Chapter Update: April 6 2018

Chapter Update: April 6 2018

Important Notice for Chapter Members

Opt-in the Internet Society’s New Privacy Policy to Secure Your Membership

  • The Internet Society has made changes to its privacy policy to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you have not yet opted-in, your membership could be canceled on May 25, 2018. Read our FAQs to know more about this process.
  • Put your lunch hour to good use with the third (free) webinar in our ICANN Policy Readout series on April 26 at 1230 PM PT. We will talk you through the key domain name system (DNS) and policy discussions that happened at the recent ICANN61 Community Forum Meeting.
  • The Silicon Valley AgTech Conference takes place on May 03 in Mountain View, CA. Come say hello and hear us present the final report from our project “Bridging California’s Rural/Urban Digital Divide with Mobile Broadband”. Chapter members can use the code ISOC20 for a 20% discount on tickets.
  • Last week, the Department of Homeland Security confirmed the presence of Cell-site Simulators in Washington, DC indicating that mobile phones are at risk of surveillance by fake cell towers. Here’s an insight into how this technology works.
  • The Mozilla Fellowship Program is now accepting applications. If you are a technologist, an activist, or a researcher eager to build a more humane digital world, apply before April 20.




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