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Important DTNWG Meeting Coming Up

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WEBCAST OCT 3-4 – Columbia Global Freedom of Expression ‘Regulating the Online Public Sphere’ conference #OnlinePublicSphere2022 @ColumbiaGFoE @justitiaorg @SpeechFuture #netfreedom

On October 3 & 4 2022, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression (GFoE) and Justitia present the ‘Regulating the Online Public Sphere: From Decentralized Networks to Public Regulation‘ Conference. On the first day, speakers will discuss new models of decentralized networks and, on the second day, the different regional approaches to public and private regulation of […]

Counting the Cost of Internet Outages in Lebanon

Internet service interruptions in Lebanon are increasing in frequency and becoming the norm. Access via landlines and mobile data is affected across all regions in the country. The argument used to justify these outages is power cuts at local transmission stations. At the Internet Society Lebanon Chapter, we estimate that the direct and indirect costs […]

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2022 STINT WORKSHOPS COMING SOON

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-stacked .elementor-drop-cap{background-color:#818a91;color:#fff}.elementor-widget-text-editor.elementor-drop-cap-view-framed .elementor-drop-cap{color:#818a91;border:3px solid;background-color:transparent}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap{margin-top:8px}.elementor-widget-text-editor:not(.elementor-drop-cap-view-default) .elementor-drop-cap-letter{width:1em;height:1em}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap{float:left;text-align:center;line-height:1;font-size:50px}.elementor-widget-text-editor .elementor-drop-cap-letter{display:inline-block} The 2022 Space Terrestrial Internetworking (STINT) Workshops will commence soon (12-October through 14-October). This year’s STINT has an especially full agenda of papers and presentations, including a keynote address on IPNSIG activities by our President, Kaneko. More details at https://www.stintworkshops.org/.   […]

Internet Society: US San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

Board Candidates Elections 2023-25 Term

We’re hosting our annual board elections next month and are opening the call for applications! There are up to 5 seats open, with several current board members running and room for several new faces. Applications can be submitted here by Oct 10th 2022. Call for Applications The Internet Society engages in a wide range of […]

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Nominations Open for MANRS Steering Committee

Nominations for three seats on the MANRS Steering Committee are now open! The nomination period continues until 28 October 2022, 23:59 UTC. Seats currently held by Melchior Aelmans, Jeff Tantsura, and Tony Tauber are available. Members of the Steering Committee may serve for a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms, and all three incumbent members […]

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WEBCAST OCT 6 – Reawakening Digital Trade: Diverse Stakeholder Considerations Around The Future of the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework

On Thursday October 6, 2022, at 10:30-12:00 EDT (14:30-16:00 UTC) i2Coalition and eco, along with partners Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society and the Inclusive Tech Policy Initiative at American University, host a roundtable ‘Reawakening Digital Trade: Diverse Stakeholder Considerations Around The Future of the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework‘. This is the first of […]

Côte D’Ivoire Secures DNS

We wrote earlier this year about Rwanda joining the ranks of fully DNSSEC capable domains and now we can report that they have been followed by the Côte d’Ivoire ccTLD, .ci. The .ci ccTLD is managed by the Côte d’Ivoire Network Information Centre. It’s been a few years since ICANN helped to provide DNSSEC deployment workshops for […]

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Sanctions Can Deny Internet Access When People Need It Most

Two days after Iran shut down the Internet for millions of citizens amidst protests against the killing of Mahsa Amini, the United States eased existing sanctions on Iran to “expand the range of Internet services available to Iranians”. While it may seem counter-intuitive, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s action recognized something important: sanctions can […]

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היערכות הרשתות החברתיות לקראת בחירות מדינתיות ברחבי העולם: סקירה מתעדכנת

ההתפתחות הטכנולוגית הובילה לכך שרשתות חברתיות מהוות במה לכל אדם אשר מעוניין להפיץ את משנתו, או לקבל מידע בכל נושא שהוא. בהתאם לכך, לרשתות חברתיות השפעה רבה על בחירות במדינות דמוקרטיות. מצד אחד, רשתות יכולות לספק מידע למצביעים מתלבטים על ידי מתן גישה פשוטה למסרים של המתמודדים ועל ידי אספקת מידע פרוצדוראלי אודות הליך הבחירות, […]

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Jan Gruntorád, the Father of the Czech Internet

It’s no mean feat to be considered the progenitor of anything, much less the person to bring revolutionary technology to an entire country. Jan Gruntorád, proud papa and grandfather, has also been called the “father of the Czech Internet.” He takes as much pride in this moniker as he does his actual progeny. “In the […]

