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Internet Technology Matters

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The Internet Society is focused on ensuring that a healthy, sustainable Internet is available to everyone – today and for the next billion users. Technology-focused programmes are a vital component of the Internet Society’s mission. We work to facilitate the open development of standards, protocols, administration, and to ensure a robust, secure technical infrastructure.
 
To the right are some of the Internet Society’s current technology topics. Click on each for a brief overview of why we believe they are important, our current activities, and our latest related blogs and publications, or see them all below.

Recent Internet Technology Matters Blog Posts

Last week I had the pleasure to visit the Broadband World Forum in Amsterdam. It gathers fixed and mobile access providers and vendors that sell the equipment that these providers use to bring us the Internet.
What’s the most important thing determining your satisfaction with your Internet connection? I’m sure a lot of people would say speed, and that’s not surprising as headline bandwidth figures have been the way many commercial Internet service providers have chosen to compete in the marketplace for subscribers for many years. 50Mbps must be better than 10Mbps, right?
On Tuesday, 11 November, Internet Society CITO Olaf Kolkman and four distinguished panelists will discuss and debate, “Is Identity an Internet Building Block?” during IETF 91 in Honolulu. From the session abstract:

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