Blog posts



27 Jul
In this guest blog, looking at the issues behind the ISP Spotlight, New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner John Edwards talks about why it is important that ISPs tell customers when their data is...
27 Jul
Blog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ27 July 2016 I'm here in Taipei for the Asia-Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF). It's one of a few regional...
14 Jul
This post is by David Farrar, chairperson of the Board for Domain Name Commission Ltd. As the third round of consultation on the WHOIS policy has concluded, I thought members and stakeholders would...
14 Jul
Blog post from Ellen Strickland, Community Programme Director at InternetNZ14 July 2016 Late last month, I attended the first ICANN Policy Forum - the new name and format for the midyear meeting of...
13 Jul
This ISP Spotlight guest blog focusses on coordinated disclosure. It is by Barry Brailey, Chair of the New Zealand Internet Task Force which wrote New Zealand's only guidelines on coordinated...
11 Jul
11 July 2016 Over the last few days, the news has been full of articles about the Dallas police department using a robot to deliver, and detonate a bomb in order to end a standoff with an alleged...
7 Jul
Guest blog from George Michaelson, Senior R&D Scientist, APNIC7 July 2016 The need to move to IPv6 is something that ISPs have known about for many years. Despite this, adoption of IPv6 across...
6 Jul
Blog post from Nicole Skews-Poole, Community Programme Liaison at InternetNZ6 July 2016  Until midnight 28 August, we are taking applications for 'conference attendance' and 'community projects'...
4 Jul
Doing things this decade Before we get cracking into the articles and our goofball takes on them I wanted to talk about how the Issues team is trying to do things “this decade”. Our recent attempt at...
29 Jun
A blog post from Ben Creet, Issues Manager at InternetNZ30 June 2016  Today we launched ISP Spotlight - and boy am I proud of this product. We're comparing New Zealand ISPs on six things that we...