Is the Internet Fragmenting? Part 4: The Policy Lens

The discussion, the final in a four-part series that has explored multiple facets of fragmentation, will bring together stakeholders from government, industry, civil society, and the technical community to examine how policy decisions can lead to fragmentation, and the impact of such fragmentation on the digital economy globally and nationally.

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.

Is the Internet Fragmenting, Part 2: The Technical Lens

This event is Part 2 of a four-part series of dialogues organized in response to recent developments related to the Internet that have prompted alarming questions about whether it is fragmenting. They include a diverse set of technical, economic, and policy developments and decisions that have been taken in response to the continued growth and globalization of the Internet.

Is the Internet Fragmenting, Part 1

Recent developments related to the Internet have prompted alarming questions about whether it is fragmenting. They include a diverse set of technical, economic, and policy developments and decisions that have been taken in response to the continued growth and globalization of the Internet, and its evolving role as critical infrastructure for the digital economy.

The Geopolitics of Internet Governance

The international landscape calls for a more compelling narrative for internet governance than the US –centric one inherited from the ‘90s. Will it be possible to accommodate non-western state’s (this is much more than China and Russia) desire for a larger role for governments without throwing the multi-stakeholder model and (more importantly) human rights overboard?

DNS Forum – Day 1

On Day 1, Public Interest Registry, CENTR, LACTLD, i2Coalition, and ISOC-DC brought together a diverse group of experts to discuss the impacts of policy on DNS (domain name system) technical operators.

DNS Forum – Day 2

On Day 2, discussions continued on the implications of privacy and security policies for these technical operators and how the technical community can best engage in the evolving multistakeholder model.

Pathfinder 2 – Internet Capacity Building for Social Good

The Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation, (GKPF), and its partners launched the Pathfinder Initiative to to help build effective Civil Society Internet use strategies. Civil Society Internet Awareness and Capacity Building offers an opportunity to learn about strategies and solutions for your organization.

Pathfinder 3 – Nonprofits and the DNS: Why it Matters

The Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation, (GKPF), and its partners launched the Pathfinder Initiative to to help build effective Civil Society Internet use strategies. Civil Society Internet Awareness and Capacity Building offers an opportunity to learn about strategies and solutions for your organization.

March 10, 2017
  • ISOC-DC March Breakfast Roundtable
    March 10, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

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March 23, 2017
  • ISOC-DC March Happy Hour
    March 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Hawthorne, 1336 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
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January 18, 2017
  • Content Rules?! Newsfeeds, Algorithms, Content Moderation, and Ethics

    January 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    For details, link here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/content-rules-newsfeeds-algorithms-content-moderation-and-ethics-tickets-31068860799

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January 26, 2017
  • ISOC-DC January Happy Hour

    January 26, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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