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Beyond Connectivity: Factual and Moral Context of the Internet Disruptions Following Hamas Attacks from Gaza

Publishing Date: November 4, 2023

Since the inception of the Israel Internet Association (ISOC-IL) more than two decades ago, we share the global vision of a reliable, safe and inclusive Internet for the benefit of individuals and communities. Following the grave allegations made by members of the Internet community and various media outlets, which portray Israel, and not Hamas, as the enemy of fundamental rights…

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Tech Report: Hamas and other Terrorist Organizations Utilize Online Platforms for Dissemination of Disinformation, Incitement and more

Publishing Date: November 1, 2023

Tech Against Terrorism is a United Nations-backed international initiative that was founded in April 2017, with a global mission to combat terrorist and violent extremist activity online. This independent body works by understanding online threats through detailed analysis, disrupting terrorist activities in coordination with different sectors, and reinforcing effective counterterrorism responses. Their key initiative, the Terrorist Content Analytics Platform (TCAP),…

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Amidst Unprecedented Hamas Terror Attacks and Ongoing War, ISOC-IL Supplies Users With Emergency Tools and Guides for Online Safety

Publishing Date: October 22, 2023

Amidst the national trauma induced by the October 7 massacres in Israel, a surge of false information, incitement, and disturbing content has been inundating social media, posing a threat to public well-being. To address this, ISOC-IL has expanded its online safety education efforts to counter the unprecedented threat to internet users in Israel and around the globe. Within days, we…

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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 Haredi Society 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 alert Meta Group/Facebook and its users regarding the company’s inadequate enforcement of its own community standards. Immediate actions need to be taken to address these concerns, as they may have a troubling impact on the upcoming elections.  ISOC-IL sent a letter on September 13 to Facebook Israel and to Meta…

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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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