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  • Today, the Internet Society hosted a special Community Forum, “Youth on the Internet.” Hundreds of participants from across 6 continents joined the conversation to share their views on what the Internet means to them.A special thanks to our Next Generation Leaders who were panellists - Evelyn Namara (Uganda), Veronica Arroyo (Peru), Yuza Setiawan (Indonesia) for a vibrant discussion on topics such as how young people can address privacy and security concerns, and how the Internet can help close the gender gap.We also launched the new "25 Under 25” initiative. In celebration of the Internet...
    Date published 16 March 2017
  • Do you know someone who has played a significant role in the development and advancement of the open, global Internet?  Organizations and individuals from around the world are invited to submit nominations to the Internet Hall of Fame.2017 marks a significant milestone for the Internet Society as we celebrate 25 years of dedication to an open, secure Internet that benefits all people throughout the world.  The Internet has come a long way since its earliest days, and the Internet Hall of Fame honors a select group of visionaries and innovators who were instrumental in the Internet’s...
    Date published 01 February 2017
  • As a global organization with trustees, employees, chapters and members all over the world, we are deeply troubled by actions taken by the U.S. on Friday that placed immediate and unprecedented bans on entry to the United States of citizens and refugees of seven majority-Muslim countries. Not only will the purported bans place an unwarranted burden on people in our organization, it is an anathema to the Internet Society whose values rest firmly on a commitment to an open, globally connected community dedicated to the open, global Internet. We are encouraged by the countries who have rejected...
    Date published 30 January 2017
  • Happy New Year!  Along with the excitement and expectations each new year brings, 2017 marks a significant milestone for the Internet Society. This year, we celebrate 25 years of dedication to an open, secure Internet that benefits all people throughout the world.We all know how far the Internet has come since the early 1990’s, but today our work has never been more important. As the Internet ecosystem becomes increasingly complex, so too do the issues it faces. We have an important role to play in highlighting the challenges that need attention and in mapping out a path forward to...
    Date published 06 January 2017
  • Do you know someone passionate about the open Internet who would be interested in guiding the future of the Internet Society? Are you that person? In support of the organization’s mission, the ISOC Board of Trustees provides strategic direction, oversight, inspiration, support and advice. In consultation with the CEO, the board sets up strategic goals for the organization and helps devise a high-level action plan to reach them.Four seats on the board become available every year. The number for each community changes annually to maintain the board’s balance. In this year’s cycle:2 will be...
    Date published 12 December 2016