Blogs

Links and Thinks: Sci-fi, raybans and SPAAAAACE

This week on the Internet, rich men want to go to space, while building sci-fi dystopias back on Earth. Also, sunglasses! Let's discuss.

Links and Thinks: AI, EU and you

AI, it's so hot right now even Hansel doesn't stand a chance. There's been plenty of media

InternetNZ - new leadership team complete

I'm pleased to welcome Catherine Fenwick and David Morrison who complete our senior leadership team in the newly merged InternetNZ.

The GDPR and the .nz domain name space

GDPR, like New Zealand’s Privacy Act, aims to protect the fundamental right

Solving Digital Divides Together

This week we launched our latest Position Paper, "Solving Digital Divides Together". Policy Director Ellen Strickland looks at why we are talking about digital divides, and where InternetNZ wants to go next.

RightsCon 2018: a review

Last week I went to RightsCon2018 in Toronto, Canada. I'm back, rested and un-jetlagged (mostly) so I figured I'd take some time to reflect on RightsCon.

$100,000 of grants given to Internet research

For this funding year, $100,000 was available for individuals or organisations whose research is focused on the Internet. The latest Internet research round opened at NetHui in November 2017. We received 39 interesting and high quality applications, including technical, legal and social sciences research on the Internet and its uses.

RightsCon 2018: Day One

What's a RightsCon you ask? It's a global conference, similar in style to the Internet Governance Forum or NetHui, but focussed on human rights online.