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The sale of PIR: The Internet Society Board Perspective

By Gonzalo CamarilloChair, Internet Society Board of Trustees [Published on behalf of the Internet Society Board of Trustees.] Last Friday we held a webinar with Internet Society members to answer questions about the sale of the Public Interest Registry (PIR). We were also able to unveil more details about the sale and its long-term contribution to the stability of the Internet […]

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Nominations Now Open for 2020 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections

By Olga Cavalli The Internet Society Nominations Committee is now inviting nominations for candidates to serve on the Board of Trustees. The Board provides strategic direction, inspiration, and oversight to advance the Internet Society’s mission of preserving the open, globally-connected, trustworthy and secure Internet for everyone. In 2020 Chapters will elect two (2) Trustees; Organization […]

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ISOC June Update

Canadian Multistakeholder Process: Enhancing IoT Security Final Outcomes and Recommendations Report Released  On May 28th, the Enhancing IoT Security Final Outcomes and Recommendations Report was officially launched during President and CEO, Andrew Sullivan’s, speech at Digital Access Day. The report is the culmination of a year-long multistakeholder process to secure the Internet of Things in Canada. As a […]

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America needs bipartisan solution to settle the score on net neutrality BY KATIE JORDAN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR © Getty Images While the Save the Internet Act was introduced with good intentions, it polarized Americans to the point it was ‘dead-on-arrival’ long before Republican Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell blocked it from a vote. With nearly 50 Democratic members […]

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Community Networking Resources

A collection of Ebooks on Spectrum and Community Networking are available for downloading in my bookshelf for off line reading or use of your E Reader This collection is growing on Community Networking and its will include How To manuals, reports and technical digests for organizations to learn from best practices http://fliphtml5.com/bookcase/ikuuv The Community LTE […]

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Michael Hill Acting Editor , Infosecurity Magazine The subject of how information security impacts different industry sectors is an intriguing one. For example, how does the finance industry fare in terms of information security compared to the education sector, or the entertainment business? Are there some sectors that face greater cyber-threats and risks than others? Do some do […]

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Smart Devices and Privacy

A new smart device survey by Consumers International and the Internet Society highlights this seeming contradiction. Some 63 percent of people find connected devices to be “creepy,” and 75 percent don’t trust the way their data is shared by those devices, according to a survey of people in the United States, Canada, Japan, Australia, France, and the […]