One of the few regrets of Vint Cerf, who is often referred to as the 'father of the Internet', is the fact that encryption using public cryptography was not baked in the original ARPANET design. While the early Internet was meant to meet a number of...
Date published 30 March 2017
The Internet is an enabler of many disrupting technologies - of which the blockchain is currently one of the most exciting.
Simply put, the blockchain can act as a virtual public ledger that records transactions processed and maintained by a network...
Date published 23 June 2016
As an Internet Society board member coming from the Middle East, I’m often confronted by the question of whether it is enough to have Internet access, or must we also ensure that the access is open and unrestricted. I hereby lay the case in this...
Date published 30 March 2016
Credit: Photo by Sallam from Yemen - CC-BY-SA-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The economy is suffering, illiteracy levels are among the highest in the world, and most high school and university graduates are struggling to find work. Even worse,...
Date published 27 November 2013