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Internet Society is working closer than ever with its chapters, partners and communities on the front lines of the Internet in the United States and Canada. Together, we’re working to make the Internet a better and more inclusive place for everyone.

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Advancing Indigenous Connectivity

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North America news

OTA’s Online Trust Audit Scores Consumer-facing U.S. Government Websites Highest in Security and Privacy; Healthcare Comes in Last
Press Releases 16 April 2019

OTA’s Online Trust Audit Scores Consumer-facing U.S. Government Websites Highest in Security and Privacy; Healthcare Comes in Last

Internet Society’s broadest audit yet sees dramatic increases in overall website security driven by improvements in email authentication and...

Privacy First for Security Companies
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Privacy 15 April 2019

Privacy First for Security Companies

Privacy has become a major issue around the world. Hopeful presidential candidates, such as Elizabeth Warren, have proposed privacy...

Collaboration, Connectivity, and Self-Determination
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Connecting the World 11 April 2019

Collaboration, Connectivity, and Self-Determination

Over 20 million people in North America lack access to fast, affordable, and reliable Internet. In October 2018, the...

Working Together the Internet Way to Build Success in North America
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About Internet Society 28 March 2019

Working Together the Internet Way to Build Success in North America

One of the most common lines you’ll hear in the virtual halls of the Internet Society is that the...

Seeking Canadian Feedback: Draft Report on Securing the Internet of Things in Canada
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Internet of Things (IoT) 15 March 2019

Seeking Canadian Feedback: Draft Report on Securing the Internet of Things in Canada

Trying to remove cyber security risks from the growing world of connected things is not an easy task. That...

My Privacy Online: Championing Trust in the Era of IoT
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Privacy 28 January 2019

My Privacy Online: Championing Trust in the Era of IoT

Data Privacy Day is a little like celebrating the anniversary of your first date. They are both a yearly...

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North America Team

Mark Buell

Regional Bureau Director, North America

Bethany Davis

Administrative Assistant - North America

Kellee Elkins

Regional Community Engagement Manager, North America

Katie Jordan

Policy Advisor, North America


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