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12 Feb
12 February 2018 Kia ora koutou and it's another sunny, rainy day in Aotearoa. Recently there's been a fair bit of Internet-y news that is either a) thought-provoking, or b) down-right troubling....
7 Feb
In addition to being Waitangi Day, yesterday was Safer Internet Day. This blog marks the occasion, with James reporting from a security-focused event, and a roundup of Safer Internet activity online...
24 Jan
This week, our Policy Advisor James has been thinking about connections. James tells us about a cable-laying boat connecting New Zealand to the world, about email problems and how to avoid them, and...
17 Jan
What have we built? We've created a public notice Twitter bot, @publicnoticesNZ. This bot is in beta, but is the first step to an automated system where you can be notified about public notices...
17 Jan
This is the third part of the series on our week at the UNIGF. See part two here. The United Nations Internet Governance Forum wrapped up almost a month ago now, but I have been digesting the week...
15 Jan
Posted by Ben Creet at 1.30pm on Monday 15 January. Today, the country returns to full service from the holiday. It's hot here in Wellington, it's Monday and it's time for some links and our thinks...
15 Jan
15 January 2018 The Chair and Board of the Domain Name Commission have announced Brent Carey as the incoming Domain Name Commissioner to lead the Domain Name Commission into a new phase after the...
8 Jan
A short, friendly blog from your policy and advocacy geeks at InternetNZ posted by Ben Creet on 8 January 2018. Kia ora koutou, A new year, some resolutions and the re-imagining of the issues team...
22 Dec
A blog post from Andrew Cushen, Deputy Chief Executive at InternetNZ22 December 2017 Apparently experts are only marginally more accurate at predicting the future than monkeys throwing darts at...
21 Dec
This is the second part of the series on our week at the UNIGF. See part one here. Kia ora, It's officially Day Two here in Geneva and after traipsing through the snow from my hotel to the United...