This month, we published a new Internet Impact Brief on “South Korea’s Interconnection Rules”. Our technical analysis concluded that existing rules and newly proposed legislation will slow the country’s digital development and cause a direct threat to the Internet. The analysis focused on mandatory rules around a very particular interconnection regime of business arrangements between The post “Old Rules in New Regulations” – Why “Sender Pays” Is a Direct Threat to the Internet appeared first on Internet Society.
Every four years, policymakers from around the world come together during the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) to collaborative on solutions to close the digital divide and drive digital transformation. Since the last conference in 2017 our world has changed. Facing a global pandemic that shows us how vital Internet connectivity is, the WTDC has 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.
A month ago, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published a “Notice of Inquiry” (NOI) around a subject close to our hearts: secure Internet routing. In this NOI, the FCC asked a series of questions to the public about how data is routed around the Internet, and what kinds of security controls, standards, and The post Routing Security Goes to Washington appeared first on Internet Society.
We honor Tadao Takahashi for all his work over many decades to build a bigger and stronger Internet, and to use the Internet to build a better society. The post Remembering Tadao Takahashi appeared first on Internet Society.
How a community network changed the lives of those displaced by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal. The post Connecting the Uprooted and Overlooked in Nepal appeared first on Internet Society.
We must enable the Internet for everyone so that the light of humanity and fire of truth can win out over the darkness. The post Closing Off the Internet Won’t Silence Governments, But It Will Silence Everyone Else appeared first on Internet Society.
The “Splinternet” is the idea that the open, globally connected Internet we all use splinters into a collection of fragmented networks controlled by governments or corporations. The post What Is the Splinternet? And Why You Should Be Paying Attention appeared first on Internet Society.
IXPs can be set up in various different ways. Here we showcase three different IXP models in Asia Pacific. The post Internet Exchange Points: The Differing Development Models in Asia-Pacific appeared first on Internet Society.
To increase awareness of the benefits of peering, and to encourage the development of more IXPs in Central Asia, we ran a series of online peering events during 2021. The post Strengthening the Internet Exchange Point Space in Central Asia appeared first on Internet Society.
We created a tailor-made course to train young Ethiopians on how to set up and manage networks efficiently. The post In Ethiopia: Upgrading Youth Skills to Advance the Digital Economy appeared first on Internet Society.