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Stakeholder Workshop Held to Discuss Tajikistan IXP
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Access 20 November 2018

Stakeholder Workshop Held to Discuss Tajikistan IXP

The Internet Society in conjunction with the Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation – Tajikistan and the CAREN3 project organised an IXP...

Meeting Four of the Canadian Multistakeholder Process: Enhancing IoT Security
Internet of Things (IoT) 19 November 2018

Meeting Four of the Canadian Multistakeholder Process: Enhancing IoT Security

The Canadian Multistakeholder Process: Enhancing IoT Security meeting takes place in Ottawa today, November 20th, from 1PM-5PM EST. This...

The Week in Internet News: The Bottom Line of IoT Security
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Technology 19 November 2018

The Week in Internet News: The Bottom Line of IoT Security

The cost of IoT breaches: Companies struggling with Internet of things security are seeing a monetary impact, says WeLiveSecurity.com....

El Buen Fin: Tips to Shop Smart
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Internet of Things (IoT) 16 November 2018

El Buen Fin: Tips to Shop Smart

Last week I had the opportunity to participate in the first edition of the International Internet and Entrepreneurship Forum...

Route Leak Causes Major Google Outage
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Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) 15 November 2018

Route Leak Causes Major Google Outage

Google recently faced a major outage in many parts of the world thanks to a BGP leak. This incident...

In Azacualpa, Honduras: “Smart Communities” Help Preserve Collective Memory
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Community Networks 15 November 2018

In Azacualpa, Honduras: “Smart Communities” Help Preserve Collective Memory

Access to the Internet can change people’s lives for the better. This is particularly true when communities take ownership...

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Nominations for 2019 Board of Trustees Election Now Open

Nominations for 2019 Board of Trustees Election Now Open

Are you passionate about preserving the global, open Internet? Deadline: 14 December 2018

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Chapterthon 2018

Chapterthon 2018

Projects are now completed and you are invited to select the project you like most. Deadline: 22 Nov 2018

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