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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

Earlier this week a number of organizations, companies, and individuals wrote a letter to the President of the United States in which they expressed their worries about the suggestion from US officials that companies should refrain from providing products with strong encryption unless ‘
How do we extend the Internet to outer space?  How do we build a truly "interplanetary" Internet?  Today, Monday, May 18, 2015, this topic is being discussed at the 2nd Annual InterPlanetary Networking Conference in Washington, DC, where the focus is on "Delay
IETF 92 was a unique experience compared to the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and USENIX conferences I regularly attend. Naturally, IETF is more focused on concrete solutions and detailed specifications for working systems, as opposed to conceptual research.

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