The World Economic Forum announced the new members selected to join the Forum of Young Global Leaders. The Internet Society's Niel Harper is one of the 214 exceptional young individuals that have been recognized for their achievements and contribution to society.
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IXP launch supported by the Internet Society
2014 Board of Trustees Nominees
The slate of nominees for the 2014 ISOC Board of Trustees election, as recommended by the 2014 Nominating Committee is:
Organisations (one seat)
- Hiroshi Esaki
- Moez Chakchouk
- Demi Getschko
Chapters (two seats)
- Gihan Dias
- Hans Peter Dittler
- Jean Jacques Subrenat
Leaders of the organizations responsible for coordination of the Internet technical infrastructure (loosely referred to as “I* leaders”) met last week in Santa Monica, California, USA. During the 2-day meeting, they discussed activities underway and exchanged views and updates on a range of topics including:
"Tomorrow, 11 February, a day of activism has been organized by a coalition of influential organizations and companies taking a stand against mass surveillance.
Capacity building workshops to support the establishment of national and regional Internet Exchange Points
Deploy360 is launching a new project, "Operators and the IETF." The objective is to facilitate communications between the operator community and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to help ensure that operational realities inform the development of key standards.
Warns that Internet fragmentation is ‘very real risk’
The Internet Society released the following statement from Bob Hinden, Chair of the Internet Society Board of Trustees:
“Today, the Washington, D.C. Court of Appeals in the United States issued a major decision with regards to the Federal Communication Commission’s Open Internet rules.