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Help Make the Internet Open to All: Join SIG Women!
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Women In Tech 14 December 2017

Help Make the Internet Open to All: Join SIG Women!

When we talk about women and technology, we need to talk data. In the United States, a recent report by...

Together We Can Reduce Barriers
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Access 14 December 2017

Together We Can Reduce Barriers

Accessibility is human right. People with disabilities want and need to use the Internet just like everyone else, but...

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Internet Governance 14 December 2017

The Internet Is at a Crossroads: We Have a Choice to Make

As we look around at a rapidly changing world that is shaped more and more by the digital domain, we...

Another BGP Routing Incident Highlights an Internet Without Checkpoints
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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 13 December 2017

Another BGP Routing Incident Highlights an Internet Without Checkpoints

Yesterday, there were two BGP routing incidents in which several high-profile sites (Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitch, NTT Communications...

Reflections from the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace
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Technology 13 December 2017

Reflections from the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

Two weeks ago, a small delegation from the Internet Society was in Delhi for a series of meetings. (See...

Let’s Mobilize for Better Data Stewardship
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Trust 12 December 2017

Let’s Mobilize for Better Data Stewardship

If we want organizations like Equifax to be good data stewards, we, the users and consumers, must mobilize.

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Say no to Internet shutdowns and content filtering

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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