You Can Build the Internet
Around the world, 'ordinary' people are doing extraordinary things by bringing the Internet to where they live.

See the Difference You Can Make

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You Can Build the Internet

Community networks turn people from consumers of the Internet to Citizen-builders of the Internet.
Nominate Someone!

Nominations Open

It's time to have your say. Nominate someone great for the ISOC Board of Trustees!
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Shine The Light

We want you to boost the profile of incredible women who are pushing boundaries using technology. Who do you want to #ShineTheLight on?


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The 2016 Internet Governance Forum takes place in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 6th to 9th of December.

The Internet Technical Community has the pleasure to invite you to join us for a Cocktail Reception on December 7 at the PALCCO, from 18:30 - 20:30 (local time).

12 - 14 December 2016
Reston, VA, USA


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23 November 2016

Findings from the 2016 Global Internet Report show 59 percent of users admit they would likely not do business with a company which had suffered a data breach. Highlighting the extent of the data breach problem, the report makes key recommendations for building user trust in the online environment, stating that more needs to be done to protect online personal information.

16 November 2016

Security issues and the impact on user trust emerging as the existential threat to the future of the Internet. 

16 November 2016

Pioneer recognized for three decades of spreading the Internet across Southeast Asia