Why Open Standards Want Every Voice Heard

Posted on July 27th, 2016

Image: DNS Africa Do you have an idea on how to better Internet protocols? Or a suggestion for something new? If so, do you know how to make those ideas and opinions heard? The internet is built on a history of new and novel ideas from all sorts of people and places. That is what […]

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Is It Possible for the Market Giants to Support Open Standards?

Posted on July 20th, 2016

Image: Kanchana Koyjai In an announcement earlier this year, major Internet industry leaders invested in the future success of IoT by creating the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF). The OCF was created with a goal to unify IoT development in order to allow companies and developers to work together to create specifications, protocols and open source projects […]

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What Can the Future Hold for the Internet?

Posted on July 13th, 2016

Image: Daniel Sallai Earlier this year, The Internet Society (ISOC), an OpenStand Affirming Partner, initiated a project to examine the future of the Internet. They solicited hundreds of responses in order to put together a framework for future scenarios, questions and insight into what could change the Internet in the years to come – and now ISOC […]

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Context for Collaborative Security: RFC 7754 Blocking and Filtering

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Image: Sergey Nivens There can be any number of reasons any party may choose to block and/or filter certain content on the Internet, from blocking pop-up ads, to protecting proprietary information to preventing illegal activity. The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) recently published RFC 7754 – Technical Considerations for Internet Service Blocking and Filtering, which provides advice on how […]

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