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The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect, introducing stricter privacy requirements. But we must work together on a global scale to put people in control of their data.

Enabling Connectivity There is a profound connectivity “gap” in many parts of the world, particularly in developing nations. Innovative licensing and partnerships can help close the digital divide.

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Nonprofit ISP in Mexico Wins Court Battle Against Huge Federal Fee
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Community Networks 25 May 2018

Nonprofit ISP in Mexico Wins Court Battle Against Huge Federal Fee

A nonprofit telecommunications provider offering voice and data services to remote areas in southern Mexico has avoided a crippling...

GDPR: Going Beyond Borders
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Privacy 25 May 2018

GDPR: Going Beyond Borders

Today, the EU General Data Protection Regulation – or GDPR – comes into effect amid a great deal of...

Podcast: Talking Data Privacy and GDPR with Todd M. Tolbert
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Privacy 24 May 2018

Podcast: Talking Data Privacy and GDPR with Todd M. Tolbert

“Let’s raise the bar on data privacy and make the Internet safer.”  With the imminent arrival of the EU’s...

Community Networks Can Bridge the Digital Divide, But Some Still Need to Be Convinced
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Community Projects 24 May 2018

Community Networks Can Bridge the Digital Divide, But Some Still Need to Be Convinced

Community networks can help bring connectivity to many of world’s population still without it, but some governments, ISPs, and...

Global Editathon: Making Women in Tech Visible
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Women In Tech 24 May 2018

Global Editathon: Making Women in Tech Visible

Why is it necessary to “edit” the biographies of women who are doing an incredible job on issues of...

Dustin’s Internet Community Roadtrip: In the Bay Area, The People Who Make the Internet Ecosystem Thrive
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Internet Governance 23 May 2018

Dustin’s Internet Community Roadtrip: In the Bay Area, The People Who Make the Internet Ecosystem Thrive

Dustin Phillips, Co-Executive Director of ICANNWiki, is traveling across the United States in his red Toyota Corolla, making connections with the...

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Fellowships for Upcoming Plenipotentiary 2018

Fellowships for Upcoming Plenipotentiary 2018

The Internet Society invites expressions of interest from chapter members for ISOC PP-18 fellowships. Deadline: 10 June 2018

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Chapter Admin Funding

Chapter Admin Funding

This funding provides an annual contribution to help Chapters manage day-to-day activities. Deadline: 30 June 2018

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Beyond the Net Funding Programme Medium or Large Scale Projects

Beyond the Net Funding Programme Medium or Large Scale Projects

The programme funds innovative projects seeking to improve the quality of people’s lives. Deadline: 29 May 2018

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Chapterthon

Chapterthon

Chapterthon is a global Internet Society (ISOC) Chapters marathon, where all ISOC Chapters can participate by developing a project...

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