We Can’t Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without the Internet
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We Can’t Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without the Internet

The Internet is a critical enabler for sustainable development. It unlocks human capabilities and provides the platform upon which an emerging digital economy can thrive. As the Internet and digital technologies become more essential, it also becomes more urgent to connect the people who are being left behind.

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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 ...
The Digital Services Act and Why the Architecture of the Internet Must Be Preserved
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The Digital Services Act and Why the Architecture of the Internet Must Be Preserved

Earlier this year, as part of the European Digital Strategy, the European Commission announced a Digital Services Act package to develop new and revised rules to harmonize and deepen the ...
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How Do We Ensure the Internet Grows and Improves? Start with the Internet Impact Assessment Toolkit

The Internet has been revolutionary for human progress. Bit by bit, byte by byte, it has come to underpin modern life. For those of us online today it is hard ...