appointee. The post Final Results of the 2023 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections, IETF Selection, and Board Appointee appeared first on Internet Society.
Almost 500 leading academics, industry researchers, and security practitioners from around the world gathered in San Diego, California in February for the 30th edition of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) to discuss the latest research and developments in Internet security research. A further 130 participants attended remotely. The Internet Society has proudly hosted the NDSS Symposium The post Another Successful NDSS Symposium appeared first on Internet Society.
The NDSS Symposium fosters the next generation of Internet security leaders—like 16-Year-old California high school student Aditya Puri. The post Fostering the Next Generation at the NDSS Symposium appeared first on Internet Society.
Espírito Santinho's Internet access was made possible by a partnership model that could connect other communities in Brazil, where over a quarter of rural households are unconnected. The post How the Espírito Santinho Community Created Brazil’s First Fiber Community Network appeared first on Internet Society.
We testified in front of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law in support of Section 230. The post We Testified Because the Internet Needs a Voice appeared first on Internet Society.
We must defend the Internet whenever there are threats, whether they come from a country, a corporation, or a misguided policy. The post Misguided Policies the World over Are Slowly Killing the Open Internet appeared first on Internet Society.
The protections in Section 230 are up for debate in the Supreme Court. Learn what it is and how changes could affect the global Internet. The post What is Section 230 and Why Should I Care About It? appeared first on Internet Society.
The 30th edition of the Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS) Symposium kicks off 27 February in San Diego, USA. The post NDSS Symposium 2023: 30 Years of Cutting Edge Network Security Research appeared first on Internet Society.
We encourage everyone interested in defending an open Internet to contribute to the European Commission's public consultation on the potential developments of the connectivity sector and its infrastructure. The post In One Corner, Large Telecom Operators. In the Other, Everybody Else. appeared first on Internet Society.
Our two new funding programs reinforce our commitment to support communities around the world in gaining greater access to the Internet. The post Building, Expanding and Securing the Internet: Two Funding Programs Now Open for Applications appeared first on Internet Society.
It's not every day a fellowship program changes lives. But that's exactly what we see when our alumni set out into the world, eager and ready to make a difference. From 1 February 2023, we are opening applications to our new Youth Ambassador Program. Here's your chance to make a difference. The post Your Chance to Be the Changemaker appeared first on Internet Society.
Internet Society has been nominated for two World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes. Read a firsthand account from a fellow who took one of the nominated programs. The post From Internet User to Internet Champion appeared first on Internet Society.
Brussels Internet governance workshop gives voice to critical stakeholders. The post Brussels Workshop: Learning How the Internet Society Works to Stop Damaging Proposals appeared first on Internet Society.
Our Action Plan 2023 outlines how we will address challenges, so that the Internet can be a resource for everyone, forever. The post Our Internet, Our Future: Our Plan to Protect the Internet for Today and Tomorrow appeared first on Internet Society.
Here are the key takeaways and calls to action from the Indigenous Connectivity Summit 2022—with an emphasis on decolonization and sovereignty. The post Indigenous Connectivity: Five Bold Calls to Action appeared first on Internet Society.
Should an international body regulate the Internet? And what happens when domestic rules apply outside a country's borders and they impact the Global Internet? Internet Society Youth Ambassador to the 2022 Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Izaan Kahn explains. The post Local Rules for a Global Network—The Splinternet’s Insidious Alternative appeared first on Internet Society.
Nominations Committee is now inviting nominations for candidates to serve on the Internet Society Board of Trustees. The post Nominations Now Open for 2023 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections appeared first on Internet Society.
Adopting the practice of Internet impact assessments is not just an option—it’s a must to protect the Internet we want today and tomorrow. The post Two Things the US Should Do to Protect the Internet and the Security of Billions of People Online appeared first on Internet Society.
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