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internet : an electronic communications network that connects computer networks and organizational computer facilities around the world — Webster
Internet is a global system of interconnected computer networks that use the standard Internet protocol suite (often called TCP/IP, although not all applications use TCP) to serve billions of users worldwide. It is a network of networks that consists of millions of private, public, academic, business, and government networks, of local to global scope, that are linked by a broad array of electronic, wireless and optical networking technologies. The Internet carries an extensive range of information resources and services, such as the inter-linked hypertext documents of the World Wide Web (WWW) and the infrastructure to support email. Most traditional communications media including telephone, music, film, and television are reshaped or redefined by the Internet, giving birth to new services such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV). Newspaper, book and other print publishing are adapting to Web site technology, or are reshaped into blogging and web feeds. The Internet has enabled and accelerated new forms of human interactions through instant messaging, Internet forums, and social networking. Online shopping has boomed both for major retail outlets and small artisans and traders. Business-to-business and financial services on the Internet affect supply chains across entire industries. — Wikipedia
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Celebrating a Successful Chapterthon 2019!
by Stine Philipsen on December 12, 2019 at 4:20 pm
We are incredibly inspired by the collaborative projects brought to life by our Chapters for the 2019 Chapterthon, the global contest in which Internet Society Chapters develop a project within a set timeline and budget to achieve a common goal for the development of the Internet. This year’s theme was “Connecting the Unconnected” – because every last person on the planet is part of having The post Celebrating a […]
Claudio Jeker Honored by Internet Security...
by Olaf Kolkman on December 11, 2019 at 4:21 pm
This week another Radiant Award has been awarded by the Internet Security Research Group, the folks behind Let’s Encrypt. The award puts the limelight on the heroes who make the Internet more secure and trustworthy each day. The newest Radiant Award winner is Claudio Jeker, who receives the prize for his work of a BGP4 The post Claudio Jeker Honored by Internet Security Research Group with Radiant Award appeared first on Internet Society.
The Week in Internet News: Australian Lawmakers...
by Grant Gross on December 9, 2019 at 7:08 pm
An encryption fix: The Australian Labor Party says it will push for changes to an encryption law, passed in late 2018, that requires tech comp anies to give law enforcement agencies access to encrypted communications, ZDNet reports. Labor Party lawmakers have raised concerns about the law’s effect on the country’s tech industry, but it appears The post The Week in Internet News: Australian Lawmakers Push for ‘Fix’ to Encryption Law appeared first on Internet Society.
Rural Development Special Interest Group...
by Adarsh Umesh, Sowmya S.M. on December 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm
In November, the Internet Society Rural Development Special Interest Group (RD SIG) organized an event called the Internet Connectivity Tag 2019 in Bangalore, India to deliberate on emerging technologies for the Internet of Things (IoT) and security, and what this means for rural development in India. RD SIG invited a number of distinguished speakers to the event, many of The post Rural Development Special Interest Group Organizes Internet Connectivity Tag 2019 appeared […]
Online Trust Audit for 2020 Presidential...
by Jeff Wilbur on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 am
On 7 October 2019, the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released the Online Trust Audit for 2020 U.S. Presidential Campaigns. Overall, 30% of the campaigns made the Honor Roll, and 70% had a failure, mainly related to scores for their privacy statements. As part of this process, OTA reached out to the campaigns, offering The post Online Trust Audit for 2020 Presidential Campaigns Update appeared first on Internet Society.