RightsCon is a huge conference on human rights in the digital age. 8,500 attendees meet this week to discuss Internet shutdowns, content governance, data protection, digital economy, and more. As these discussions benefit from more input from the technical community, we’ll be updating you on what w…
To address the topics of RIPE community health, the OSI Networking Model is mapped to the Maslow pyramid of needs. In this instalment of the series, Vesna Manojlovic connects Layer 6 and the aesthetic needs.
As the first in a series of articles aimed at exploring how policy-making institutions are reacting to challenges posed by Artificial Intelligence (AI), we look at how the Council of Europe seeks to examine the feasibility of a legal framework for the development, design and application of AI.
The European Resolver Policy is intended to provide reassurance to end-users and other stakeholders that personal data gained in the operation of DNS resolution services will not be misused. In this guest article, Andrew Campling talks about the aims and benefits of the policy.
The continued resilience of the RIPE community during the COVID-19 pandemic has helped the Internet keep running. This hasn't been easy, but we're in it together! Vesna Manojlovic draws a parallel between universal human needs and OSI model networking abstraction layers.
ClimateAction.tech invites you to join us for our #LetsGreenTheWeb campaign – a focused, 5-day Twitter campaign to measure the carbon emissions of websites, share tweets highlighting the results, and encourage developers to reduce website emissions. The campaign will run on Twitter from 15-19 Febru…
Reports indicate that the Ugandan government initiated a shutdown of the country's Internet yesterday evening. Here's a look at what we're seeing based on data available from our Routing Information Service (RIS) and RIPE Atlas.
The Youth IGF is a global movement of young activists, up to the age of 35, who operate as a multi-stakeholder network to lead projects aimed at tackling a wide range of Internet governance issues. In this article, Yuliya Morenets gives an overview of the Youth IGF's recent report on the human face…