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La Semana en Internet News: Biden advierte a Putin sobre algunos ciberataques

Zona prohibida: El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, dijo al presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, que algunos tipos de ciberataques están prohibidos durante una reunión en la cumbre del G7 celebrada recientemente en Suiza, informa Reuters. Los ataques destructivos de los piratas informáticos rusos contra las infraestructuras críticas de Estados Unidos deben terminar, dijo Biden. […]

Internet Society: Portugal Chapter

Gigantes da Internet levados a tribunal

O Conselho para as Liberdades Cívicas Irlandês colocou em tribunal as empresas Google, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, Verizon, AT&T e o conjunto da indústria da publicidade na Internet, devido à forma como implementam o rastreamento dos utilizadores.

Internet Society: Panama Chapter

Conversatorio 29 de junio de 2021: Intercambio de experiencias y desafíos de las Redes Comunitarias Inalámbricas en Panamá y LAC

El martes 29 de junio de 2021, ISOC Panamá realizará un Encuentro Regional de Redes Comunitarias, titulado “Conversatorio: Intercambio de experiencias y desafíos de las Redes Comunitarias Inalámbricas en Panamá, Latinoamérica y El Caribe”, sobre el rol de las comunidades, tecnología, regulación, educación, financiación y sostenibilidad, como clave del éxito.  Este webinar conversatorio se efectuará […]

Internet Society: Ghana Chapter

COMMUNITY AND INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT: THE CASE OF GHANA

BY: Theorose Elikplim Dzineku, Ghana.Infrastructure has been a key contributing factor in Ghana’s development. Over the years, the educational system has been crippled with the lack of infrastructure; unfunctional computers in school laboratories. Community infrastructure as quoted in the PDNA guideline volume B as largely referring to small scale basic structures, technical facilities and systems […]

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WEBCAST THURS – The State of #BroadbandMapping in the United States @NextCentCit @ISOC_NA @NEB_PSC @meritnetwork @FranOchillo @km_dewit @PewStates @MarconiSociety @Ali_Christopher @me_buell #ShowMeYourMaps

On Wednesday June 23 2021 from 2:00-3:30pm EDT (18:00-19:30 UTC) Next Century Cities and the Internet Society host a webinar ‘The State of Broadband Mapping in the United States‘, continuing NCC’s #ShowMeYourMaps effort. Broadband advocates will share state, regional, and federal broadband mapping challenges and solutions. Attendees will also hear from local leaders working to […]

Internet Society: Israel Chapter

משתמשים בפיצ'ר של וואטסאפ ליצירת קישור להצטרפות לקבוצות? כמה כללים חשובים שכדאי שתכירו

מנהלי קהילות רבים משתמשים בפיצ’ר של וואטסאפ ליצירת קישור להצטרפות לקבוצות ומזמינים באמצעותו את חברי הקהילה שלהם להצטרף. אלא שללא שמירה על מספר כללים, הם מעמידים בסיכון את חברי הקהילה שלהם שהצטרפו לקבוצה.  בידיעה זו ננסה להבין מה הסיכונים ומה מנהלי הקהילות יכולים לעשות כדי למזער את הסיכונים. הסיכונים בקבוצות הפתוחות קבוצות יישוביות או שכונתיות, […]

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WEBCAST THURS: @IPNSIG Webinar – Communicating over Extreme Distances

On Thursday, June 24th, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 EDT (14:00-15:00 UTC) the InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG) hosts a webinar ‘Communicating over Extreme Distances‘. Dr. Don Boroson from MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory will present some of the challenges involved in interstellar space communications. These include improvements in laser communication signal gain, signal aiming, and electronic component […]

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Communicating over Extreme Distances– Speaker Bio

Dr. Don M. Boroson is a Laboratory Fellow in the Communication Systems Division of MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He has had a long career there with a focus, since the mid-1980s, on space-based laser communications systems.  He has experience in many facets of this exciting field, from mathematical analyses of phenomena and system performance, to invention […]

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Member News: Somalia Chapter Focuses on Internet Education

Paying by phone: The Somalia chapter of the Internet Society is focusing on educating Internet users, particularly young people, about mobile payments. The chapter is working with technology stakeholders to improve digital literacy. The chapter notes that 70 percent of adults in Somalia use mobile money services regularly, and more than two thirds of payments […]

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WEBCAST HOY: Desafios para una Internet sostenible en Pandemia #Economia #TransformacionDigital @isoc_ar @matiascto @UniversidadC @olgacavalli Juan Pablo Miguel @anacisne1 @PedroButtazzoni

El jueves 17 de junio de 2021 a las 19:00 ART (22:00 UTC) la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales de la Universidad Católica de Cuyo, con el apoyo de ISOC Capítulo Argentina, presenta un webinar ‘Desafios para una Internet sostenible en Pandemia‘. Este es el curso primer espacio preparatorio del Diplomado en Economía y […]

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Zambia Needs the Internet More than Ever

My country, Zambia, has more than 18 million people. Our new Internet Society chapter wants all of them to be online. Why? Because we need the Internet now more than ever. Globally, UNICEF and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) estimate that 1.3 billion children between the ages of 3 and 17 – or two thirds […]

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Register for Upcoming Webinar: Communicating over Extreme Distances

  On Thursday, June 24th, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 EDT (14:00-15:00 UTC) the InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG) hosts a webinar ‘Communicating over Extreme Distances’. Dr. Don Boroson from MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory will present some of the challenges involved in interstellar space communications. These include improvements in laser communication signal gain, signal aiming, and electronic […]

