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The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States
Growing the Internet 31 July 2020

The Impact of Internet Access in Indigenous Communities in Canada and the United States

This report provides an overview of findings to date on the impacts of the Internet in Indigenous communities in...

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”
Community Networks 9 July 2020

Statement to U.S. Congress Hearing on “Addressing the Urgent Needs of Our Tribal Communities”

When we can bring broadband to the most remote and hard-to-connect communities, we pave the way for other rural...

Anchoring the African Internet Ecosystem
Growing the Internet 24 June 2020

Anchoring the African Internet Ecosystem

Author: Michael Kende Executive Summary In 2010, the Internet Society’s team in Africa set an ambitious goal that 80%...

Explainer: What Is Eighty For Africa?
Growing the Internet 23 June 2020

Explainer: What Is Eighty For Africa?

Like buying your food locally, and reducing how much you fly, getting your digital content locally also reduces the...

Explainer: What is an Internet Exchange Point (IXP)?
Growing the Internet 22 June 2020

Explainer: What is an Internet Exchange Point (IXP)?

An IXP is essential technical infrastructure  where networks come together to connect and exchange Internet traffic. Some of the...

Explainer: What is Internet Peering?
Growing the Internet 19 June 2020

Explainer: What is Internet Peering?

In many parts of the world, connecting to the Internet is slow and expensive. Peering – exchanging traffic between...

Fact Sheet: Internet Way of Networking
Internet Way of Networking 18 June 2020

Fact Sheet: Internet Way of Networking

We believe the Internet is for everyone, but it’s not just our privilege to use. It’s our responsibility to...

ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2020: Background Paper
Internet Governance 3 June 2020

ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly 2020: Background Paper

This background paper is intended to provide the Internet Society community and interested parties with an outline of the...

Fact Sheet: Intermediaries and Encryption
Encryption 2 June 2020

Fact Sheet: Intermediaries and Encryption

Pressuring intermediaries to weaken security is not the answer to prevent harmful content online

Ensuring every Canadian has access to the Internet
Growing the Internet 1 June 2020

Ensuring every Canadian has access to the Internet

COVID-19 has shed light on an alarming digital divide in Canada.

Indigenous Connectivity in the United States
Growing the Internet 1 June 2020

Indigenous Connectivity in the United States

Complementary connectivity models can bring affordable and sustainable Internet access to tribal areas across the country.

Fact Sheet: Government Hacking
Encryption 29 May 2020

Fact Sheet: Government Hacking

Government hacking is one of the approaches national security and law enforcement agencies use to obtain access to otherwise...

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