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The Internet Society is focused on ensuring that a healthy, sustainable Internet is available to everyone – today and for the next billion users. Technology-focused programs are a vital component of the Internet Society’s mission. We work to facilitate the open development of standards, protocols, and administration, and to ensure a robust, secure technical infrastructure.

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The Week in Internet News: Better Broadband Boosts Employment
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Technology 10 June 2019

The Week in Internet News: Better Broadband Boosts Employment

High-speed jobs: A new study suggests that better broadband service lowers unemployment rates, Vice.com reports. Researchers from the University...

The Week in Internet News: Germany Considers Banning Encryption on Chat Apps
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Technology 3 June 2019

The Week in Internet News: Germany Considers Banning Encryption on Chat Apps

Transparent chatting: The German Ministry of the Interior is considering new regulations that would ban end-to-end encryption on chat...

The Week in Internet News: Broadband Goes to Space
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Technology 27 May 2019

The Week in Internet News: Broadband Goes to Space

The final countdown: After two delays, SpaceX has launched a rocket containing 60 satellites designed to deliver broadband to...

The Week in Internet News: San Francisco Bans Use of Facial Recognition by Police
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Technology 20 May 2019

The Week in Internet News: San Francisco Bans Use of Facial Recognition by Police

No cameras, please: The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to ban the use of facial recognition technologies...

The Week in Internet News: Broadband Project to Nowhere
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Technology 13 May 2019

The Week in Internet News: Broadband Project to Nowhere

Dead end: ProPublica has a story about Kentucky’s $1.5 billion broadband expansion program, which the story calls an information...

The Week in Internet News: Unencrypted USB Drives Pose Security Risk
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Technology 6 May 2019

The Week in Internet News: Unencrypted USB Drives Pose Security Risk

No encryption for U(SB): About 55 percent of U.K. businesses don’t encrypt information on USB drives, according to the...

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