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21 May
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.
21 May
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...
18 May
This week New Zealand Work Research Institute (AUT) will launch its latest findings from The World Internet Project New Zealand alongside the launch of InternetNZ’s position paper Solving Digital...
17 May
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.
17 May
Hate and the Internet will open the floor for a conversation on Internet trolls and hateful comments – from race and religion, to sexual orientation, disability, and gender and our right to freedom...
10 May
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.
30 Apr
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...
26 Apr
We are thrilled to be able to announce the successful applicants for the latest community project grants.
17 Apr
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...