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  • Notes from Madagascar: What It’s Like to Be Affected by the Digital Divide 02/12/2021
    How can a country with high Internet speeds and comparatively low prices be impacted by the digital divide? The post Notes from Madagascar: What It’s Like to Be Affected by the Digital Divide appeared first on Internet Society.
  • Nominations Now Open for 2022 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections 29/11/2021
    The Internet Society’s Nominations Committee is now inviting nominations for candidates to serve on the Internet Society Board of Trustees. If you or someone you know has the interest and qualifications to help guide the future of the Internet Society please consider submitting a nomination. The Internet Society’s by-laws specify that a total of four […]
  • Nominations Now Open for 2022 Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors 18/11/2021
    The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is the non-profit operator of the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG domains. PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for more than 15 years with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves […]
  • A New Tool to Measure Internet Resilience—Why It Matters 16/11/2021
    The COVID-19 pandemic has made clear that the Internet plays a critical role in society, and it’s underlined the importance of reliable Internet connectivity for everyone. It’s also highlighted a stark reality. Not all countries are on a level playing field with a resilient Internet infrastructure—one that maintains an acceptable level of service in the […]
  • Developing Talent for the Digital Revolution 12/11/2021
    More than 4,000 people have taken the NetOps course so far – and next year we're launching NetOps 2.0 to take it even further. The post Developing Talent for the Digital Revolution appeared first on Internet Society.
  • Creating Affordable Internet Access with the Help of the Early Career Fellowship 11/11/2021
    One of our Early Career Fellows shares his experience of the Fellowship, and his plans to buil a community network. The post Creating Affordable Internet Access with the Help of the Early Career Fellowship appeared first on Internet Society.
  • Dera Brings the Internet to Farmers in Pakistan, Narrowing the Rural-Urban Divide 09/11/2021
    Read about how a vibrant community, led by young boys, built Digital Dera, Pakistan's first Digital Agriculture Community Network. The post Dera Brings the Internet to Farmers in Pakistan, Narrowing the Rural-Urban Divide appeared first on Internet Society.
  • Internet Impact Briefs – A New Way to Assess How Policies May Affect the Internet (and How You Can Create One) 08/11/2021
    There are plenty of things that keep us up at night. From Internet shutdowns, to laws that would poke holes in our strongest digital security shields, and proposals that would turn the Internet into islands… governments and businesses are increasingly making decisions that could harm the Internet – and often without even realizing it. How […]
  • NIS2 – Security, Resiliency, and DNS server infrastructure 05/11/2021
    Right now, the European Union is developing their second Network and Information Security directive (NIS2) and I am concerned about the language used to describe the domain name system (DNS) – and the negative effects the legislation will have on the security and resiliency of the DNS. At the current time, there are three different […]
  • Global Encryption Day – A Worldwide Success! 04/11/2021
    More than 70 events were held worldwide, and 168 organizations signed the Global Encryption Day Statement to reject efforts to undermine encryption. The post Global Encryption Day – A Worldwide Success! appeared first on Internet Society.