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Bridging the Gender Gap in Serbia

We are delighted that our project, Digitally Unconnected Gender Gap (DUGG) has been chosen by the Internet Society as part of the Beyond the Net Funding Programme to work on digital gender issues in Serbia. The gender digital gap is widely present in Serbia, but the lack of research data and statistics are making this…

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Webinar: Can Consumers Trust Retailers’ Email? Findings from OTA’s Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit

Next Tuesday, 18 December, at 2PM ET (1900 UTC), we’ll be holding a webinar to discuss the results of the Online Trust Alliance’s 5th annual Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit. Two Internet Society organization members from Yes Marketing and Endurance/Constant Contact will co-present with the Internet Society’s Jeff Wilbur, and it should be an interesting discussion…

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Developing Community Networks in Northern Brazil: Strengthening Marginalized Communities

Today’s guest author is Carlos Afonso, executive director of Instituto Nupef. Our aim is to contribute to the growth and improvement of community networks policies and practices in Brazilian rural areas by strengthening marginalized movements and communities. Our project is supported by the Internet Society Beyond the Net Funding Programme and developed by the Brazil…

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Le Sénégal lance un projet visant à renforcer la sécurité de l’IdO

Le 4 avril 2018, le Processus multipartite canadien : renforcement de la sécurité de l’Internet des objets (IdO) a tenu sa première réunion en partenariat avec l’Autorité canadienne pour les enregistrements Internet (ACEI), CANARIE, Innovation, Sciences et Développement économique Canada (ISED), et la Clinique d’intérêt public et de politique d’Internet du Canada (CIPPIC)). Plus de 80…

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Tusheti Community Network One Year Later: Creating Impact, Sustainability, and Scalability

Connecting the most remote and challenging territories of any country to the Internet can be tough. Typically, Internet access spreads gradually from urban conglomerations towards smaller hubs, and finally, to the most remote and sparsely populated areas. This is just common business sense. Many of these remote areas are unique in terms of their people,…

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Senegal Kicks Off Enhancing IoT Security Project

On April 4, 2018, the Canadian Multistakeholder Process: Enhancing Internet of Things (IoT) Security held its first convening in partnership with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA); CANARIE; Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada; and the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPIC). Over 80 participants from government, academia, public interest, industry, and other organizations attended…

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Murambinda Works Community Engagement Workshop in Buhera: Meeting Challenges with Opportunity

Over 100 community members, including head masters, government officials, teachers and heads of primary and secondary schools gathered in Buhera rural district council of Zimbabwe on 15 November, eager to engage in discussions related to the initial deployment of the Murambinda Works Community Network. Schools, health and the local authority facilities have been earmarked as…

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The Week in Internet News: Australia Adopts Controversial Encryption Law

Australia vs. encryption: The Australian Parliament has passed a law that requires tech companies to give law enforcement agencies there access to encrypted communications, the New York Times reports. Several tech companies and privacy groups opposed the law, saying it hurts efforts to protect data from hackers. Fortune, which called the law “draconian,” says it…

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Le Chapitre béninois (ISOC-Bénin) remporte le Chapterthon 2018

Le lauréat de l’édition 2018 du Chapterthon a été annoncé ce mardi 4 décembre lors de l’InterCommunity 2018. Le Chapterthon est un marathon mondial rassemblant les Chapitres et Groupes d’intérêt spéciaux (GIS) de l’Internet Society (ISOC) et auquel tous les membres d’Internet Society peuvent participer en élaborant, dans le respect du délai et du budget…

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Les données client ne sont pas toujours un atout : leçons tirées de la violation des données chez Marriott

À mesure que l’analyse des données s’est améliorée, les énormes quantités d’informations que les entreprises obtiennent auprès de leurs clients n’ont gagné qu’en valeur économique. Dans le monde professionnel d’aujourd’hui, ces données peuvent constituer un réel atout pour les entreprises. Cependant, comme nous le montre clairement l’actualité récente où les dossiers de plus de 500 millions…

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