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The Internet holds the promise to break economic boundaries, create new types of industry, and to revitalize the way we do business. But is also presents challenges.

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Reflecting on the Internet Society’s 2017 Asia-Pacific Activities
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Economy 18 June 2018

Reflecting on the Internet Society’s 2017 Asia-Pacific Activities

The Asia-Pacific Bureau has been producing an annual snapshot of its activities and initiatives for a couple of years...

Building the Digital Silk Road Together: Kyrgyz Chapter Proposes Ideas for Internet Development in Central Asia at Cambridge University Forum
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Economy 22 May 2018

Building the Digital Silk Road Together: Kyrgyz Chapter Proposes Ideas for Internet Development in Central Asia at Cambridge University Forum

Central Asia, the most remote landlocked mountainous region in the world, has some of the most expensive Internet in...

Promoting the African Internet Economy, an opportunity that cannot be missed
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Economy 23 November 2017

Promoting the African Internet Economy, an opportunity that cannot be missed

Some time ago, a European who visited my country and saw all the potential it possesses asked me “why...

Secure, Trusted Internet Critical to Advancing African Economy
Press Releases 23 November 2017

Secure, Trusted Internet Critical to Advancing African Economy

New Internet Society report highlights how Africa can benefit more from the Internet economy   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia –...

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it on!
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Economy 22 November 2017

The Internet Society and NetBlocks Team up to Keep it on!

By Constance Bommelaer de Leusse and Alp Toker How much do government shutdowns cost? How do they impact growth...

Unlocking the Internet for Education: Policymakers Hold the Key
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Economy 20 November 2017

Unlocking the Internet for Education: Policymakers Hold the Key

Education is the basis for individual empowerment, employability, and gender equity. Unfortunately, it is not available to everyone. In...

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