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Chapter update: Australia

Contributed by Holly Raiche
The big event for the Internet Society Australia Chapter in February was our very joyful reception for Michael Malone, CEO of iiNET on the day the judgment was handed down in the Roadshow vs iiNET case (as reported in the newsletter last month). Board member Narelle Clark and Executive Director Holly Raiche […]


February 23rd, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

Chapter update: New York

Contributed by Joly MacFie
ISOC-NY Member meeting 28 January 2010
The Internet Society New York Chapter will hold its first 2010 members meeting on Thursday 28 January at NYU.

What: ISOC-NY Members meeting
When: Thursday 28 January 2010 6.30pm-8.30pm
Where: Room 412, Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street NYC (SW corner of West 4th) (See note […]


January 27th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | No Comments

Chapter update: Liberia

Contributed by Charles Gaye
The Liberia Chapter of the Internet Society will implement its first Internet awareness workshop for the Liberian Honorable House of Senate Committee on ICT, on 17-18 March in Monrovia, Liberia. The Theme for the event is: “The Internet is for everyone”, featuring a keynote address by Anne-Rachel Inne, Regional Director for ICANN […]


January 21st, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | No Comments

Internet Society Participation in the Internet Governance Forum 2009

The Internet Society has submitted formal comments to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), on taking stock of the IGF2009 meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt and on the agenda and format of the 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania meeting (14-17 September).
In the comments, ISOC notes that the IGF continues to evolve and commends the “Forum?s willingness to […]


January 19th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

Nous sommes heureux d’annoncer les résultats des élections au Conseil d’administration de l’Isoc France qui se sont déroulées en ligne et sesont terminées le mercredi 16 décembre.
En raison de la mise en place de nouveaux statuts et d’un nouveau règlement intérieur, l’ensemble du Conseil a été renouvelé et un CollègePersonnes morales (réservé aux entreprises et […]


January 5th, 2010 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: | No Comments

Internet Society Funds Projects to Expand Internet Access and Use

Community Grants Programme’s 10th round helps extend Internet’s reach and promote key technologies
[Washington, D.C., USA and Geneva, Switzerland–23 December 2009] The Internet Society (ISOC) today announced it is funding community-based projects around the world to promote Internet access and education in underserved communities, to track and highlight the deployment of IPv6–the next generation protocol key […]


December 23rd, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter, Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments

Community Grants Programme Project Showcase

Project Title: Internet-on-the-Move
Contributed by Asim Zaheer, Pakistan (May 2009 grantee)
“Internet-on-the-Move,” a three month mobile-workshop project, was executed in semi-urban areas, surrounding Lahore, Pakistan. The idea has been to maximise Internet access, usage and awareness amongst private schools being operated by NGOs in these areas – with regular visits by car/van with workshop lab equipment and […]


December 15th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

Chapter update: Finland

Contributed by Tommi Karttaavi
ISOC Finland held its member’s meeting (annual general meeting part 2) on 10 December in Helsinki. The meeting selected the board for 2010:

Mr. Tommi Karttaavi (Chair)
Mr. Timo Kiravuo
Mr. Tero Kivinen
Mr. Markku Kojo
Mr. Yrjö Länsipuro
Mr. Jorma Mellin
Mr. Jyrki Soini
Mr. Jonne Soininen.

Mr. Kari Mikkelä an Mr. Juuso Moisander were selected as alternate members.
Minutes […]


December 15th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , | No Comments

Chapter update: Australia

Contributed by Tony Hill
The Australian Government recently held a forum to debate the benefits and structures from the planned AUD 40 billion plus investment in the National Broadband Network, in a session that took place on 10 and 11 December 2009.
ISOC-AU was been joint host of the Australian IPv6 Summit 2009 in the preceding days, […]


December 14th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , | No Comments

Internet Society and World Wide Web Consortium Strengthen Relationship to Help Ensure Open Global Internet

ISOC Donation to Support Evolution of W3C Organization
The Internet Society (ISOC) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) today announced a donation from ISOC for the purpose of advancing the evolution of W3C as an organization that creates open Web standards. Citing strongly aligned views on the value of an open global Internet and support […]


December 11th, 2009 by | Posted in ISOC Newsletter | Tags: , , , | No Comments