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Twenty-five young people honored for using the Internet to make a difference
Geneva, Switzerland—7 September 2017—The Internet Society today announced the awardees of its 25 under 25 program. One of the many initiatives supporting the Internet Society’s 25th Anniversary, the program recognizes 25 young people from around the globe who are passionate about using the Internet to make a positive impact in their communities and the world.
Internet Society hosts the 8th African Peering Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) bringing peers together to promote a thriving Internet ecosystem in Africa
Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire-- 22 August, 2017 – The Internet Society today kicked off the 8th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF). The conference, taking place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 22-24 August, seeks to expand Internet infrastructure and services across Africa by bringing together key players to address the opportunities in interconnection, peering, and traffic exchange on the continent.
Internet Society survey highlights a wide range of online fears
[Singapore, 26 July 2017] – The Internet Society today released the findings from its annual Survey on Internet Policy Issues in Asia-Pacific. The findings show that cyber security is now the top concern for Internet users in the region, followed by access, data protection, connectivity and privacy. The concerns brought to light by the survey highlight the fears people now have when going online.