Death and the Internet

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Death and the Internet was an InternetNZ speaker series event that took place on 9 June - both in Wellington and online.

View the video of the interactive session here:

Members meet-ups: February 2016

InternetNZ members are invited to one or more of our members meet-ups for the first part of 2016.  The point of these get-togethers is to give members the chance to mix and mingle with each other and with staff. We will share ideas about InternetNZ's work and future plans, and sometimes talk through some issues that rate a bit higher on the trickiness scale. Some nibbles and light refreshments will be provided. 

Staff will be bringing two items in particular to the table for these sessions:
  • InternetNZ's "focus areas" for 2016; and 

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.

.nz 2018/19 research

Each year we commission research about .nz and the domain name space to understand the domain name lifecycle and specific market variables influencing .nz growth for both businesses and consumers. 

Here's a teaser of some of this year's interesting findings:

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.