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Measuring the Impact of Local IXPs
Growing the Internet 13 October 2021

Measuring the Impact of Local IXPs

How do local Internet exchanges affect Asia-Pacific? Internet exchange point hubs are increasingly playing a critical role in making...

Factsheet: How Encryption Can Protect Advocacy Groups and Social Change Movements
Encryption 12 October 2021

Factsheet: How Encryption Can Protect Advocacy Groups and Social Change Movements

Encryption is a tool designed to help Internet users keep their online data and communications private and secure. It plays...

Internet Impact Brief
Internet Way of Networking 11 October 2021

Internet Impact Brief

Impact of the Council of the European Union’s NIS 2 Proposal on the Internet Abstract In December 2020, the...

Reimagining the Summit on Community Networks in Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Community Networks 9 August 2021

Reimagining the Summit on Community Networks in Africa during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Webinar Series Report With almost half the world’s population offline and left out, there has been one clear lesson...

Security Through Encryption and Despite Encryption: An (un)Achievable Outcome?
Encryption 13 July 2021

Security Through Encryption and Despite Encryption: An (un)Achievable Outcome?

On 16 June 2021 we organised a roundtable to explore in greater detail how to apply the European Council’s...

Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa
Internet Governance 9 July 2021

Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa

The Internet is a ‘network of networks’ made up of tens of thousands of networks that interconnect and route...

Moving Toward an Interconnected Africa: The 80/20 Initiative
Growing the Internet 6 July 2021

Moving Toward an Interconnected Africa: The 80/20 Initiative

In 2010, the Africa Internet technical community embraced an ambitious vision to have 80% of all Internet traffic locally...

Effective IXP strategies for the Asia-Pacific
frontpage 15 June 2021

Effective IXP strategies for the Asia-Pacific

In partnership with the Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association (APIX), we set out to explore how different exchanges fit...

The Economic Impact of Laws that Weaken Encryption
Encryption 1 June 2021

The Economic Impact of Laws that Weaken Encryption

In 2018 the Australian parliament passed the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act (TOLA) 2018, expanding...

Mauritius IGF and Internet Society Response to Mauritius ICTA Consultation Paper
Encryption 17 May 2021

Mauritius IGF and Internet Society Response to Mauritius ICTA Consultation Paper

The Mauritius IGF and the Internet Society's input to the proposed amendments to the ICT ACT for regulating the...

Encryption unlocks the benefits of a thriving, trustworthy Internet
Encryption 16 April 2021

Encryption unlocks the benefits of a thriving, trustworthy Internet

This analysis is intended to help policymakers worldwide understand how encryption operates throughout the Internet’s infrastructure, and not just...

Guide to Federal Broadband Funding Opportunities in the U.S.
Community Networks 18 March 2021

Guide to Federal Broadband Funding Opportunities in the U.S.

This guide offers an overview of federal funding options that could provide financial support to Tribal, state, and local...

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