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WEBCAST FEB 28 – MAR 1 – 2024 North American School on Internet Governance (NASIG 2024)

On February 28-March 1 2024 the North American School on Internet Governance (NASIG 2024) convenes in San Juan, Puerto Rico, with the theme ‘Confronting Truth, Trust, and Hope in Internet Governance‘ PROGRAM (all times AST = UTC-4) https://nasig2024.northamericansig.org/program FEBRUARY 28, 2024 Day 1 – Focus: Truth 08:45 Welcome Messages Eduardo Díaz, Chair, NASIG 2024 Gladys […]

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WEBCAST MAR 6 – Mapping Humanitarian Tech: exposing protection gaps in digital transformation programmes

On Wednesday March 6, 2024, at 11:00-12:00 EST (16:00-17:00 UTC) the Internet Society Washington DC Chapter (ISOC-DC) and the Internet Society New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) present a webinar on Access Now’s new report ‘Mapping Humanitarian Tech: exposing protection gaps in digital transformation programmes‘. People experiencing vulnerability as a consequence of conflict and violence often rely […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Build a Community Network

Accessing the Internet isn’t just challenging in many rural, remote, and low-income urban areas—it’s a significant hurdle. The digital divide looms large, it has many causes, and it affects people from diverse backgrounds all over the world.   Some impacted are from Indigenous communities that have been neglected due to lack of business interest, like in […]

Comments of the Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee on Ofcom’s

9 November 2023 Consultation: Protecting People from Illegal Harms Online Submitted 23 February 2024 via email to Ofcom at IHconsultation@ofcom.org.uk These non-confidential comments are submitted on behalf of the Global Encryption Coalition’sSteering Committee, which consists of the Center for Democracy & Technology, Global Partners Digital, the Internet Freedom Foundation, the Internet Society, and the Mozilla […]

Experts Letter on Investigatory Powers Act Amendment

5 February 2024 Dear Home Secretary,We, the undersigned, write to express our concerns over the proposed changes to the UK’s Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) notices regime. We write as individuals in our personal capacities who have devoted their careers and lives to building a safer, more reliable, and more inclusive Internet.We are particularly concerned about […]

Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee Statement on the ECtHR Court Ruling on Encryption in Podchasov v. Russia

Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee Statement on the ECtHR Court Ruling on Encryption in Podchasov v. Russia The Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee (GEC-SC)* welcomes the recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in the case of Podchasov v. Russia, which unequivocally reaffirms the position that mandatory requirements imposed by governments to […]

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WEBCAST FEB 22 – 2024 Spectrum Sovereignty Summit

On Thursday February 22 2024 at 10am-4pm EST (15:00-21:00 UTC) the Indigenous Connectivity Institute hosts the 2024 Spectrum Sovereignty Summit in Ottawa, Canada. The Summit’s purpose is to raise voices to continue to advocate for the rights of Indigenous peoples and First Nations communities in spectrum regulation in Canada. The Summit follows the Canadian government’s […]

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Delavnica na temo: Kako registrirati nejavne, osebne domene, v sklopu organizacije NCSG

Spremembe pri ICANN-u, registracija nejavnih domen ICANN je uvedel uradni sistem za dostop do informacij o registraciji nejavnih domenskih imen, znan kot storitev za zahteve po registracijskih podatkih ali RDRS. Čeprav so med ustvarjanjem RDRS potekala posvetovanja z več deležniki, ostaja veliko vprašanj, med drugim tudi, kako sistem dejansko deluje, vzpostavljeni mehanizmi za spremljanje in […]

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WEBCAST FEB 22 – Youth IGF EU

On Thursday February 22, 2024 from 12:00-2:00pm CET (11:00-13:00 UTC) the first Youth IGF EU will be convened at the European Parliament in Brussels. Born from the outcomes of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2023 Open Forum event co-organised by the EU Delegation to the IGF and the Youth IGF, and the growing number of […]

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WEBCAST FEB 21- NCSG Special Event – RDRS: What is it and who the [bleep] is getting my personal domain name registration data and when? (Part 1)

On Wednesday, 21 February 2024, at 15:00-16:00 UTC, the Noncommercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) hosts a special event ‘RDRS: What is it and who the [bleep] is getting my personal domain name registration data and when? (Part 1)‘. In November 2023, ICANN launched the official system for access to non-public domain name registration information, known as […]

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WEBCAST Feb 28 – A11yNYC – What’s on the Horizon in Legal Space with Digital Accessibility and WCAG 2.2? – Thomas Logan

On Tuesday February 27, 2024 at 7:30pm-8:30pm EST (00:30-01:30 UTC) the Accessibility NYC Meetup (A11yNYC) hosts a meetup ‘What’s on the Horizon in Legal Space with Digital Accessibility and WCAG 2.2?‘. Thomas Logan, owner of Equal Entry, and Ken Nakata have a podcast called A11yInsights. In every episode, they look at a legal case, a […]

Internet Society: Netherlands Chapter

Samen Sterker: ISOC NL’s Aanwezigheid bij Belangrijke Rechtszaak

Afgelopen donderdag, 8 februari 2024, markeerde een belangrijke dag in de strijd voor online privacy en gegevensbescherming in Nederland. Internet Society Nederland (ISOC NL) was prominent aanwezig bij de mondelinge behandeling van het hoger beroep in de collectieve actie die The Privacy Collective heeft aangespannen tegen Salesforce en Oracle. Deze rechtszaak, die draait om de […]

Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee Statement on Proposed Revisions to the UK’s Investigatory Powers Act

The Center for Democracy & Technology, Global Partners Digital, the Internet Freedom Foundation, the Internet Society, and Mozilla, constituting members of the Global Encryption Coalition’s Steering Committee, issued the following statement regarding proposed revisions to the UK’s Investigatory Powers Act.  On 8 November 2023 the first reading of the Investigatory Powers (Amendment) Bill was held […]

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MANRS Community Report 2023: 10 Years On, Still Growing Strong

In its tenth year, Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) continued to grow past 1,000 participants, engaged in more than 50 community events, and strengthened its future through a five-year partnership between Internet Society and the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), which includes GCA taking on the MANRS secretariat and operation functions. Click to enlarge […]

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The visually impaired can live a more comfortable life thanks to “Anahit,” a voice assistant who speaks Armenian.

The Armenian-speaking voice assistant “Anahit” can turn on and off lights and other electrical devices, as well as comprehend and carry out a variety of directions supplied in Armenian. It…The visually impaired can live a more comfortable life thanks to “Anahit,” a voice assistant who speaks Armenian. The post The visually impaired can live a […]

Internet Society: Serbia Belgrade Chapter

Prvi klimerko uređaji u Severnoj Makedoniji

Održana Klimerko radionica u Strugi Klimerko mreža počinje da se širi i na susednu Severnu Makedoniju. U Strugi je, u organizaciji Izvidničkog odreda „Krste Jon“ iz Struge, organizovana klimerko radionica sa učenicima srednje elektrotehničke škole „Niko Nestor“ – Struga. Predstavnik Internet društva Srbije Božidar Tanasković je, zajedno sa profesorom Nikolom Kodzomanom, pokazao učenicima kako se […]

Internet Society: Norway Chapter

ÅRSMØTE I ISOC NORGE

Årsmøte 13. mars 2024 på Rebel. Saker til årsmøtet må sendes til ISOC Norge innen 12. februar 2024.Sosial samvær etter årsmøtet på Skråplanet. The post ÅRSMØTE I ISOC NORGE appeared first on ISOC Norge.