ISOC to organize blockchain workshops in Middle East

ISOC to organize blockchain workshops in Middle East

The Internet Society’s Middle East Bureau is organizing three blockchain workshops in July for the first time in the region and is inviting applicants to register. The workshops entitled “Blockchain Technologies and Internet Governance: Secrets and How Tos” will be held during 8-12 July in Amman, Beirut and Dubai and will focus on the basics…

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Blockchain is now an ISOC issue

The Internet Society has recently published a new blockchain Issue page on its official website and now appears on the website’s overall Issues page. It comes as the Blockchain SIG is about to mark its first anniversary next month. It is worth noting that ISOC had already featured blockchain technology in its Global Internet Report 2017 that focused on the digital futures. Furthermore, ISOC’s Internet Technology…

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Initiative in Canada to support blockchain start-ups

One of the main challenges confronting new blockchain start-ups is to find resources and expertise in supporting them so that they convert their ideas to viable and sustainable projects.Initiated by Toronto-based York University’s BlockchainHub, C-Lab was launched late to provide free space, in-house experts, networking opportunity, human resources, product building, beta testing, as well as funding opportunities….

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ISOC-BSIG to take part in ICANN60

The Internet Society Blockchain SIG will participate in ICANN60’s session on Emerging Identifiers Technology session on 31 October. ISOC-BSIG’s Chair Pindar Wong will share the panel with other distinguished speakers from Ethereum, ICANN and UPC-Barcelona Tech. The session is open to attend and will address  new technologies that affect or propose new approaches to the unique…

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ISOC-BSIG Contributes to ITU’s Open Consultation on OTT

The Internet Society Blockchain Special Interest Group (ISOC-BSIG) successfully submitted a paper as a contribution to ITU Open Consultations on Over-the-top (OTT). The submitted paper was co-authored by ISOC-BSIG members Judith Hellerstein (USA), Mohamed El Kandri (Canada), Renata Aquino Ribeiro (Brazil), Hosein Badran (Canada) and Michael J. Oghia (Serbia). Several of the authors have participated remotely in the open consultation…

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