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Internet Society Joins Opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)

Policies mandating DNS filtering undermine the open architecture of the Internet and raise human rights and freedom of expression concerns [Washington, D.C. and Geneva, Switzerland – 12 December 2011] – The Internet Society Board of Trustees has ex…


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Internet Society Supports United Nations Human Rights Day Focus on Social Media

Internet is central to promoting freedom of opinion and expression [Geneva, Switzerland – 09 December 2011] – The Internet Society welcomed the focus of today’s United Nations Human Rights Day event highlighting the transformational role of the I…


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One Web Day Celebrated in Kolkata

This year, Internet Society India Kolkata Chapter in collaboration with Computer Society of India (CSI), Kolkata Chapter & RCCIIT (RCC Institute of Information Technology) celebrated OneWebDay by organizing a seminar on 22nd September, 2011 at RCCI…


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Internet 2011: Two Days of Intense Debate

The annual conference of the Mexican Chapter of the Internet Society was held last 5th and 6th of October at Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Activities started with an academic plenary. Dr. Alejandro Pisanty, Dr. Luis M Martinez and Dr. Erik…


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IPv6 Summit held in Australia

The Internet Society of Australia joint hosted the Australian IPv6 Summit in conjunction with the Australian Industry Group and joint branded with the IPv6 Forum Australia this month in Australia. Discussions at the summit reflected major events influe…


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Internet Society Mali Chapter holds IPv6 Migration Seminar

In partnership with AFRINIC, the Internet Society Mali Chapter held an event on the migration from IPv4to IPv6 in the vicinity of AGETIC  on November 10, 11 and 12, 2011. The workshop, conducted by ALAIN AINA and MUKON T, sow the participation of abou…


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Internet Society Cameroon Kick-off Conference

There was great energy at the kick conference of the Internet Society Cameroon Chapter at the Bouma C lobby of the Hilton Holtel in Yaounde Cameroon, the 18th November 2011. There was a decent turnout, but we were stunned by the 70+ in attendance! We w…


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Upcoming Hong Kong Briefings and Seminars

New gTLDs: Help shape the future of Internet? Briefing Session (Dec 7) There are currently 22 gTLDs (generic Top Level Domains) such as .com, .net, .org etc. Starting from 12 Jan 2012, you can apply for .web, .music, .apps, .shop, .apple, .msn, .tokyo …


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Bangladesh Dhaka Chapter takes part in ICANN Meeting

The Internet Society Bangladesh Dhaka Chapter took part in the the 42nd ICANN meeting at Senegal as well as at the IETF 82 at Taipei. Mr.Rahman Khan John, vice president of the chapter participated at the ICANN meeting while Dr. Faisal Hasan, chapter p…


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Internet Society Swedish Chapter takes part in Internet Days Conference

Internet Society’s Chapter in Sweden took an active role this year in the Internet Day’s Conference, which took place from November 21st – 23rd. The event, which is one of Sweden’s most important conference and meeting place for eve…


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