[Internet Society] What Scary Movies Can Teach Us About Internet Trust

Mad geniuses. Scary dolls. Slow zombies. This Halloween, we’ll see all of these horror film clichés come to life. Sure they’re fun, but are there lessons we can learn from them? What if they could teach us what not to do? We looked at seven scary tropes and what they might teach us about Internet […]

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[Internet Society] The Invisible Internet

Editor’s Note: Fifty years ago today, on October 29th, 1969, a team at UCLA started to transmit five letters to the Stanford Research Institute: LOGIN. It’s an event that we take for granted now – communicating over a network – but it was historic. It was the first message sent over the ARPANET, one of […]

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[Internet Society] The Week in Internet News: U.S. Big Tech Firms Skip Chinese Internet Conference

Not our model: Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Apple skipped a Chinese conference focused on a global governance model for the Internet, Asia One reports. During the conference, China promoted its highly restrictive model of the Internet. Google, Twitter, and Facebook are blocked in China, while Apple must use a local partner to offer cloud services, […]

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[Internet Society] What to Look for When Choosing a VPN

We welcome this guest post from Top10VPN.com, an Organization Member of the Internet Society. The search for online privacy has driven a quarter of the world’s Internet users to download a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPN services are now an important tool for anyone concerned about security and privacy on public networks. There’s a world […]

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[Internet Society] Securing the Internet: Introducing Oracle Internet Intelligence IXP Filter Check

Oracle is an Organization Member of the Internet Society. We welcome this guest post announcing a new tool that complements our work to improve the security of the Internet’s routing infrastructure. We are proud to announce the launch of the IXP Filter Check, which is designed to improve Internet routing security by monitoring route filtering […]

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[Internet Society] Your Day with Encryption

How often do you use encryption? It seems like the stuff of spy films, but you might be surprised to find out how often it touches your daily life. Encryption is the process of scrambling or enciphering data, and only someone with the key can read or access it. You can use it for things […]

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