Fight for control threatens to destabilize and fragment the internet

July 26, 2021 8.03am EDT Author Nick Merrill Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley Disclosure statement Nick Merrill receives funding from The Internet Society and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Partners University of California provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation US. View all partners Republish our articles for free, online or in […]

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UNESCO And The Internet Society Announce Strategic Partnership To Advance Universality Of The Internet

By India Education Diary Bureau Admin On Jul 25, 2021Share On 1 July 2021, Tawfik Jelassi, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information and Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Implementation at the Internet Society (ISOC) signed an expanded collaboration framework to jointly shape and advance Internet development and digital transformation by operationalizing Internet Universality […]

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Internet Society Foundation Announces Second Round of Digital Skills Grants

Grants of up to $150,000 for eligible organizations in Bangladesh, Colombia and SenegalMay 04, 2021 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Internet Society Foundation has launched a second round of grant funding through its SCILLS programme to support digital skills development. In its second year, the Strengthening Communities, Improving Lives and Livelihoods (SCILLS) programme aims […]

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Internet Society Foundation Announces Second Round of Emergency Response Grants

Internet Society Foundation Announces Second Round of Emergency Response GrantsContinued focus will be on COVID-19 with grants ranging from US$250,000-$500,000 March 02, 2021 09:04 AM Eastern Standard TimeRESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Internet Society Foundation has launched a second round of COVID-19 grant funding through its Emergency Response grant programme. The grants are aimed at projects that […]


How We Saved .ORG: 2020 in Review

BY ELLIOT HARMONDECEMBER 23, 2020 If you come at the nonprofit sector, you’d best not miss. Nonprofits and NGOs around the world were stunned last November when the Internet Society (ISOC) announced that it had agreed to sell the Public Interest Registry—the organization that manages the .ORG top-level domain (TLD)—to private equity firm Ethos Capital. EFF and […]


Internet Way of Networking (IWN) project

ISOC Internet Way of Networking (IWN) project’s Policy Development Process (PDP) on the Internet Impact Assessment Toolkit. We are grateful that you took the time to send in such thoughtful feedback. The IWN team has reviewed your feedback and incorporated it into the final Internet Impact Assessment Toolkit. can view the PDP report in the member portal. Simply login and […]


The sale of PIR: The Internet Society Board Perspective

By Gonzalo CamarilloChair, Internet Society Board of Trustees [Published on behalf of the Internet Society Board of Trustees.] Last Friday we held a webinar with Internet Society members to answer questions about the sale of the Public Interest Registry (PIR). We were also able to unveil more details about the sale and its long-term contribution to the stability of the Internet […]


Nominations Now Open for 2020 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections

By Olga Cavalli The Internet Society Nominations Committee is now inviting nominations for candidates to serve on the Board of Trustees. The Board provides strategic direction, inspiration, and oversight to advance the Internet Society’s mission of preserving the open, globally-connected, trustworthy and secure Internet for everyone. In 2020 Chapters will elect two (2) Trustees; Organization […]