Want to Help Guide the Future of the MANRS Routing Security Initiative? (Featured Blog)

Would you like to help guide the future of the Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) initiative? As the MANRS community continues to develop new efforts to make the routing layer of the Internet more secure (ex. the equipment vendor progra…

TDYR 409 – Twitter Spaces now open to most users on IOS/Android – and a pipeline of new features

Twitter Spaces is now available to everyone on iOS and Android with more than 600 followers. In this episode, I talk about all the changes Twitter has made to Spaces since episode 406 back in February, and all the features they have said are coming soo…

TDYR 408 – What are Wikipedia Talk pages? How do they work?

If you go to the top of a Wikipedia article, there is a “Talk” tab in the upper left that brings you to the “Talk page” for an article. What is this Talk page for? How is it used? What happens on that page? In this episode, I talk about the role of Tal…

TDYR 407 – More Social Audio from Discord, Spotify, Telegram, and… LinkedIn?

As Clubhouse turns 1, every other service seems to want to have their own rival version. On the last show 406 I talked about Twitter Spaces, which has continued to evolve and improve. Facebook has indicated they are building their own… and in this epis…

Developing the Next Generation of Internet Champions – Internet Society’s Early Career Fellowship (Featured Blog)

How do we help develop the next generation of champions for an open Internet? As many of us who were involved in the early years of the Internet are getting older, how do we help inspire a new wave of advocates for an open Internet available to everyon…

Help Recognize Internet Pioneers and Heroes – Nominations Open for 2021 Internet Hall of Fame (Featured Blog)

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for launching the Internet in their region or country? Or someone who made some major technical innovation that made the Internet faster or better? Or someone who is a passionate advocate who influenced othe…

Minor Administrative Updates to Internet Society Privacy Policy

Today we have made some minor updates to the Privacy Policy for this site and most of our other affiliated websites. The changes from the previous privacy policy were: Clarified in the introduction that this privacy policy applies to sites from both th…

TDYR 406 – My Initial Thoughts on TwitterSpaces

So what’s the deal with TwitterSpaces? How does it work? Will it truly be a competitor to Clubhouse for “social audio”? Today I had a chance to participate in three TwitterSpaces – and in this episode I talk about the experience of joining a TwitterSpa…

TDYR 405 – A Frustrating Aspect of Wikipedia: “Your” Page Is NOT Yours To Edit – Explaining COI

“Wait? What? If something is wrong on a Wikipedia page about my company, I can’t just go in and edit it??? That’s crazy!” One of the most challenging and frustrating aspects for newcomers to Wikipedia is the guidelines and policies about “conflict of …

TDYR 404 – Wikipedia Celebrates Its 20th Birthday (Jan 15)

Wikipedia is an idea that probably should NOT work… but it does! On January 15, 2021, Wikipedia celebrated its 20th anniversary with over 6 million English articles and having just celebrated its 1 billionth edit (Jan 13). In this 404th episode, I ta…