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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: 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...

The Week in Internet News: Microsoft Reduces Password Count
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Technology 29 April 2019

The Week in Internet News: Microsoft Reduces Password Count

What’s my password again? Microsoft has changed its baseline security configuration, which had suggested passwords be changed every 60...

The Week in Internet News: Arkansas Reverses Ban on Municipal Broadband
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Technology 22 April 2019

The Week in Internet News: Arkansas Reverses Ban on Municipal Broadband

Change in direction: A story at CityLab.com examines why the state of Arkansas has moved to rescind a 2011...

Online Trust Audit Finds Better Email Authentication and Encryption; Worse Privacy Statement Scores
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Technology 16 April 2019

Online Trust Audit Finds Better Email Authentication and Encryption; Worse Privacy Statement Scores

Do you know how – or even if – your favorite retailer, or your bank, or your ISP is...

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