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5th Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit Will Be Held Virtually October 12-15

Community Networks

Top Cops Pick the Midst of an International Spying Scandal To Demand Encryption Curbs


Top Cops Choose Amid International Espionage Scandal To Demand Encryption Restrictions

Editor 99

India’s Sandes takes on WhatsApp, citing security and misinformation concerns

Tech Wire India

India vs WhatsApp: a battle of messaging app security


The EU’s Push to Regulate ‘Big Tech’ Platforms Is Already Getting Messy


Vint Cerf’s Interplanetary ambitions

Data Center Dynamics

101: Why BGP Hijacking Just Won’t Die

Dark Reading

UNESCO And The Internet Society Announce Strategic Partnership To Advance Universality Of The Internet

India Education Diary

Internet Society Announces Recipients of $1M in Grant Funding

Inside Towers

Akamai outage is latest warning about Internet dependency

Light Reading

CDN outages like Akamai’s point to deeper problems

Data Center Dynamics

Hong Kong constitutional affairs minister defends anti-doxxing bill’s ‘reasonable balance’ as another group warns of potential for misuse


EPIC Grant Winners Include Municipal Networks and Community Connectivity Solutions

Community Networks

Senior Executive Leadership Team

Andrew Sullivan
Andrew Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jane Coffin

Senior Vice President, Internet Growth

Joe Hall head shot
Joseph Lorenzo Hall

Senior Vice President, Strong Internet

Rinalia Abdul Rahim
Rinalia Abdul Rahim

Senior Vice President, Strategy, Communications and Engagement

Sally Shipman Wentworth

Senior Vice President, Project Staff

Sandy Spector

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Business Operations

Leading image: Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt interviewing Godfrey Chimbwanda (53), District Schools Inspector, in Murambinda, Zimbabwe on 24 May 2018. © Internet Society / Nyani Quarmyne / Panos Pictures