Blogs

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.

Links and Thinks: 10 May 2018

The line that runs through this week's blog is "how dystopic our future becomes depends on what we do next", hitting the topics of encryption, artificial intelligence, and of course, computer games.

Links & thinks: refreshing the cybersecurity strategy

The Government has announced a refresh of the National Cybersecurity Strategy (the Strategy). Released in 2015, the current strategy has made some good progress, but with a new Government and a new Minister, there is a desire to undertake a refresh.

Community projects get a boost through InternetNZ

We are thrilled to be able to announce the successful applicants for the latest community project grants.

Links and Thinks: 17 April 2018

This week we cover the news that many New Zealanders care about: where they can watch rugby. We also take a look at some emerging issues threatening privacy, security and freedom of expression abroad, from the Internet of Things to the censorship of Internet platform users

Links and Thinks: A Cambridge Analytica Long Read

Tech news the world over has been abuzz and aghast at the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica revelations (scandal? brouhaha?). InternetNZ's issues team has been thinking about some of the broader issues that have emerged in the past few weeks and their implications for the Internet.