A11YSIG WEBINAR OCT 6 – Introduction to screenreader.app

You are invited to an Accessibility SIG webinar ‘Introduction to screenreader.app‘ on Thursday October 6 2022 at 11:00 UTC. The free ScreenReader app, developed by Abra and available to download at https://screenreader.app, can be used to learn how to use VoiceOver and TalkBack. Initiated during a COVID lockdown to help visually impaired people to digitally […]

Multiple Internet Disruptions Observed in Iran

Over the past week we have observed multiple incidents of artificial Internet limitations in Iran. These incidents are reported to be connected to local unrest. We collect data and analysis on Internet shutdown events occurring around the world, and look at the economic and human impact of these actions. Timeline Regional shutdown On 19 September, […]

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WEBCAST SEP 26 – From the Ground Up: Broadband Mapping By and For Communities #broadbandmapping @FCC @MeasurementLab @okstate @calfund @VADHCD @MarconiSociety @DustinRLoup #ccpfinancing

On Monday September 26 2022 at 3-4:15pm EDT (19:00-20:15 UTC) the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society and the National Broadband Mapping Coalition host a panel ‘From the Ground Up: Broadband Mapping By and For Communities‘. United States communities and states are collecting data on local broadband availability as the Federal Communications Commission rolls out […]

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October IPNSIG Academy Webinar

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יישוב מחלוקות: ticketmaster.co.il

פאנליסטית יחידה – עו"ד עדי ברקן-לב ההחלטה ניתנה ביום 23.8.2022. העותרת, חברת טיקטמאסטר ישראל בע"מ, הגישה עתירה להעברת הזכויות בשם המתחם ticketmaster.co.il ("שם המתחם"), שהמשיב הוא המחזיק בו. עיקר טענות העותרת והמשיב העותרת היא חברה ישראלית לרכישת כרטיסים להופעות ואירועים, הפועלת תחת חסותה של חברת Ticketmaster האמריקאית. המשיב רשם את שם המתחם בשנת 2000 ואינו […]

Internet Society: Kyrgyzstan Chapter

Online webinar: “Digital tourism”

Online webinar: “Digital tourism” Date: September 30 Time: 16:00 Join Zoom at the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82618182643?pwd=dEtJU0JabStkRURCODh3R1NDV1JPdz09 Youtube: https://youtu.be/zVZ5EVlv8xg Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1JkV1QnD1 On vacation or on a business trip, travelers are increasingly turning to digital tourism. We have been booking online tours for a long time, booking tickets and transfers in applications. However, this is only a […]

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Онлайн-вебинар: «Цифровой туризм»

Онлайн-вебинар: «Цифровой туризм» Дата: 30 сентября Время: 16:00 Подлючение Zoom по следующей ссылке:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82618182643?pwd=dEtJU0JabStkRURCODh3R1NDV1JPdz09 Онлайн трансляция: Youtube: https://youtu.be/zVZ5EVlv8xg Facebook: https://fb.me/e/1JkV1QnD1 В отпуске или в командировке путешественники все чаще обращаются к цифровому туризму. Мы уже давно бронируем онлайн туры, бронируем билеты и трансферы в приложениях. Однако это лишь малая часть цифровых возможностей – возможностей для туристов. […]

Internet Society: Guatemala Chapter

Como protegerte del Ransomware

Hoy en día, estar informado es una de las mejores formas de poder hacer frente a las amenazas y riesgos a los que estamos expuestos, principalmente cuando usamos cualquier dispositivo que este conectado a Internet (previsión que le dicen) las cual siempre será más barata y accesible que cuando ya es demasiado tarde. Primero definamos […]

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Возможности для девушек в науке и инновации

Наука и инновации отражают людей, которые этим занимаются. Миру нужны наука и инновации, а науке и инновациям нужны женщины и девушки. Сегодня только 30 процентов исследователей во всем мире составляют женщины. Недавние исследования показали, что женщины, работающие в сфере науки и инноваций, недопредставлены, получают меньшую оплату за исследования и не продвигаются на руководящие должности. Считается, […]

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Community Networks – Contest

Contest – Community Networks “The Kyrgyz branch of the Internet Society” has been working for the last few years on the project of connecting the villages that were not connected to the Internet. As part of this, he provided Internet connection to Suusamyr village in Chui region and Zardali village in Batken region. “Kyrgyz branch […]

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Community Networks — Contest

Contest — Community Networks «The Kyrgyz branch of the Internet Society» has been working for the last few years on the project of connecting the villages that were not connected to the Internet. As part of this, he provided Internet connection to Suusamyr village in Chui region and Zardali village in Batken region. «Kyrgyz branch […]