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Chapter update: Australia

Contributed by Holly Raiche
The National Broadband Network is still a focal point for ISOC Australia Chapter activities. We received an ISOC Community Grant to look at what the Government is proposing from an Internet user perspective. And we have project money from the peak telecommunications consumer body ACCAN to develop a Consumer Handbook on […]


June 10th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized |

Chapter update: Kolkata

Contributed by Anupam Agrawal
The ISOC India Kolkata Chapter organized an event titled “IPv6 – Current State and Way Forward” on Friday, 4 June 2010, in Kolkata at the DPSC Auditorium. The event opened up with the speech of Anupam Agrawal, Chair, Internet Society Kolkata Chapter. The inaugural session saw Mr. Rajnesh Singh, Regional Bureau Manager, […]


June 10th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized |

Chapter update: Hong Kong

Contributed by Yannis Li
Hosted by the Internet Society Hong Kong Chapter and other organizations, both the APrIGF Roundtable and the Hong Kong IGF Conference have successfully come to an end on June 18 after a four-day agenda at Cyberport, Hong Kong. Over 50 honourable speakers representing different stakeholders such as government, domain registry, NGOs, civil […]


June 10th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized |

Chapter update: Mexico

Contributed by Alejandro Pisanty
1. Policy intervention
The ISOC Chapter in Mexico played a leading role in the public discussion and repeal of two law initiatives presented to the country’s Legislature. One of the measures seeks to incentivate Internet service and hosting providers to actively inspect content for intellectual-property violations and to impose “graduated response” penalties on […]


June 10th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized |

Chapter update: Bulgaria

Contributed by Julia Velkova
On June 1 in Sofia, Bulgaria ISOC Bulgaria Chapter’s coordinator, Julia Velkova, presented the EU funded project Pandora which is about creating an open online platform on Risk Management for SMEs. The presentation was made as part of the European SME week in front of managers and high-level employees of different Bulgarian […]


June 10th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized |