Blogs

Public Wi-Fi - dos and don'ts

Wi-Fi: use it, don’t? This question has often occurred to me when flying to a conference - or sitting at it.
The seductive lure of connectivity when you used not to have it is a clear hint about why the idea of “Wi-Fi in the sky” is such a winner.

Chris O'Connell

The news of Chris O'Connell's passing is altogether too soon.

NamesCon auction sees domain name sold for US $900,000

I recently attended my third NamesCon Global - an annual domain industry conference which draws nearly 1,300 delegates from around the world.

Andrew’s predictions for the Internet in 2019

Here’s what I think could be some of the big stories for the Internet in 2019.

The Internet is dead

Last night my Internet connection dropped. Not for a minute. Not for an hour. But indefinitely. Gone.

The Internet: change gonna come

It’s been a big year for the Internet. When I look back and think about 2018, it feels that some things that had been stable for a while have started to change. And in that changing environment, InternetNZ has been changing too.

Six research projects receive a helping hand from InternetNZ

In the spirit of holiday giving we are delighted to announce $156,000 of funding for researchers helping to maintain or extend the use and accessibility of the Internet for New Zealanders.

A safer .nz – finding solutions to abuse handling, illegal activity and free-flowing information

In late November both InternetNZ, who is responsible for .nz policy creation, and the Domain Name Commission, who is accountable for policy enforcement, started that examination process by doing something new and different. Together, we convened New Zealand’s first one-day forum devoted to the topic of domain name abuse.

Spark Jump Hui 2018

Spark Jump held a hui in Auckland on Friday 30 November 2018.

InternetNZ was invited to participate, and this page links to relevant content.

Our Chief Executive, Jordan Carter, spoke to this slide pack. His speech notes are below - they vary from delivery but include a lot of context.

Jordan mentioned:

Two of 2000 at the Internet Governance Forum in Paris

This week our CE Jordan Carter and I have been attending the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris, an annual event where governments, business, technical community, academics and civil society organisations come together under the aegis of the United Nations to talk about Internet policy issues.