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Make the Switch for Global Encryption Day 

Global Encryption Day is a digital global event taking place on 21 October 2021. Organized by the Global Encryption Coalition (GEC), Global Encryption Day will put strong encryption firmly in the spotlight around the world to help us champion a stronger Internet for all. Make the Switch In the days leading up to Global Encryption Day, the GEC is running the Make the Switch campaign. It wants you to participate

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Register for the Fifth Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

In its second year as a virtual event, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit will take place on 12-15 October 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that those who lack connectivity face ...
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The Week in Internet News: Iran Plans “Blanket Ban” of International Internet Services

A locked-down Internet in Iran; Private pictures; More app choices; Returning the booty; Closing the divide ...
Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point
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Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point

A new Internet exchange point will launch in Georgia in September. We look at the motivations for developing the IXP and plans for the future ...
Member News: Israel Chapter Pushes for Better Internet Access
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Member News: Israel Chapter Pushes for Better Internet Access

The Internet Society's Israel Chapter has reached out to the Israeli government about a number of issues affecting the country's broadband service. Commenting on a plan by telecom provider Bezeq ...
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The Week in Internet News: Apple Plans to Scan U.S. iPhone Photos

Concerns over scanning iPhone photos; No more Zoombombing; Banning Chinese hardware; Breaking the language barrier: More U.S. broadband funding ...
Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Addressing Historic Inequalities in Brazil—through Community Networks

Find out how Brazil's marginalized communities have created community networks to connect to the world and to each other ...
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The Week in Internet News: Biden Looks for Ways to Restore Internet in Cuba

Restoring Internet in Cuba; U.S. community broadband networks; no to spyware; encryption problems in Ukraine ...
Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal
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Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal

NAPAfrica wants to make the Internet more accessible across the continent. Here's how it's been playing a pivotal role in improving Africa’s Internet access ...