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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.

Impact Report 2020

Some of our important work in 2020, highlighting how our community has worked together to to build, promote and defend the Internet.

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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Internet Society comments on the preliminary third draft of the Secretary-General’s Report
Internet Society is pleased to provide the following comments regarding the draft Report on the Second meeting of the IEG: It is our view that it is important the Report ...
Internet Society comments on second draft of Secretary General’s Report
Comments submitted by Constance Bommelaer on behalf of the Internet Society on the Secretary-General’s second draft report, which sought to encourage ...
Internet Society comments on second draft of ITU Secretary General’s Report
Internet Society comments by Constance Bommelaer on the second draft of the WTPF Secretary General's Report.
Contribution following WTPF first Expert Group Meeting
Following the first meeting of the World Telecommunication Policy Forum (WTPF) Expert Group held on the 24th of June, we have prepared additional comments we would like to submit on ...
Internet Society comments on first draft of ITU SG Report
As a Sector Member of the ITU, Internet Society participates in the consensus-building process of many ITU activities. At the 2006 Plenipotentiary Conference, the ITU decided to hold a World ...
The Internet Domain Name System Explained for Non-Experts by Daniel Karrenberg

Date: 1 Mar 2004

Dear non-Experts,

This is for you, who always wanted or needed to know how Internet names really work. The Internet Domain Name System (DNS) is a fascinating ...

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.