Chris Buckridge

Based in Amsterdam




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Chris Buckridge is External Relations Manager for the RIPE NCC. This role involves engaging the broad range of RIPE NCC stakeholders, including RIPE NCC members, governments, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and international organisations such as the United Nations, the European Commission, the OECD and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). He has worked for the RIPE NCC since 2006.

“Let’s Go Virtual!”: Reflections on a Community Discussion

Recently, the RIPE NCC and LINX held an online discussion with around 50 people to consider the impact that our COVID-19 era “remote only” approach to events has had on the Internet technical community. In this article, we’d like to try capture some of the key insights and perspectives that came th…

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COVID-19: Changing the Internet Governance Landscape

I recently had the opportunity to speak in a webinar organised by the ISOC UK England Chapter on “COVID-19 and The Future of Internet Governance”. The session looked at the diverse impacts of COVID-19 on Internet governance-related issues. In this article, I want to discuss two of these impacts fro…

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2019 (and 2020) in Four Words

A look back at the RIPE NCC's year that was and to the year ahead.

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RIPE NCC Country Report: Saudi Arabia

The Internet may be a global network of networks, but for many stakeholders, understanding what is happening with the Internet in their own country is fundamental to helping them contribute to its development and continuous improvement.

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ITU Plenipotentiary 2018: What Just Happened?

As the ITU’s Plenipotentiary wraps up, we look at the outcomes and what it means for the Internet community, and for the ITU itself.

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PP-18: An Update at the Halfway Point

Here's an update from the RIPE NCC on the ground in Dubai as the ITU Plenipotentiary reaches its halfway point.

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Why the ITU Plenipotentiary Matters in 2018

Within the RIPE community, it’s easy to take for granted that Internet policy will continue to be developed by the technical community for the benefit of all Internet users – but the open, inclusive, bottom-up model of Internet governance is one that needs to be explained and, at times, defended on…

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IGF 2017 Liveblog

The 12th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) runs from 17 - 21 December 2017 in Geneva, and the RIPE NCC will be liveblogging key moments from the event. Check back on this page from Sunday afternoon for regular updates on the issues, arguments and ideas from RIPE NCC staff and RI…

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EuroDIG 2017 Liveblog

The RIPE NCC is liveblogging the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) across 6-7 June. Check back for updates to this page!

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Building and Documenting Stronger Relationships with External Organisations

The RIPE NCC is building relationships with external organisations and documenting the relationships we already have in order to broaden the support for and understanding of RIPE, the RIPE NCC and the global registry system.

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