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Register for the Fifth Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

In its second year as a virtual event, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit will take place on 12-15 October 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that those who lack connectivity face the effects of starker inequalities. Millions of people across Canada and the United States still can’t take advantage of the benefits of a fast, affordable, and reliable Internet connection. Indigenous communities disproportionately suffer from the negative impact of this digital

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The Week in Internet News: Internet Service Through Beams of Light

The BBC has a story about an Alphabet X (formerly Google X) project to provide Internet service through wireless optical communications. Project Taara is focusing on fixing a “particularly stubborn ...
New MANRS Equipment Vendor Program Launched To Improve Internet Routing Security
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New MANRS Equipment Vendor Program Launched To Improve Internet Routing Security

Today, we’re announcing a new MANRS Equipment Vendor Program. Founding participants include global leaders in network equipment Arista, Cisco, Huawei, Juniper, and Nokia, with others expected to join soon. Since ...
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Make the Switch for Global Encryption Day 

Global Encryption Day is a digital global event taking place on . Organized by the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC), Global Encryption Day will put strong encryption firmly in the spotlight ...
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The Week in Internet News: U.K. Government Pushes Against Encrypted Photos

The U.K. government has backed Apple’s plan, suspended for the moment, to scan its device users’ uploaded photos for child pornography, 9to5Mac reports. But the U.K. government wants to go ...
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Internet News: Satellite Broadband Might Bypass Internet Blocking

A new generation of satellite-based broadband services may be able to skirt Internet-blocking schemes from repressive governments, including the Taliban in Afghanistan, Yahoo Finance suggests. SpaceX’s satellite broadband service offers ...
In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local
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In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local

IXPs are key to exchanging traffic locally and to making the Internet faster and more affordable. Read how RICTA has overseen and developed one of Africa's first IXPs over the ...
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The Week in Internet News: China Seeks to Rein in Algorithms

The Cyberspace Administration of China has proposed limits on algorithms used by large tech companies, the South China Morning Post reports. The government agency is seeking public comment on new ...
A Vibrant Community Works to Make the Internet Better in Africa
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A Vibrant Community Works to Make the Internet Better in Africa

Africa could very well become the next incubator for Internet innovation – and IXPs have played a crucial part in getting the continent to this stage ...