#Isoc Monde

If We Care About the Internet, We Have to Be Willing to Do Our Part

Whether it’s playing dungeons and dragons over voice chat with my college friends hundreds of miles away, reading the latest movie reviews for summer blockbusters I’ll watch once they come out on video, or simply paying electrical bills, the Internet has become an important part of my life. Yet, while I have come to rely on the Internet, I don’t always do…

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The Week in Internet News: Governments Shut Down Internet for School Testing

Couldn’t you just take their phones away? The government of Algeria told telecom carriers to shut down Internet service for several hours a day during high school testing season, according to several news reports. The government is trying to prevent the repeat of a situation in 2016, when exam questions were leaked online, reports Al…

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Routing Security & IPv6 at NANOG 73 in Denver

We’ll be at NANOG 73 in Denver, CO, USA this week talking about routing security, MANRS, and IPv6. The North American Network Operators Group (NANOG) is the professional association for Internet engineering, architecture and operations. Its core focus is on continuous improvement of the data transmission technologies, practices, and facilities that make the Internet function….

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Watch Live On Monday, 25 June – DNSSEC Workshop at ICANN 62 in Panama

With the DNSSEC Root Key Rollover coming up on October 11, how prepared are we as an industry? What kind of data can we collect in preparation? What is the cost benefit (or not) of implementing DANE? What can we learn from an existing rollover of a cryptographic algorithm? All those questions and more will…

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Leveling Up Women One Edit at a Time

Only 1 in 10 Wikipedia editors is a woman. Unfortunately, the underrepresentation of female perspectives is quite common within the tech world. In order to help achieve gender equality in content creation and dissemination, Wikipedia Editathons are held as a way of bridging the gap and encourage female editors to increase the coverage of women’s…

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Announcing NDSS 2019 & the Call for Papers

It may seem far away, but it’s time to begin planning for the 26th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium. NDSS 2019 will once again be held in sunny San Diego at the lovely Catamaran Spa and Resort from 24-27 February 2019. This annual security symposium is a premiere venue for fostering information exchange among…

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Working Together with APNIC on Routing Security and MANRS in Asia Pacific

The Internet Society and APNIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in supporting the MANRS initiative in the Asia Pacific Region. Paul Wilson (APNIC) and Rajnesh Singh (ISOC) signed the MoU in Brisbane, Australia on 13 June 2018. It’s an exciting moment for everyone who believes that Internet routing security issues can be…

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We’re Going to Visit All 203 Nations

In November 2017, the Internet Society hosted the inaugural Indigenous Connectivity Summit in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The event brought together community network operators, Internet service providers, community members, researchers, policy makers, and Indigenous leadership. One of the participants shared her story. Denise Williams,Coast Salish from Cowichan Tribes on Vancouver Island, began her career as an ESL teacher,…

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Working Together with APNIC on Routing Security and MANRS in Asia Pacific

The Internet Society and APNIC signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in supporting the MANRS initiative in the Asia Pacific Region. Paul Wilson (APNIC) and Rajnesh Singh (ISOC) signed the MoU in Brisbane, Australia on 13 June 2018. It’s an exciting moment for everyone who believes that Internet routing security issues can be…

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Great Hopes and some concerns at the African Internet Summit (AIS)

Earlier this month, the African Internet community gathered in Dakar, Senegal for the Africa Internet Summit (AIS). The event highlighted some of the great hopes, as well as some of the concerns, that the African Internet community has for the future. I had the personal honor of speaking at the Opening of the AFNOG meeting…

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