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Resource Library

Everyone should have access to an open and trusted Internet.
Read our reports, papers, and other documents for insight and vision on how we can get there.

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Action Plan 2023

Our roadmap for tackling the threats and challenges for today’s Internet as we look to grow and strengthen it for future generations.

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Impact Report 2022

In a year of upheaval, the Internet connected us to reliable information, social connection, and opportunity. Find out how we addressed threats and connected underserved populations.

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Internet Impact Briefs

Shorter reports that analyze how different policies or new technologies may affect what the Internet needs to exist and thrive.

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Global Internet Report (GIR)

From trust to consolidation, access to sustainability, a deep look at the forces shaping our digital future.

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Policy Briefs

Our perspective on critical Internet issues, including community networks, encryption, open Internet standards, Internet Exchange Points, and more.

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STARTTLS Everywhere

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF) has launched the STARTTLS Everywhere project in an effort to encrypt more communication between Simple Mail Transfer Protocol(SMTP) Message Transfer Agents(MTAs). STARTTLS ...

VPS Providers Supporting IPv6

IPv6 Badge With Regional Internet Registries(RIRs) quickly running out of IPv4 addresses, more and more cloud computing providers are offering Virtual Private Servers(VPS) for IPv6. The purpose of this resource page ...

Four ethical issues in online trust Topics for a moderated workshop

Our experience is in the application of ethical principles to questions of online trust and privacy, and digital identity. Our approach is based on the principle of involving and responding ...

Where Does the Internet Go Next?

The growth of human society has been driven by the development of three key technologies: writing, printing and now the Internet.

From the early scribblings of animals and rituals on ...

The Relationship Between Content Availability and Piracy

If it hasn’t been clear enough from the Global Internet Report or from much of what we deal with every day on the Internet, content is driving massive amounts ...

DNS Considerations for IPv6

IPv6 Badge With so much information on IPv6 focusing on connectivity, it's sometimes important to remember that deploying IPv6 for actual use requires changes to the Domain Name System(DNS) as well ...

2014 Online Trust Audit and Honor Roll

The 2014 Online Trust Audit includes a composite analysis focusing on three major categories; a company’s data protection, security and privacy practices, including over two-dozen criteria.  Sites were eligible to ...

The Internet Society Survey on Policy Issues in Asia-Pacific 2014

Developed by the Asia-Pacific (APAC) Regional Bureau, the Internet Society Survey on Policy Issues in Asia-Pacific is a crosssectional study of the attitudes of Internet Society (ISOC) members toward topical ...

Case Study: T-Mobile US Goes IPv6-only Using 464XLAT

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T-Mobile in the United States was running out of IPv4 addresses and needed an IPv6 transition strategy. Their solution was 464XLAT and IPv6-only.

464XLAT is an IPv6 ...

Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI)

In response to IP address hijacking attacks and to the continuing vulnerability in IP address hijacking, the IETF Secure Inter-Domain Routing (SIDR) working group developed the Resource Public Key Infrastructure ...

Case Study: IPv6 At The U.S. Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau is one of the leading implementors of IPv6 within the U.S. government. Charles Sun, IPv6 Transition Manager for the U.S. Census Bureau, provided us with ...

Case Study: IPv6 at Xtracta

xtracta_logoXtracta, a New Zealand based software development company, started deploying IPv6 in 2013. They were faced with the problem of acquiring new IPv4 address space, so decided to take the ...

Organization Reports

On annual basis, we publish annual reports (an Action Plan and Impact Report), as well as financial reports, annual financial statements, and Form 990s.