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Being cyber smart with your .nz domain name

Cyber Smart Week has made an impact this week, and organisations across New Zealand are promoting safer online habits. Here's a few tips to keep in mind if you use a .nz domain name.

Celebrating Te Wiki o te Reo Māori in the .nz domain name space

Language – it’s something we use every day, from the most casual conversation to the formality of education, government, and business. We often take it for granted. And, as many of us know, language is living – it evolves and transforms to meet our ever-changing needs.

Here in New Zealand, we have three official languages: English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language. This week, we’re focusing on te Reo Māori.

InternetNZ wants to hear from you about #fakenews

Join the discussion. We will use your input to inform our work, and put out a report later this year.

Worried about porn AGAIN? Filtering the Internet is STILL NOT the answer

Filtering porn out of the Internet is back in the news again. To cut to the chase - don’t break the Internet in response to moral outrage about porn. There are other answers and solutions; the most important of which involve New Zealanders using the large number of solutions they have at their own disposal to manage content in their homes and with their families.

Four new Fellows to InternetNZ

Last night we held the 2018 InternetNZ AGM. I was very honoured to announce and acknowledge four outstanding people who we made Fellows of InternetNZ.

Links and Thinks 25 July 2018

We have a new cable crossing the Pacific, and a news story about New Zealanders who can't connect at the other end. Working under time pressure, will California lawmakers bridge their privacy divide? Finally, our crypto corner covers a nasty game which invites players to divide each other from their assets.

What we talk about when we talk about cyberattacks

NewsHub has put out a report on cyberattacks affecting our DHBs. We take a look at how the DHB has presented the threat, and talk about how we can better equip our businesses and our workforce to talk about cybersecurity.

Two weeks left to see The Southern Cross Cable: A Tour

Last year, artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith delivered a fascinating talk at NetHui about her Doctoral research into the landing sites of the Southern Cross Cable.

Links and Thinks: Conscious Computing for Junk-free July

Today, Senior Policy Advisor James Ting-Edwards shares links and thinks about some of the modern Internet's problems and distractions, including whether the Internet is too centralised, Facebook's new moves to show how ads are being shared, how bad email security enabled house-buying fraud in Oz, and some steps to avoiding device distractions for junk-free July.