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Chapter update: Peru

Contributed by Francisco Rubio
[English]
New Board in ISOC Peru Chapter
On 13 March, a new board was elected. The new officers are:

Freddy Linares, President
Alexander Forsyth, Vice President
Ruddy Medina, Secretary
Claudia Cordova, Treasurer
Luis Malpartida, Officer
Gustavo Castro, Officer

17 May – World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
ISOC Peru participated in the official activities organized by the e-Government and Informatics National Office, […]


May 20th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

World Summit Youth Award

The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) invites once again young designers, e-content creators, writers, and bloggers from around the world to enter their online-projects in an international multimedia competition: using Internet and mobiles to put the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into Action.

About WSYA
The WSYA will be organised in 2010 as a follow up activity […]


May 20th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Chapter update: Ghana

Contributed by Vera Doku
ISOC Ghana Leads Disucssions On Internet Security
[Accra, Ghana 23 April, 2010] “Cyber crime has become extremely pervasive since the invention of the Internet. In Ghana, many people associate the phenomena with Sakawa, which is Internet fraud or scamming. However, cyber crime goes beyond Internet fraud, it could also involve the hacking of […]


May 20th, 2010 by | Posted in Events, ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , |

Chapter update: Colorado

Contributed by Chris Grundemann
ISOC Colorado Chapter at RMv6 Summit 2010
Internet Society Colorado Chapter is a sponsor of this year’s Rocky Mountain IPv6 Summit and, as such, we will have a booth in the expo hall! If you are going to be in or near Denver on 26 – 27 May, 2010, then you really should […]


May 20th, 2010 by | Posted in Events, ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

Chapter update: Mexico

Contributed by Alejandro Pisanty
Over recent months ISOC Mexico Chapter has continued to be active in the Mexican legislative and policy environment. We continue do make public interventions to further the understanding of the ACTA agreement on the Internet and its potential consequences, with particular focus on the fact that Mexico intends to be a party to […]


May 20th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

World Summit Youth Award newsletter out now

The latest issue of the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) newsletter is available now.
The Internet Society is a partner of the WSA and is a proud sponsor of the WSA Youth Awards, held in conjunction with the main Awards.


April 30th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | 1 Comment

AMS Project Update

Since the launch of the Internet Society’s Association Management System (AMS) on 17 November 2009, the new AMS Chapter Portal has seen logins from over 2700 unique individuals, 1100+ chapter-affiliated members, and 75 ISOC chapter officers from 54 ISOC chapters. Many of the individual members logging in have been indicating interest in Chapters, so Chapter […]


April 30th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | 1 Comment

Chapter update: Australia

Contributed by Holly Raiche

The Vice President of the Internet Society Australia Chapter, Narelle Clark, has been elected to the ISOC Board of Trustees. Congratulations Narelle http://www.isoc-au.org.au/Organisation/Dirs.html.
Our President, Tony Hill, was called to give evidence before a select committee of Parliament inquiring on Australian plans for our Natioal Broadband Network (NBN). There is a transcript of […]


April 26th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

Chapter update: Hong Kong

Contributed by Ka Ping Wong
Asia Pacific Regional IGF (12 – 18 June) – Building Vibrant Communities, Realizing Internet Possibilities

To complement and supplement the global IGF, a group of active participants, along with the OGCIO (Office of the Government Chief Information Officer), have come together to organize the first Asia Pacific Regional IGF in Hong Kong. […]


April 26th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |

Chapter update: Kolkata

Contributed by Anupam Agrawal
It has been brought to notice of Nasscom (the Association of IT&ITES Companies in India) that rogue elements are penetrating the various servers (both of public and private interest) through unsecured Wi-Fi networks to wreak havoc with internal and corporate security in the area around Kolkata. As a counter-measure, it was decided […]


April 26th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , |