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zaDNA SGM 2020 – budget approval

27 February, 2020 (13:49) | Community, Partners, Policy | By: Alan

Yesterday we submitted the following response to the budget advertised by the zaDNA last month. We will be following and hope to engage further with their new board of directors. The following are key points: Income has flattened, this is the first time that there has been a decrease in the number of .za domain […]

2020 AGM

24 February, 2020 (13:56) | Community, Events, Membership | By: Alan

The Internet Society of South Africa invites you to attend our AGM 2020, Thursday 27 Feb, 2020 at 5:30 PM – 7 PM, at SOtano on Bree, Cape Town

Scams and frauds

18 February, 2020 (15:20) | Community, Education, Security | By: Alan

Have you seen these photos in ads on Facebook? or on other news sites? The following one is similarly common: These are all scams and frauds, and there are many more like this. Please do be careful to double check all facts before believing anyone. Mark did put out a warning many years ago yet […]

New consitution, new ISOC-ZA!

9 April, 2019 (17:15) | Community, Events, Membership | By: Alan

On March 28 2019 the AGM of the ISOC-ZA was held at Sotano on Bree St. Chairman welcomed members to the meeting and delivered Chairmans report which included a recommendation by the committee to split the functions of our organisation. There were extensive discussions and subsequent acknowledgement that some confusion that may ensue. There was […]

ISOC-ZA supports Wikimedia SA

6 September, 2017 (15:55) | Community, Partners | By: Alan

ISOC-ZA salutes Wikimedia South Africa http://www.wikimedia.org.za/ on some great successes in adding South African languages to Wikipedia. We recommend board member Ian Gilfillan’s blog post which highlights the main contributors. ISOC-ZA supports any member wishing to apply for a grant to assist to sustain and grow this activity.

Analytics and affiliates

29 August, 2017 (09:36) | Community, Partners | By: Alan

We recently met ISOC Libya at the ICANN #59 and agreed to make an informal partnership as we did when meeting ISOC China some few years back. These local ISOC organisations are not yet affiliated with ISOC global yet have similar thinking to all of Internet Society. Our Italian contemporary recently referred to the term […]

ION Durban – 7 September 2017 – iWeek #16

15 August, 2017 (12:06) | Community, Education, Events | By: Alan

ION Durban will take place on Thursday, 7 September 2017, alongside the South African iWeek. iWeek includes events with the ISP Association (ISPA), the South African Network Operators’ Group (SAFNOG), and the South African Domain Name Authority (ZADNA). We’ll have a full-day program so we can cover topics including IPv6, DNSSEC, Securing BGP, and TLS […]

25th Birthday Party at The Odyssey!

25 July, 2017 (09:46) | Community, Events, Membership, Outreach | By: Alan

The Internet Society’s 25th anniversary is a time to celebrate our global community and our collective actions to preserve the open Internet and defend its underlying principles. To commemorate this milestone, we are meeting to party and review many activities and to look ahead to the future. #thenext25 Date: Tuesday 19 September 2017 Venue: Odyssey, […]

ISOC-ZA welcomes ICANN meeting to Joburg, June 26-29 2017!

12 June, 2017 (14:02) | Community, Education, Events, Membership, Partners, Policy | By: Alan

If any members are interested to learn how the Internet is governed (i.e. not by ‘governments’ like the old telephone system was in the ITU) then those of us in Joburg have a fortunate once in a lifetime (free) opportunity to attend the 59th global ICANN meeting. ICANN meetings are held three times each year […]

#bringbacktheinternet in Cameroon!

29 January, 2017 (11:04) | Community | By: Alan

We support the principle that Internet access is a basic human right. In solidarity with our ISOC Cameroon brothers and sisters, we call on the government to reinstate access in two regions. http://www.internetsociety.cm/