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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

Today, LinkedIn permanently enabled IPv6 on its website, joining Google, Facebook, Yahoo!, and millions of other sites that have enabled IPv6 permanently. This is great news!
A security researcher from Georgia Institute of Technology has called into question the efforts underway to secure the Internet’s routing infrastructure. Robert Lychev’s findings are striking and the paper he and his co-authors wrote earned them the third Applied Networking Research Prize for 2014.
Today, 29 August 2014, marks the two-year anniversary of signing the OpenStand principles. To refresh your memory, OpenStand is “a jointly developed set of principles establishing a modern paradigm for global, open Internet standards, including:

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