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The Internet Society is focused on ensuring that a healthy, sustainable Internet is available to everyone – today and for the next billion users. Technology-focused programs are a vital component of the Internet Society’s mission. We work to facilitate the open development of standards, protocols, and administration, and to ensure a robust, secure technical infrastructure.

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The Week in Internet News: U.K. Government Pushes Against Encrypted Photos
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Technology 13 September 2021

The Week in Internet News: U.K. Government Pushes Against Encrypted Photos

Big brother, yet again: The U.K. government has backed Apple’s plan, suspended for the moment, to scan its device...

Internet News: Satellite Broadband Might Bypass Internet Blocking
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Technology 6 September 2021

Internet News: Satellite Broadband Might Bypass Internet Blocking

Avoiding the roadblocks: A new generation of satellite-based broadband services may be able to skirt Internet-blocking schemes from repressive...

The Week in Internet News: China Seeks to Rein in Algorithms
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Technology 30 August 2021

The Week in Internet News: China Seeks to Rein in Algorithms

Dumb browsing: The Cyberspace Administration of China has proposed limits on algorithms used by large tech companies, the South...

The Week in Internet News: Groups Ask Apple to Stop Photo-Scanning Plans
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Technology 23 August 2021

The Week in Internet News: Groups Ask Apple to Stop Photo-Scanning Plans

Apple photo privacy; FTC takes Facebook back to court; porn site bans porn; humanoid and pet-like robots

The Week in Internet News: Iran Plans “Blanket Ban” of International Internet Services
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Technology 16 August 2021

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.

The Week in Internet News: Apple Plans to Scan U.S. iPhone Photos
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Technology 9 August 2021

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.

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