an old dusty rotary phone on a table with wires falling around it
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Old Rules in New Regulations – Why “Sender Pays” Is a Direct Threat to the Internet

If we stop treating the Internet as a technology-neutral, general purpose network, we’ll lose it. 

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Abidjan Holds a Successful AfPIF 2017
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Abidjan Holds a Successful AfPIF 2017

Abidjan became the third West African city to hold the annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), attracting top African and global players in the Internet ecosystem.This year’s forum attracted ...
AfPIF Day Two: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities
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AfPIF Day Two: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities

AfPIF Day Two Summary The second day at the Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) is dedicated to plenary presentations and discussions between the technical community, private sector, and government ...
ARDA 1.0: A pulse meter for Africa’s peering and interconnection landscape
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ARDA 1.0: A pulse meter for Africa’s peering and interconnection landscape

Do you want to understand more about how the Internet is connected in Africa? Today we are pleased to announce the African Route-collectors Data Analyzer (ARDA) system. This new systems ...
A brochure on the use and benefits of RIPE Atlas Probes and Anchors now available
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A brochure on the use and benefits of RIPE Atlas Probes and Anchors now available

As Africa’s Internet infrastructure is expanding, it is important to understand its dynamics through network measurements and monitoring. The Atlas project provides a framework to achieve this. The more probes ...
IXPs level up in emerging Asia-Pacific
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IXPs level up in emerging Asia-Pacific

There are currently some 80 or so active Internet exchange points (IXP) operating in Asia-Pacific, according to a database maintained by Packet Clearing House. These are in various stages of ...
Building Technical Capacity in the Kyrgyz Republic
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Building Technical Capacity in the Kyrgyz Republic

The Internet Society held a workshop on Internet Exchange Point (IXP) Best Practices in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, together with the occasion of the formation of the local ISOC Chapter, and ...
Connecting the unconnected - walking the talk in Central Asia
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Connecting the unconnected – walking the talk in Central Asia

rAccess to an open and inclusive Internet has been widely discussed in the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) over the ...
Enhancing the use of Internet Exchange Points in Nigeria
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Enhancing the use of Internet Exchange Points in Nigeria

This week, the Internet Society has head out to Abuja, Nigeria to undertake a five-days workshop in partnership with the Internet eXchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) on “Internet Routing Technologies ...