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Kijiji Yeetu Smart Villages

KIJIJI YEETU DIGITAL SMART VILLAGE ECOSYSTEM Background More than simply advancing technology, we work to ensure the Internet continues to grow and evolve as a platform for innovation, economic development and social progress for the people in Kenya and beyond. The Internet Society is an Internet Technical Community that aims at advancing Internet policies, technology…

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Global Encryption Day

Global Encryption Day Statement Strong encryption is a critical technology that helps keep people, their information, and communications private and secure. It underpins online trust, protects members of vulnerable communities, and safeguards the data of governments, businesses, and everyday citizens from criminals and hostile governments. However, some governments and organizations are pushing to weaken encryption,…

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Chapterthon 2021 – Closure in November

The internet society (ISOC) aims for the internet to be open, globally –connected, secure and trustworthy. They seek collaboration with all who share these goals. One of their partners is the internet engineering Task Force (IETF). IETF is the leading internet standards body that develops open standards for the internet.ISOC has developed the Open Standards…

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Internet Society Strategy 2025 Focus Areas and Strategic Objectives

Build the Internet Extend the Internet to communities that do not have it and need it most Defend the Internet Shape the policies of key governments in favour of growth of independent networks, which are free to interconnect Counter attempts by key governments to undermine encryption Defend against shutdowns by increasing cross-border connectivity and resiliency…

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