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Onno Purbo, this year’s Jonathan B. Postel Award winner, uses experience, knowledge, and expertise to build networks, improve access, and teach people how to do it themselves.

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Leading from the Front: How the Internet Society’s Training Efforts Are Helping to Upskill Africa’s Future Digital Champions
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Infrastructure and Community Development 24 November 2020

Leading from the Front: How the Internet Society’s Training Efforts Are Helping to Upskill Africa’s Future Digital Champions

Tech skills are important for digital transformation in Africa. To realize this transformation, the Internet Society is supporting work-ready...

The Week in Internet News: Siberian Student Climbs Tree to Get Internet Access
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Technology 23 November 2020

The Week in Internet News: Siberian Student Climbs Tree to Get Internet Access

Great heights: As his classes move online, Russian student Alexei Dudoladov has to climb a birch tree to get Internet...

COVID-19 Magnifies Inequality in Internet Accessibility
Press Releases 19 November 2020

COVID-19 Magnifies Inequality in Internet Accessibility

Washington, DC – 19 November 2020 – As the global surge in Coronavirus continues, the Internet has become a...

European Union, Use Facts to Make Cybersecurity Decisions – Not Myths
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Encryption 19 November 2020

European Union, Use Facts to Make Cybersecurity Decisions – Not Myths

Nearly 450 million EU citizens are counting on the Council of the European Union to make decisions that protect...

The Global Encryption Coalition Breaks Encryption Myths
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In the News 19 November 2020

The Global Encryption Coalition Breaks Encryption Myths

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In the News 19 November 2020

Prestigious Jonathan B. Postel Service Award Presented to Onno W. Purbo

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