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Building a Community Network in Bokondini, Indonesia

In a mountainous region in the highlands of Indonesian Papua, a team from the University of Washington worked with community members to extend Internet access. Their work shows that together we can build a digital future that puts people first.

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Senegal First African Country to Implement Recommendations of ‘Personal Data Protection Guidelines for Africa’
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Privacy 16 October 2018

Senegal First African Country to Implement Recommendations of ‘Personal Data Protection Guidelines for Africa’

Last week, we have had a busy two days (11-12 October 2018) in Dakar participating in a mutlistakeholder workshop...

G20 Women’s Summit: Digital Inclusion for Women
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Women In Tech 16 October 2018

G20 Women’s Summit: Digital Inclusion for Women

What if future generations in 2030 learned about gender inequality in their history class and not in their lived...

‘Inuvik is a community the world can learn from’: Rural internet hot topic at summit
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In the News 15 October 2018

‘Inuvik is a community the world can learn from’: Rural internet hot topic at summit

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About Internet Society 15 October 2018

Website update: Experiencing problems with translations into French and Spanish

I must apologize to readers of our French and Spanish versions of our website. We are currently experiencing a...

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Bans ‘Clickbait’ Political Accounts
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Technology 15 October 2018

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Bans ‘Clickbait’ Political Accounts

Good-bye clickbait? Facebook has tossed out more than 800 publishers and accounts it accused of trafficking in clickbait and...

We Need to Talk… about the State of Internet Governance
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Internet Governance 12 October 2018

We Need to Talk… about the State of Internet Governance

In about a month, some of the key stakeholders in Internet Governance will come together in Paris and talk...

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