Organisation

Internet Society

Report

Internet Society global Internet report 2017: paths to our digital future

People are anxious about the future of the Internet. There are conflicting views around whether the Internet is a positive or a negative influence and while it becomes more and more central to our modern lives, we find that some are beginning to reject the...
Report

Internet Society global Internet report 2016: the economics of building trust online - preventing data breaches

The 2016 Global Internet Report takes a close look at data breaches through an economic lens and provides five clear recommendations for a path forward.
Report

Internet Society global Internet report 2015: mobile evolution and development of the Internet

Foreword The Internet Society’s mission is the Internet for everyone. Today there are more than 3 billion people online, and mobile access to the Internet will be instrumental in bringing the next billion people online.
Briefing paper

The internet and sustainable development

The past thirty years have seen tremendous growth in the capabilities and reach of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The Internet, especially, has become a critical enabler of social and economic change, transforming how government, business and citizens interact and offering new ways of addressing...
Report

Fostering freedom online: the role of internet intermediaries

"Fostering Freedom Online: the Role of Internet Intermediaries” is the third title in the UNESCO Internet freedom series. With the rise of Internet intermediaries that play a mediating role on the internet between authors of content and audiences, UNESCO took a joint initiative, with the...