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Internet Society Board of Trustees 2017 Election Results

Mer, 12/04/2017 - 09:57
Language English Date: Tue, 04/11/2017On behalf of the Internet Society Elections Committee, I wish to extend our appreciation and thanks to all of the nominees and candidates for the Board of Trustees elections in 2017. We are pleased and honored that such well-qualified individuals stepped forward and offered to serve on the Internet Society board.   The election concluded on 10 April and the results have been counted and certified by the Elections Committee.   CHAPTERS

OTA and ISOC Combine Resources to Enhance Online Trust, Security and Privacy

Mer, 05/04/2017 - 12:01
Language English Date: Wed, 04/05/2017

Online Trust Alliance to operate within Internet Society as key initiative

April 5, 2017 - Bellevue, Wash. and Washington, DC - The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) and the Internet Society (ISOC) today announced that the two global non-profit organizations have combined resources, expanding the reach and impact of the Internet Society to a broader group of stakeholders and industry members.

The Internet Society Announces New Senior Director of Partnerships and Development

Lun, 03/04/2017 - 13:09
Language English Date: Mon, 04/03/2017

Washington, DC- 3 April 2017 -- The Internet Society has named Tim Hoswitschka to the role of Senior Director, Partnerships and Development where he will be responsible for developing and leading ISOC’s global fundraising strategy. He will be tasked with creating and developing partnerships that raise awareness of the Internet Society’s mission and work, and increasing its membership and sponsorship programs.   

Internet Shutdowns and Content Blocking not the answer, says Internet Society

Mer, 29/03/2017 - 09:06
Language English Date: Wed, 03/29/2017

Internet Society announces first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue

Mer, 22/03/2017 - 10:05
Language English Date: Wed, 03/22/2017
  • Hosted in partnership with the Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT and UNESCO
  • Conference to focus on Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Africa through the Internet

[Kigali, Rwanda– 22 March 2017] – The Internet Society today announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda Ministry of Youth and ICT.

The Internet Society Announces New Appointments to Public Interest Registry Board of Directors

Lun, 13/03/2017 - 17:18
Language English Date: Mon, 03/13/2017

Washington, DC- 13 March 2017 -- The Internet Society today announced that Jeffrey Bedser has been appointed to the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board of Directors.  He will serve a term of three years as will returning board member Eric Burger.  Hartmut Glaser is also a returning board member who will serve a term of one year. These appointments will begin at a PIR Board retreat scheduled next month.

Caribbean well positioned to capitalize on Internet growth, says Internet Society report

Lun, 20/02/2017 - 21:50
Language English Date: Tue, 02/21/2017
  • Governments have a key role to play in advancing connectivity in the region
  • Many opportunities for countries to collaborate in developing Internet infrastructure

Internet Society Joins Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace

Sab, 18/02/2017 - 04:36
Language English Date: Sat, 02/18/2017

[Geneva, Switzerland] – Reflecting the increasing importance of cross-border collaboration in addressing cybersecurity issues, the Internet Society today announced that it has joined the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). The goal of this global body is to develop proposals for norms and policy initiatives to improve stability and security in cyberspace.