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The Hill: Why companies shouldn’t wait for regulation to step up their privacy practices
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In the News 14 August 2018

The Hill: Why companies shouldn’t wait for regulation to step up their privacy practices

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Improving Gender Rights Online: Perspectives from the Global South
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Women In Tech 14 August 2018

Improving Gender Rights Online: Perspectives from the Global South

The Internet has helped to empower communities of across the globe. However, existing gender disparities, discrimination, and inequalities, especially...

The Week in Internet News: US Gov’t Wants More Encryption – For Itself
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Technology 13 August 2018

The Week in Internet News: US Gov’t Wants More Encryption – For Itself

Encryption for us, not for you: The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is researching ways to improve mobile encryption...

Count My Voice: Demanding an Internet That Benefits Everyone
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Internet Governance 11 August 2018

Count My Voice: Demanding an Internet That Benefits Everyone

The Internet Society has a vision that the Internet must be open, global, and secure for the good of...

TLS 1.3 – Internet Security Gets a Boost
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Security 10 August 2018

TLS 1.3 – Internet Security Gets a Boost

Today marks the formal publication of an overhaul of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. TLS is an Internet...

Community Networks Workshop at CANTO Annual Conference
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Community Networks 10 August 2018

Community Networks Workshop at CANTO Annual Conference

Globally, significant progress has been made in recent years with respect to Internet access, however, much more needs to...

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The Internet Society supports the work of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to create open standards for the Internet.

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By connecting the world, working with others, and advocating for equal access to the Internet, the Internet Society strives to make the world a better place.

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Start a SIG

How to start a Special Interest Group The application and charter process is the same as for Internet Society Chapters, so...

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Beyond the Net Funding Programme

Beyond the Net Funding Programme

Our Beyond the Net Funding Programme gives Internet Society members the opportunity to contribute at a local or regional...

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What is an Internet Society Chapter? Internet Society Chapters are communities of like-minded people who work together to run...

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