[Internet Society Blogs] How Governments Can Be Smart about Artificial Intelligence

The French MP and Fields medal award winner, Cédric Villani, officially auditioned Constance Bommelaer de Leusse, the Internet Society’s Senior Director, Global Internet Policy, last Monday on national strategies for the future of artificial intelligence (AI). In addition, the Internet Society was asked to send written comments, which are reprinted here. “Practical AI successes, computational programs that […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] RIPE 75 starts in Dubai next week

The RIPE 75 meeting is happening next week in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and it’s going to be a busy week for the Deploy360 team who are chairing and presenting in several sessions. Both Jan Žorž and Kevin Meynell will be there, along with our colleague Andrei Robachevsky, and we’ll also be reporting on relevant developments as usual. Just […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] The Internet Was Built as a Force for Good – Let’s Keep It That Way

The Internet Society’s 2017 Global Internet Report on Paths to Our Digital Future shows that new digital divides are emerging. It’s not just about accessing the Internet, but our ability to make the most of it. One only has to look at the UN DESA 2015 Global Status Report on Disability and Development to start […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] ENOG 14 in Minsk

The 14th Eurasia Network Operator’s Group (ENOG 14) that was held on 9-10 October 2017 in Minsk, Belarus featured 234 participants from the host country, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe who came together to discuss operational issues and share expertise about evolving the Internet in the region. This was the second event of the year […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] IPv6 prefix assignment BCOP published as RIPE-690

We’re pleased to announce that after a year of intensive work by IPv6 experts around the world, supported by the Deploy360 team, the RIPE community has reached consensus on the Best Current Operational Practices (BCOP) for IPv6 prefix assignment for end-users – persistent vs non persistent and what size to choose. These were officially published […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] KRACK proves we need more encryption on the Internet

A serious weakness in Wi-Fi security was made public earlier today. The Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK) can break Wi-Fi encryption, opening your data up to eavesdropping. This, combined with issues in Linux and Android, make it possible for attackers to change websites you view. This is a serious problem for Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2), […]

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[Internet Society Blogs] IETF 100 Hackathon: Bringing Innovation and Running Code to the IETF

Interested in contributing running code to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)? Do you see a problem with DNS, DNSSEC, IPv6, TLS, or something else that you want to help fix? The IETF is holding its next meeting in Singapore in November. Just before IETF 100, on 11-12 November, is a Hackathon to encourage developers […]

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