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An Internet Exchange Point Helps Haiti during Natural Disasters
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Internet Exchange Points 13 July 2022

An Internet Exchange Point Helps Haiti during Natural Disasters

The 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti in August 2021, just as many people were starting their day. Over the...

An IXP in Bolivia Steps in to Provide Faster, More Reliable Internet—Just in Time
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Internet Exchange Points 11 February 2022

An IXP in Bolivia Steps in to Provide Faster, More Reliable Internet—Just in Time

After several years of stagnation, Bolivia’s IXP, PIT Bolivia, now doubles its exchanged traffic every six months

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks
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Community Networks 5 August 2021

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Find out how Brazil's marginalized communities have created community networks to connect to the world and to each other

Four New IXPs Take off in Central America and the Caribbean
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Infrastructure and Community Development 3 June 2021

Four New IXPs Take off in Central America and the Caribbean

According to the global IXP Database, as of January 2021, of the 630 registered Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), 229...

Are Partial Liability Rules The Path Forward For Intermediary Liability Regimes? Lessons Learned From Brazil
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In the News 1 June 2021

Are Partial Liability Rules The Path Forward For Intermediary Liability Regimes? Lessons Learned From Brazil

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In the Dominican Republic IX.DO Begins Silent Production, with Several Committed Members
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Infrastructure and Community Development 23 April 2021

In the Dominican Republic IX.DO Begins Silent Production, with Several Committed Members

The Dominican Republic’s new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) already has 24 members, three of which began exchanging traffic in...

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