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Internet Society Announces Recipients of $1M in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in Alabama, Florida and North Carolina

The Internet Society today announced that five recipients will share $1 million in grant funding to expand broadband access in their communities as part of the Truist Expanding Potential in Communities (EPIC) Grant. The post Internet Society Announces Recipients of $1M in Grant Funding to Expand Internet Access to Underserved Communities in Alabama, Florida and […]

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WEBCAST MARDI: Utilisation d’un registre IRR pour documenter votre politique de routage @cmN0G @mhonlue @Isoc_Cameroon @ongolaboy #RoutingSecurity #cmNOGwebinar10 #StrongInternet

Le mardi 22 juin 2021 à 16h00-17h00 WAT (15h00-16h00 UTC), l’Internet Society Cameroon Chapter en partenariat avec cmNOG présente un webinaire « Utilisation d’un registre IRR pour documenter votre politique de routage ». Il s’agit the 2e d’une série de 5 webinaires bimensuels sur la sécurité du routage, et le 10e de la série de […]

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WEBCAST JUNE 23 – Present Trends and Visions of the Future: An IGF-USA Preview Event #igfusa2021 #igfusa @pewresearch @ImagineInternet @lrainie @ClemStrategy @DustinRLoup

On Wednesday June 23 2021 at 3:30-5:30pm EDT (19:30-21:30 UTC) the Internet Governance Forum USA will hold ‘Present Trends and Visions of the Future: An IGF-USA Preview Event‘. To understand what our increasingly tech-driven future might look like in 2025, Pew and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center canvassed experts in technology, communications and social […]

Internet Society: Ghana Chapter

INTRODUCING MTN NEW PLATFORMS TO SUPPORT GHANA’S DIGITIZATION (WEBINAR

DATE: 15TH JUNE 2021. TIME: 14:00PMMODERATOR: Mr Charles Nii Ayiku Ayiku (Lecturer, Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Studies. Accra/ Former Executive Council Member, ISOC – Ghana KEY SPEAKER:• Mr Dario Bianchi (Digital Transformation Lead, MTN)SPECIAL GUEST:• Mr Eric Akumiah (Former President, ISOC – Ghana) OBJECTIVE OF THE SESSION: THE OBJECTIVE WAS TO INTRODUCE AND […]

Internet Society: Portugal Chapter

O Firewall Chinês está a tornar-se global

Durante décadas o “grande firewall” Chinês bloqueou o acesso dos chineses a certas informações produzidas fora da China. No entanto, a influência do mecanismo de censura interna está agora a tentar chegar a órgãos de comunicação estrangeiros, e à medida que a sua influência económica da China crescer, maiores serão as pressões exercidas.

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Successful Strategies for Building and Growing IXPs

Insights from a comparative study launched today To bring faster, affordable, and resilient connectivity to people, local Internet stakeholders often turn to Internet exchange points (IXPs). They’re a critical digital infrastructure where networks come together to connect and exchange Internet traffic. IXPs help keep domestic Internet traffic local, reducing transit costs, lag time, and providing […]

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WEBCAST TODAY – Importance of Open Standards and Securing Webservers #OSE @ISOCUg @ISOC_Africa @isocngchapter #isocfundamentals #stronginterne

On Tuesday June 15 2021 at 15:00 EAT (12:00 UTC) the Internet Society Uganda Chapter (ISOC UG) hosts a webinar ‘Importance of Open Standards and Securing Webservers‘ based on the ISOC Fundamentals 2021. SPEAKERS Ibrahim Ola Garba, ISOC Nigeria Chapter Allan Magezi, ISOC Uganda Chapter MODERATOR David O. Akinwamide, ISOC Nigeria Chapter LIVESTREAM http://livestream.com/internetsociety/africa-ose PARTICIPATE […]

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La Semana en Internet News: Twitter borra un tuit y Nigeria prohíbe toda la plataforma

Se acabaron los tuits: Después de que Twitter eliminara un tuit del presidente nigeriano Muhammadu Buhari, el gobierno federal de ese país prohibió la plataforma, al menos temporalmente, debido al «uso persistente de la plataforma para actividades capaces de socavar la existencia corporativa de Nigeria», informa DW.com. Algunos nigerianos tuitean de todos modos, pero se […]

Internet Society: Pacific Islands Chapter

Plans for hosting of the IGF 2021 Meeting

At the center of Internet Governance, stands the principle of safe, secure and open Internet and web. The internet has revolutionized the world like nothing before. The invention of the Internet and Web sets a stage to affirm reality of opportunities and challenges particularly for the Pacific and small island developing states. In these turbulent […]

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Pacific IGF 2021

Sub-regional IGFAt the center of Internet Governance, stands the principle of safe, secure and open Internet and web. The internet has revolutionized the world like nothing before. The invention of the Internet and Web sets a stage to affirm reality of opportunities and challenges particularly for the Pacific and small island developing states. In these […]

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La semaine des nouvelles sur Internet : Twitter supprime un tweet, le Nigeria interdit toute la plateforme

Plus de tweets : après que Twitter a supprimé un tweet du président nigérian Muhammadu Buhari, le gouvernement fédéral nigérian a interdit la plateforme, du moins temporairement, en raison de « l’utilisation persistante de la plateforme pour des activités susceptibles de porter atteinte à l’existence du Nigeria », rapporte DW.com. Certains Nigérians tweetent quand même, mais ils […]