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About Internet Society 12 December 2017

Continuing David Vyorst’s Legacy: Recognizing the Next Generation of Open Internet Advocates

April Froncek
By April FroncekSenior Editor, Content

Last week we shared the sad news that David Vyorst, the Executive Director of the ISOC-DC chapter and an instrumental part of the North American Internet community, passed away.

The DC Chapter and the Internet Society are jointly establishing a fellowship award in David’s name. The fellowship will be awarded to a young person in a US-based chapter who has an innovative project or initiative for making a chapter more effective in advancing the values of a free and open Internet accessible by everyone.

You can visit the DC Chapter’s website to make a donation in David’s memory.

Photo credit: Glenn McKnight

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