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Fifteen projects from around the world selected for Beyond the Net funding.

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Third Summit on Community Networks in Africa a Success
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Community Networks 18 September 2018

Third Summit on Community Networks in Africa a Success

Last week was an exceptionally exciting week for the African Regional Bureau as we successfully held, in partnership with...

The Week in Internet News: Facebook to Fact-Check Videos and Photos
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Technology 17 September 2018

The Week in Internet News: Facebook to Fact-Check Videos and Photos

Fight against fakes: Facebook plans to fact-check videos and photos posted on the social media platform in an effort...

Celebrating One Year With Our New Website
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About Internet Society 14 September 2018

Celebrating One Year With Our New Website

It is hard for me to believe, but it was one year ago today that we launched this new...

From Idea to Action: Beyond the Net Selects 15 Amazing Chapter Projects!
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Beyond the Net 14 September 2018

From Idea to Action: Beyond the Net Selects 15 Amazing Chapter Projects!

The Beyond the Net Funding Programme is pleased to announce the results of our 2018 grant cycle. A total...

Tech summit set to plug in Inuvik
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In the News 14 September 2018

Tech summit set to plug in Inuvik

Northern News Services Ltd. and Inuvik Drum
Indigenous Access: “We Haven’t Reached Our Full Potential”
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Access 13 September 2018

Indigenous Access: “We Haven’t Reached Our Full Potential”

In November 2017, the Internet Society hosted the inaugural Indigenous Connectivity Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event brought together...

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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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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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