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RightsCon 2019: Human Rights in the Digital Age
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Human Rights 19 July 2019

RightsCon 2019: Human Rights in the Digital Age

Since its creation in 2011, RightsCon has gathered people from different sectors to discuss human rights in the digital...

Accessible, Clear, and Appropriate: An Open Letter to Amazon on Privacy Policies
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Privacy 17 July 2019

Accessible, Clear, and Appropriate: An Open Letter to Amazon on Privacy Policies

With great power comes great responsibility. Online marketplaces, such as Amazon, are becoming increasingly common. But can consumers count...

The Week in Internet News: Amazon, Microsoft Look to Expand Internet Access
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Technology 15 July 2019

The Week in Internet News: Amazon, Microsoft Look to Expand Internet Access

More access, please: Two large tech companies have announced plans to expand Internet access. First, Microsoft and Ohio-based telecom...

The Internet of Things: Connecting the Dots to Become a Smart Consumer
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Building Trust 12 July 2019

The Internet of Things: Connecting the Dots to Become a Smart Consumer

According to a recent survey conducted by Consumers International and the Internet Society, 63% of consumers think the way...

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance 2018 Cyber Incidents & Breach Trends Report
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Building Trust 9 July 2019

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance 2018 Cyber Incidents & Breach Trends Report

On Tuesday July 9, 2019 the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released its 11th Cyber Incident & Breach...

The Week in Internet News: Balloon-based Internet Service Passes a Big Test
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Technology 8 July 2019

The Week in Internet News: Balloon-based Internet Service Passes a Big Test

The sky’s the limit: An Internet connectivity balloon, operated by Google sister company Loon, has spent 223 days in...

Myanmar’s March Towards a Digital Future
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Shaping the Internet's Future 5 July 2019

Myanmar’s March Towards a Digital Future

Earlier this month, in collaboration with the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) and the Government of the Republic of the Union...

In Patagonia: A New Community Network in the Village of El Cuy
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Connecting the World 4 July 2019

In Patagonia: A New Community Network in the Village of El Cuy

Patagonia, a region in Argentina made up of deserts, pampas, and grasslands, is known for its large areas of...

Becoming Broadband Ready Means Community Innovation and Collaboration
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Connecting the World 3 July 2019

Becoming Broadband Ready Means Community Innovation and Collaboration

There are countless communities across North America that are hungry to see better broadband access for their residents. It’s...

Internet Society Asia-Pacific Policy Survey 2019 Now Open: Consolidation in the Internet Economy
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Shaping the Internet's Future 3 July 2019

Internet Society Asia-Pacific Policy Survey 2019 Now Open: Consolidation in the Internet Economy

The Internet Society recently embarked on a year-long effort to explore the trends of consolidation in the Internet economy,...

Transparency, Fairness, and Respect: The Policy Brief on Responsible Data Handling
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Privacy 2 July 2019

Transparency, Fairness, and Respect: The Policy Brief on Responsible Data Handling

It’s been a little over a year since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was implemented, but...

The Week in Internet News: Small Routing Error Has Big Consequences
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Technology 1 July 2019

The Week in Internet News: Small Routing Error Has Big Consequences

Bad route: A small routing error led to Internet outages in the Northeastern United States on June 24, Inc.com...

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