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Secure, Trusted Internet Critical to Advancing African Economy
Press Releases 23 November 2017

Secure, Trusted Internet Critical to Advancing African Economy

New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –...

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it on!
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Access 22 November 2017

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it on!

By Constance Bommelaer de Leusse and Alp Toker How much do government shutdowns cost? How do they impact growth...

Letter from Ethiopia: Can We Use Technology to Help Privacy Evolve?
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Privacy 22 November 2017

Letter from Ethiopia: Can We Use Technology to Help Privacy Evolve?

I’m writing from Addis Ababa, where the African Union’s Specialist Technical Committee on ICT is having its biannual conference....

We need a more sustainable approach to Network Neutrality
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Public Policy 22 November 2017

We need a more sustainable approach to Network Neutrality

Yesterday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chair Ajit Pai announced that in the FCC’s upcoming December 14 meeting they will...

Internet Society Board of Trustees Statement on updated Mission and 2018 Action Plan
Statements 21 November 2017

Internet Society Board of Trustees Statement on updated Mission and 2018 Action Plan

At the conclusion of its meeting in Singapore on November 17-19, 2017,  the Internet Society Board of Trustees released...

Preparing for an Internet of Opportunities
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Speeches 21 November 2017

Preparing for an Internet of Opportunities

Dawit Bekele’s Speech – AU Specialized Technical Committee Delivery Date: 21 November 2017 It is an honor for the...

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Say no to Internet shutdowns and content filtering

Internet shutdowns cause major social and economic damage. We need to help governments understand shutdowns are not the solution! Here’s...

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