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  • Additional Resources on Internet Fragmentation

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  • Fragmentation Panel Summary Reports

    On May 10, 2016, Microsoft and The Greater Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) held a panel discussion on “Is the Internet fragmenting?” with Ambassador Daniel A. Sepulveda, Kathryn Brown, Dr. Laura DeNardis, Danil Kerimi, and Jeremy West. Paul Mitchell moderated the event, bringing out the different perspectives on Internet fragmentation, its consequences, and how…

  • Is the Internet Fragmenting, Part 3 The Business Lens

    “The Business Lens” examines how technology choices and policy decisions that potentially fragment the Internet affect global commerce and economic growth. Microsoft and ISOC-DC are bringing together policy stakeholders, including government, the technical community, civil society, industry, and other organizations, to consider these issues more fully.

  • Key Takeaways from “Is the Internet Fragmenting – Part 4, The Policy Lens”

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  • Council Call Agenda 1.17.17

    Agenda for Council Call Introductions 2017 Goals New website Internet Policy Forum Programing: Events>series/more tangible outputs Monthly newsletter Monthly social events Monthly council calls  Subject areas Algorithms and ethics  Internet security Internet governance Connectivity  Administrative  Council members 2017   Finance report  Elections  Open Discussion 

  • IPF Broadband Competition Primer

    Are You Happy With Your Internet? A Discussion about Broadband Competition with Blair Levin What is the state of broadband competition in the US? Ask 4 experts and you will get about 6 different answers. How does the US stack up against other advanced economies? What can and should be done to improve broadband competition…

  • Special Event! 5 in 5 in 5 – What’s Next for the Net

    5 in 5 in 5 – What’s Next for the Net Friday, September 25, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM This event will be Livestreamed at http://www.isoc-dc.org/isoc-dc-tv/ Eventbrite Registration Required: https://5x5x5net.eventbrite.com The history of the Internet is a story of unexpected developments and new opportunities. To explore what might be coming next, six people who are helping…

  • Money 2020: Bitcoin & Beyond

    Last week the Washington DC Internet Society Chapter hosted an informative panel discussion on bitcoin and blockchain technology. It seems that bitcoin is wrestling with existing structures and path dependencies rather than technological issues. The technology itself is relatively straightforward and its execution seems to have reached a stable level of functionality. The real challenge…

  • #IGF-USA2014 !!

    The IGF-USA 2014 will be held at George Washington University, in Washington, DC on July 16th, 2014  As you know, this has been and will continue to be a very important time for policy discussions on Internet governance. United States stakeholders need a fora both to discuss and present future policy ideas. The IGF-USA has…

  • Bali and Beyond: An Internet Governance Forum Debrief

    Free Eventbrite registration required. To be webcast live at: http://www.isoc-dc.org/isoc-dc-tv/ Twitter hashtag: #isocdc @isocdc We will take questions from Twitter   Late last month, more than a thousand delegates from almost a hundred countries gathered for four days at the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, to discuss a wide range of issues related to…