During the past few days the Internet has seen intense debate on two legislative initiatives proposed before the United States Congress which, if passed, would have had a global negative impact on the Internet. These initiatives are known by the acronyms of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect Intellectual Property Act).
Since its creation, LACNIC has understood that the organization must offer appropriate solutions to meet the needs of the community it serves. Thus, in 2005, LACNIC implemented its Sponsorship Program aimed at allowing members of the community to participate in the main events organized each year by LACNIC.
In response to the region's needs and demands, LACNIC has signed a new agreement that will allow continuing the work carried out by the Regional Fund for Digital Innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (FRIDA), a program that, since 2004, has financed more than 50 innovative projects in the field of ICTs in 15 different countries around the region.
The Regional IPv6 Week is a coordinated test of the new Internet protocol that will be held from February 6 to 12.
LACNIC-Labs was born from the need to have an open space in which to promote and accelerate the adoption of technological advances and industry standards.
This year LACNIC is celebrating its tenth anniversary and one way of celebrating is by sharing with you anecdotes, stories, and pictures of every step that the organization has taken during this time.
Para celebrar sus 20 años, Internet Society (www.internetsociety.org) propuso la creación de un Salón de la Fama de Internet con el objetivo de reconocer a las personas que han impulsado el desarrollo de Internet en todo el mundo.