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.

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Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal
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Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal

NAPAfrica wants to make the Internet more accessible across the continent. Here's how it's been playing a pivotal role in improving Africa’s Internet access ...
New MANRS Routing Security Primers for Decision-makers
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New MANRS Routing Security Primers for Decision-makers

As a policymaker or executive, do you worry about your data getting stolen or intercepted? Or your website suffering an attack? Or your services being shut down? Today on the ...
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Passing the Torch to the next Internet Society Board Chair

In the 2016 Internet Society AGM (Annual General Meeting), I was elected Chair of the Board by the trustees of the Internet Society. I have had the honor and the ...
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The Week in Internet News: Spyware Targets Human Rights Activists, Journalists

Military-grade spyware from Israeli company NSO Group has been used to spy on journalists, human rights activists, and business leaders, according to an investigation from the Washington Post and media ...
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The Week in Internet News: U.S. Health Official Warns of COVID Misinformation Online

The U.S. surgeon general, the nation’s top public health spokesman, is calling on social media outlets to crack down on misinformation about COVID-19 and the safety of vaccines, The New ...
Encryption: A Building Block of a Trustworthy Internet
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Encryption: A Building Block of a Trustworthy Internet

At the Internet Society, we’re committed to building a bigger and stronger Internet. To make sure it remains open, globally connected, secure, and trustworthy, we connect the right people to ...
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The Week in Internet News: Trump Sues Social Media Giants

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has filed a lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for being kicked off the social media outlets for violating their terms of service, the Washington ...
How Working ‘The Internet Way’ Helped the Middle East and North Africa Score Social and Economic Benefits
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How Working ‘The Internet Way’ Helped the Middle East and North Africa Score Social and Economic Benefits

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), some countries have responded to the challenges of the global pandemic by enacting policy changes, like temporarily lifting VoIP bans so citizens ...