Internet Impact Briefs (IIBs)

Internet Impact Brief: How the US EARN IT Act Threatens Security, Confidentiality, and Safety Online
Strengthening the Internet 17 November 2022

Internet Impact Brief: How the US EARN IT Act Threatens Security, Confidentiality, and Safety Online

Read how the US EARN IT Act poses an existential threat to the Internet safety and security by preventing...

Internet Impact Brief: Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022
Strengthening the Internet 9 November 2022

Internet Impact Brief: Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022

Read how the draft telecommunication bill may affect Internet-based services in India, and more broadly, the health of the...

Internet Impact Brief: European Commission Proposal to Prevent and Combat Child Sexual Abuse
Internet Way of Networking 19 August 2022

Internet Impact Brief: European Commission Proposal to Prevent and Combat Child Sexual Abuse

Read how limitations on encryption arising from the CSA Proposal would move the Internet further from its potential as...

Internet Impact Brief: Proposals to Regulate Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms in Brazil
Internet Way of Networking 11 July 2022

Internet Impact Brief: Proposals to Regulate Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms in Brazil

Read how Brazilian Bill 3227/2021 may affect the Internet by impacting what it needs to thrive as an open,...

Internet Impact Brief: India CERT-In Cybersecurity Directions 2022
Strengthening the Internet 1 June 2022

Internet Impact Brief: India CERT-In Cybersecurity Directions 2022

Read how the draft regulation may affect Internet development in India, and more broadly, the health of the global...

Old Rules in New Regulations – Why “Sender Pays” Is a Direct Threat to the Internet
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Internet Way of Networking 26 May 2022

Old Rules in New Regulations – Why “Sender Pays” Is a Direct Threat to the Internet

If we stop treating the Internet as a technology-neutral, general purpose network, we'll lose it. 

Internet Impact Brief: South Korea’s Interconnection Rules
Strengthening the Internet 11 May 2022

Internet Impact Brief: South Korea’s Interconnection Rules

Read how a series of enacted and proposed revisions of Telecommunications Business Act in South Korea affect further Internet...

Internet Impact Brief: Impact of Ukraine’s Requests to Block Russia’s Access to the Internet
Strengthening the Internet 18 March 2022

Internet Impact Brief: Impact of Ukraine’s Requests to Block Russia’s Access to the Internet

Learn how politically motivated actions to prevent people from accessing the global Internet would cause significant harm to the...

Internet Impact Brief: How Refusing Russian Networks Will Impact the Internet
Strengthening the Internet 18 March 2022

Internet Impact Brief: How Refusing Russian Networks Will Impact the Internet

Read how actions to block networks from accessing the global Internet cause significant harm what the Internet needs to...

Internet Impact Brief: Bangladesh: Regulation for Digital, Social Media and OTT Platforms, 2021
Strengthening the Internet 4 March 2022

Internet Impact Brief: Bangladesh: Regulation for Digital, Social Media and OTT Platforms, 2021

Finds that the provisions outlined in the draft regulation could have serious repercussions on the usefulness of the Internet...

Nigeria Needs a Network That Works for Everyone
Internet Way of Networking 21 February 2022

Nigeria Needs a Network That Works for Everyone

We have published an Internet Impact Brief in response to Nigeria's "Anti-Social Media Bill" – find out why.

Internet Impact Brief: Nigeria’s Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019
Strengthening the Internet 21 February 2022

Internet Impact Brief: Nigeria’s Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019

Finds that implementing the regulatory measures described in the proposed Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill 2019 would...

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