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Register for the 5th Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

In its second year as a virtual event, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit will take place on 12-15 October 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that those who lack connectivity face the effects of starker inequalities. Millions of people across Canada and the United States still can’t take advantage of the benefits of a fast, affordable, and reliable Internet connection. Indigenous communities disproportionately suffer from the negative impact of this digital

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A Partnership to Advance Digital Rights and Internet Development in Africa
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A Partnership to Advance Digital Rights and Internet Development in Africa

The Internet Society and CIPESA have commited to work together for an open, secure, and trustworthy Internet for Africa ...
Panorama view from above on Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Register for the 5th Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

In its second year as a virtual event, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit will take place on 12-15 October 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that those who lack connectivity face ...
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The Week in Internet News: Iran Plans “Blanket Ban” of International Internet Services

A locked-down Internet in Iran; Private pictures; More app choices; Returning the booty; Closing the divide ...
Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point
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Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point

A new Internet exchange point will launch in Georgia in September. We look at the motivations for developing the IXP and plans for the future ...
Member News: Israel Chapter Pushes for Better Internet Access
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Member News: Israel Chapter Pushes for Better Internet Access

The Internet Society's Israel Chapter has reached out to the Israeli government about a number of issues affecting the country's broadband service. Commenting on a plan by telecom provider Bezeq ...
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The Week in Internet News: Apple Plans to Scan U.S. iPhone Photos

Concerns over scanning iPhone photos; No more Zoombombing; Banning Chinese hardware; Breaking the language barrier: More U.S. broadband funding ...
Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Find out how Brazil's marginalized communities have created community networks to connect to the world and to each other ...
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The Week in Internet News: Biden Looks for Ways to Restore Internet in Cuba

Restoring Internet in Cuba; U.S. community broadband networks; no to spyware; encryption problems in Ukraine ...