[Washington, D.C. – May 24, 2016] – The Internet Society made a statement today in support of the timely transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions to the global Internet community.
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The elections concluded on 20 April. The challenge period (for appeals) was opened on 25 April and closed on 2 May at 15:00 UTC. No challenges were filed.
[Washington, D.C.] The Internet Society today announced that it has appointed Mark Buell to the role of Regional Bureau Director for North America. In this role starting May 2, he will be responsible for building awareness of the Internet Society and advancing its mission of promoting an open, secure Internet for the benefit of all people.
Washington, DC- The Internet Society today announced that Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken and Lise Fuhr have been appointed to the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors. They will both serve three year terms, as will Roberto Gaetano who has been reappointed. These appointments will begin at the mid-year PIR Board meeting scheduled for July 2016.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time. The organisation has partnered with the Tanzania Internet Service Providers Association (TISPA) to hold the seventh annual AfPIF in the country’s capital, Dar es Salaam, 30 August- 1 September, 2016.
INET Kathmandu highlights need for resilient networks; increased collaboration between stakeholders
Important milestone reached, continued commitment required for successful implementation
Global campaign to highlight women who are using the Internet to make a difference
Internet Society and African Union Commission survey highlights Internet connectivity, cyber security and Internet access as issues most closely monitored by policymakers