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Internet of Things (IOT) Checklist for Consumers

The Internet of Things (IOT) describes a network of Internet-connected, or smart devices that are capable of collecting and communicating information about the device user. An IOT device describes an Internet-connected or data-connected device, such as a smart phone or smart thermostat. On this page IOT checklist for consumers Other privacy and security factors to consider Other resources for […]

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Online Non Profit Resource

https://www.nptechforgood.com/ About Founded in 2005 as a Myspace Page by Heather Mansfield, Nonprofit Tech for Good focuses on providing useful, easy-to-understand news and resources related to nonprofit technology, online communication, and mobile and social fundraising. Today, with nearly 50,000 monthly visitors and more than one million followers on social networks, Nonprofit Tech for Good is a leading […]

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TOWARDS A GLOBAL FRAMEWORK FOR CYBER PEACE AND DIGITAL COOPERATION: AN AGENDA FOR THE 2020s

Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Matthias C. Kettemann and Max Senges with Katharina Mosene Prefaces by António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, and the “Father of the Internet”, Vint Cerf Based on the ideas put forward in the book “Towards a Global Framework for CyberPeace and Digital Cooperation: An Agenda for the 2020s” (download full draft) stakeholders from across the […]

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CBC Ideas Podcast

http://21393.mc.tritondigital.com/CBC_IDEAS_P/media-session/cd3d7213-3894-4410-8266-9b736a987890/ideas-bYJHPder-20191219.mp3 Get thee behind me, tech: putting humans before social media Douglas Rushkoff witnessed the initial promise of the internet ⁠— a ‘social medium’ for thoughtful encounters and the democratizing of knowledge. It’s since become ‘social media’; a system that colonizes our minds and enriches a handful of ethically challenged developers. Rushkoff says we need […]

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Who Runs the Internet: Internet Consolidation and Control

Tue, Dec 10 from 1:00 – 2:30pm EST  Science & Technology On Tuesday 10 December 2019 at 18:00 UTC (1pm EST) Chatham House hosts a discussion ‘Who Runs the Internet: Internet Consolidation and Control’ in London. In recent years, there has been a growing debate around the influence of a few large internet technology companies on […]

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Domain Registries and Registrars Release Joint Document on Addressing ‘DNS Abuse’ Resource

The Domain Name System (DNS) serves as a crucial but largely unheralded system underpinning the Internet’s ability to connect its users and devices. The safe and secure operation of the DNS has provided a firm foundation for the growth of the Internet as a global public resource, but much like the Internet as a whole, […]