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2022 Annual ISOC-IL Report

Publishing Date: July 31, 2023

Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) publishes 2022 Annual Transparency Report, offering an extensive, in-depth overview of its activities and operations. The report was distributed to ISOC-IL members at their annual general meeting in 2023. It is also available to the public online (in Hebrew).

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ISOC-IL’s Participation in 2023 DNS Hackathon and DNS-Today Project

Publishing Date: June 28, 2023

ISOC-IL is proud of Lavie Ben-Baruch and Artyom Minasyan, who took part in the DNS hackathon hosted by DNS-OARC, Netnod and RIPE NCC this past May. Bringing together teams from around the world, the hackathon addressed DNS-related challenges pertaining to Sustainability, Security and Privacy, and Sovereignty.

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Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) unveils an Index of Internet Use in Israel

Publishing Date: May 7, 2023

For the first time, the Israel Internet Association unveils the Israeli Internet Index, which provides detailed picture of the Israeli Internet (based on measurements and surveys), in terms of infrastructure and performance, websites, use and consumption habits for online services such as social media, apps and streaming. In the arena of social media, YouTube, WhatsApp and Facebook maintain dominance (over…

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Update: Changing the unit price per year for domain name registration

Publishing Date: May 4, 2023

As of April 5, 2023, pursuant to the decision of the Board of Trustees of the Israel Internet Association (RA), the price for registration of a domain name will be updated for the .IL and ישראל. domains to NIS 47 per year – an increase of NIS 3 compared to the previous price that was last set in 2018 at…

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ISOC-IL Survey: Scope and Characteristics of Harmful Online Discourse in Israel

Publishing Date: March 29, 2023

During 2022, one in every five Israelis was subjected to stalking or harassment on social networks; every fifth Israeli experienced curses and verbal abuse directed at him or her online; one in ten Israelis experienced the dissemination of intimate or embarrassing pictures of them without their permission. Israelis assert that Arabs and the ultra-Orthodox are the two groups most commonly…

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Internet and The Ultra-Orthodox Community In Israel: Usage and Attitudes (2022)

Publishing Date: December 20, 2022

Joint Survey of the Israel Internet Association and the Haredi Institute for Public Affairs reveals the Internet habits and sentiments of the Haredi (Ultra Orthodox) population in Israel. The survey was conducted using telephone interviews to gather data from a sample of 795 respondents from various factions of the ultra orthodox population in Israel, using a standardized questionnaire to ask…

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The new Hebrew ccTLD “.ישראל” has been launched

Publishing Date: November 22, 2022

Israel is shifting to an Israeli blue and white internet: The new Hebrew ccTLD on the internet has been born, and as a result, the State of Israel joins additional countries enabling the use of domain names in their own native language on the World Wide Web. Yesterday morning, November 22, the Israel Internet Association (RA) (ISOC-IL) began to grant…

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Call for Action: Meta’s failures to enforce its Safety and Authenticity rules in Israel

Publishing Date: September 14, 2022

With the upcoming elections looming in Israel, ISOC-IL wishes to raise the awareness of users as well as Meta Group/Facebook in regard to inadequacies regarding their handling of community standards that they themselves stipulated. This can have a worrisome impact on the upcoming elections unless immediate steps are taken to resolve these issues.  ISOC-IL sent a letter on September 13…

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Youth, Parents and Screens in Israel in 2022: Usage and Disparities Survey

Publishing Date: August 23, 2022

Data starting from: July 10, 2022 | Data until: July 14, 2022 This page presents up-to-date data on the use of screens (computer, television, smart devices) by youth and their attitudes to it while comparing these to the views of their parents. It also provides options for examining the review results in focused cross-sections according to a variety of demographics.…

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Exposure to Online Threats and Practices of Cyber Protection among the Israeli Public

Publishing Date: June 2, 2022

This page presents recent data regarding cyber threats and online crime in Israel: the scope of exposure to threats and the cyber-security mechanisms activated by the Israeli public (anti-virus, VPN, operating system updates), while enabling examination of user patterns in specific focus-groups, according to a variety of demographic characteristics. Data is based on a poll conducted for the Israel Internet…

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Proposal for Social Networks Regulation in Israel

Publishing Date: April 19, 2022

On March 6, 2022, the Committee for Adapting the Law to the Challenges of Innovation and Technology Acceleration in the Ministry of Justice and the Advisory Committee to Examine Regulation on Digital Content Platforms in the Ministry of Communications, issued an open call for the public. The committees requested the public’s comments on alternative regulatory arrangements designed to block offensive…

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