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Italy Celebrates Internet Anniversary
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About Internet Society 29 April 2021

Italy Celebrates Internet Anniversary

On 30 April, the Internet Society Italy Chapter is scheduled to celebrate a major anniversary, marking 35 years since...

A Digital Dystopia: How Calls for Backdoors to Encryption Would Ruin the Internet for Everyone
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Encryption 27 April 2021

A Digital Dystopia: How Calls for Backdoors to Encryption Would Ruin the Internet for Everyone

A little over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, our reliance on private, safe, and secure communication has become...

Priti Patel warns Facebook’s encryption plans are ‘jeopardising child protection’
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In the News 19 April 2021

Priti Patel warns Facebook’s encryption plans are ‘jeopardising child protection’

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Don’t Poke Holes in Our Digital Security Shield
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Encryption 13 April 2021

Don’t Poke Holes in Our Digital Security Shield

In only a few days the European Union will close the doors on our chance to provide feedback on...

Finally! Local Traffic Remained Local
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Infrastructure and Community Development 13 April 2021

Finally! Local Traffic Remained Local

During a recent broadcast of an Italian Series A Championship football match, something extraordinary was happening behind the scenes....

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Connecting Communities Is a Marathon, Not a Race
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Community Networks 7 April 2021

Sarantaporo.gr Community Network: Connecting Communities Is a Marathon, Not a Race

Last week we shared the story of how the Sarantaporo.gr Community Network worked with the community of Sykea to...

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With 28 active Chapters in the region, the European Bureau hosts 21% of the global Internet Society Chapters. Our chapters from all parts of Europe, coming from diverse and multicultural backgrounds, support and contribute to our principles and mission through educational activities, community and public policy programs and events. (as of December 2020)