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Internet Society Statement: Blocking TLS 1.3 in China Makes the Internet Less Secure

This statement was first published on 14 August 2020 on the ISOC website We are concerned about recent media reports that the government of China is blocking certain kinds of encrypted web connections. China appears to now block all web connections (HTTPS) that use a new open standard developed to make the Internet more secure. Technically speaking, this block affects Read more...

Internet Society Statement on U.S. Clean Network Program

This statement was first published on 7 August 2020 on the ISOC website We are very disappointed. The United States, the country that funded the early development of the Internet, is now considering policies that would fracture it into pieces. This is part of a larger disturbing trend where governments directly interfere with the Internet, Read more...

ISOC Switzerland Chapter is a Member of the Global Encryption Coalition

The mission of the Global Encryption Coalition is to promote and defend encryption in key countries and multilateral gatherings where it is under threat. It also supports efforts by companies to offer encrypted services to their users. ISOC Switzerland Chapter is a member of the coalition and supports its mission to promote and defend encryption.

Consolidation in the DNS resolver market – how much, how fast, how dangerous?

The Journal of Cyber Policy published a special Issue on Internet Consolidation including the article “Consolidation in the DNS resolver market – how much, how fast, how dangerous?” written by Roxana Radu and Michael Hausding. The article provides a timely analysis of the emerging trends of consolidation in the recursive DNS services market and the Read more...

ISOC Switzerland Chapter takes part in "We the Internet" Global Citizens’ and Stakeholders’ Dialogue

On June 5th and 6th, Mission Publiques invited stakeholders worldwide to discuss the future of Internet governance and to seek answers to How to shape the future of digital cooperation? Who should decide how to leverage the opportunities brought by the use of digital technologies and mitigate the risks they involve? A couple of board Read more...

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