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Two Things the US Should Do to Protect the Internet and the Security of Billions of People Online

Adopting the practice of Internet impact assessments is not just an option—it’s a must to protect the Internet we want today and tomorrow.

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Common Internet Network Interconnection and Charging Practices

The networks of the Internet charge their customers for access to the Internet regardless of the direction of the traffic. Networks have to connect with each other to form the ...

Final Results of the 2022 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections and IETF Selection

The Internet Society Elections Committee is pleased to announce the final results of the 2022 elections and the IETF selection for the Internet Society Board of Trustees. Voting concluded on ...
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US, EU, and G7 Commitment Will Slow the Splinternet, But More Work Needed

The Internet Society welcomes the US, EU, and G7 commitment to exempt telecommunications services that support Internet access and the flow of information from their sanctions against Russia on 6 ...
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Routing Security Goes to Washington

A month ago, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published a “Notice of Inquiry” (NOI) around a subject close to our hearts: secure Internet routing. In this NOI, the ...
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Remembering Tadao Takahashi

We honor Tadao Takahashi for all his work over many decades to build a bigger and stronger Internet, and to use the Internet to build a better society ...
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Connecting the Uprooted and Overlooked in Nepal 

How a community network changed the lives of those displaced by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal ...
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Closing Off the Internet Won’t Silence Governments, But It Will Silence Everyone Else

We must enable the Internet for everyone so that the light of humanity and fire of truth can win out over the darkness ...
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What Is the Splinternet? And Why You Should Be Paying Attention

The “Splinternet” is the idea that the open, globally connected Internet we all use splinters into a collection of fragmented networks controlled by governments or corporations ...