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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.

Action Plan 2022

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 2021

As the world is shifting, we need the Internet more than ever. Learn what the Internet Society is doing to help ensure no one is left behind.

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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.

Global Internet Report (GIR)

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

Policy Briefs

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

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Routing Resiliency Survey Report
Routing security incidents happen - for many network operators probably at least once a month, and probably close to 5% of those incidents have real (and negative) network impacts. And ...
Video: IPv6 and Embedded Systems
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Courseware: IPv6 in Networking Essentials
We need to write something up about this: -----Original Message----- From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Olivier Bonaventure Sent: 14 November 2013 10:01 To: [email protected] Cc: Florentin Rochet; David Lebrun; ...
NIST Revised Guide for TLS Implementations
TLS The National Institute of Standards and Technology(NIST) has released new guidelines for the deployment of Transport Layer Security(TLS) for secure applications. The document is entitled NIST Special Publication 800-52 ...
Internet Society positions on the renewal of IGF Mandate and the WSIS 2015 Review
We believe that the IGF is one of the most effective and successful outcomes of the WSIS. The IGF inspires people to work effectively in support of people-centered development – ...
ITU Plenipotentiary 2014 – Outcomes
This chart represents a preliminary effort at providing an outcome summary of the items that were captured in the ISOC PP-14 analysis matrix. Note that this information is presented on ...
The Rise of the Digital Citizen Stakeholder : Re-balancing Multistakeholder Governance

The Rise of the Digital Citizen-Stakeholder: Re-balancing Multistakeholder Governance is the paper written by Andrew Power.

The principle feature in the evolution of the internet has been its ever growing ...

DNSSEC Fact Sheet

Looking for a quick way to explain DNSSEC to people?  Would you like a DNSSEC handout you could print out and distribute at an event?  Need something to send to ...

Toward Collaborative Internet Development
The Internet Society’s Views on the 2014 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference ...
2014 Email Unsubscribe Report & Audit

Email is a vibrant channel for marketers to connect with consumers on many fronts providing an important value exchange between consumers and industry. Marketing emails can range from promotional offers ...

The Open Internet: What it is, and how to avoid mistaking it for something else
It is not by chance that we have enjoyed the extraordinary success of the Internet as a global engine of economic, political, cultural, and social progress. Fundamental principles embedded in ...
IPv6 Measurement statistics from ACM SIGCOMM
IPv6 BadgeA research paper presented at the August 2014 ACM SIGCOMM shows IPv6 usage increasing by all measurements. The paper's conclusion is summed up as, "IPv6 is Now Real." It goes ...

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.