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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: Facebook Faces Advertising Boycott
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Technology 6 July 2020

The Week in Internet News: Facebook Faces Advertising Boycott

Voting with their dollars: Hundreds of companies have pulled their advertising from Facebook because of the social media giant’s...

The Week in Internet News: Google to Pay Some News Publishers
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Technology 29 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Google to Pay Some News Publishers

News isn’t free: Google has announced it will pay some news publishers in a “new news experience” it is...

The Week in Internet News: U.S. DOJ Wants to Hold Website Liable for User Comments
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Technology 22 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: U.S. DOJ Wants to Hold Website Liable for User Comments

Legal landmines: The U.S. Department of Justice has proposed ending a 24-year-old provision that protections websites and social media...

The Week in Internet News: Twitter Removes 170,000 Pro-China Accounts
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Technology 15 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Twitter Removes 170,000 Pro-China Accounts

No more tweets for you: Twitter has removed 170,000 accounts it says are tied to a coordinated pro-China campaign,...

The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users
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Technology 8 June 2020

The Week in Internet News: Zoom Says End-to-End Encryption Only for Paying Users

No free encryption: Popular videoconferencing service Zoom has promised to roll out end-to-end encryption, but it won’t provide encrypted...

The Week in Internet News: Executive Order Targets Social Media
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Technology 29 May 2020

The Week in Internet News: Executive Order Targets Social Media

Trump vs. Twitter: U.S. President Donald Trump, one of Twitter’s most prolific users, has signed an executive order directing...

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