The Path to WTDC-22: Connecting the Unconnected Is Critical to Achieving Sustainable Development
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The Path to WTDC-22: Connecting the Unconnected Is Critical to Achieving Sustainable Development

Every four years, policymakers from around the world come together during the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) to collaborative on solutions to close the digital divide and drive digital transformation. Since the last conference in 2017 our world has changed. Facing a global pandemic that shows us how vital Internet connectivity is, the WTDC has become even more urgent. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic stopped many international conferences in their tracks—and

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NIS2 – Security, Resiliency, and DNS server infrastructure

Right now, the European Union is developing their second Network and Information Security directive (NIS2) and I am concerned about the language used to describe the domain name system (DNS) ...
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European Union’s Network and Information Security Directive Threatens Internet with Fragmentation and Creates Security Risks

The second iteration of the European Union’s Network and Information Security Directive, NIS 2, was written with good intentions. But many worry the cybersecurity rules could splinter the Internet and ...
How Working ‘The Internet Way’ Helped the Middle East and North Africa Score Social and Economic Benefits
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How Working ‘The Internet Way’ Helped the Middle East and North Africa Score Social and Economic Benefits

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), some countries have responded to the challenges of the global pandemic by enacting policy changes, like temporarily lifting VoIP bans so citizens ...
Championing the Internet Way of Networking in Latin America
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Championing the Internet Way of Networking in Latin America

The Internet has radically transformed our lives for the better, and the year 2020 has shown us it will play an increasingly crucial role in our daily lives. This year, ...
Chapter Members Pool Ideas to Inspire New Use Case on Content Filtering
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Chapter Members Pool Ideas to Inspire New Use Case on Content Filtering

Earlier this year, chapter members from around the world were asked to assist a government minister with an important project. The minister had been tasked with giving an emergency briefing ...
Don’t Institutionalize the Internet
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Don’t Institutionalize the Internet

This opinion piece was originally published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development. As the United Nations turned 75, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres opened the General Assembly by calling for a New Global ...
New White Paper: Considerations for Mandating Open Interfaces
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New White Paper: Considerations for Mandating Open Interfaces

People all around the world depend on the Internet to live their lives and do their jobs. Behind the surface of applications, online services depend on “interoperability” – the ability ...
The Internet Is Built on 'Intermediaries' – They Should Be Protected
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The Internet Is Built on ‘Intermediaries’ – They Should Be Protected

This opinion piece was originally published in The Hill. Now is not the time to be careless with laws that could harm the Internet we rely on more than ever in ...