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Israeli internet traffic to local websites has increased by 25%

Publishing Date: March 23, 2020

Data compiled from the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX), managed by ISOC-IL, indicates that Israeli internet traffic to local websites has increased by 25% in the past two weeks. The Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX), connects all ISPs in Israel. Israeli ISPs are currently connecting to the IIX at rates of up to 100 gigabits per second. Estimating that the volume of…

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ISOC-IL launches Block – Citizens Cyber Defence Center

Publishing Date: June 20, 2019

Block – Citizens Cyber Defence Center, available to the public free of charge, was established by ISOC-IL in order to provide a solution for individuals and small businesses. Block offers tutorials, tips, and up-to-date information designed to better protect home devices against various cyber attacks, as well as an online forum featuring expert advice. “The Block is designed to ensure…

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ISOC-IL annual report 2018 now available online

Publishing Date: June 20, 2019

Israel Internet Association (“ISOC-IL”) has published its annual report for 2018. In the past four years, ISOC-IL has been publishing a detailed annual report, providing the Israeli public full transparency regarding its operations. The report includes an extensive, in-depth overview of ISOC-IL’s major activities, data, and information regarding innovations and various projects that have taken place throughout the year. The…

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93% of .IL Domain Names are prepared for “DNS Flag day”

Publishing Date: January 31, 2019

Following a forewarning and instructions issued by ISOC-IL, alerting that about 5,200 Israeli domain names could be affected by a planned update of global DNS servers, potentially causing disruption to websites around the world, 93% of domain holders made the necessary adjustments and will not be affected. Several weeks ago, ISOC-IL, managing the .IL domain name registry, reported that about…

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ISOC-IL criticizes a bill proposing to block sexual content online by default

Publishing Date: November 25, 2018

ISOC-IL criticizes a bill proposing to block sexual content online by default: “This is a futile law that will not prevent children from being exposed to pornographic and violent content, causing more harm than good. Who will decide which content should be blocked? It is harsh, undemocratic online censorship. Half of the budget is enough to raise awareness of existing…

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Teaching students will learn how to help children suffering from cyberbullying

Publishing Date: September 6, 2018

Starting at the next school year, all teaching students will train to deal with children’s vulnerability resulting from cyberbullying, as part of a joint initiative of  Israel Internet Association and Dr. Michal Dolev-Cohen of Oranim Academic College, supported by MK Dr. Yifat Shasha-Biton, Chairperson of the Special Committee for the Rights of the Child. The training will provide educational tools…

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ISOC-IL upgrades the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX)

Publishing Date: August 8, 2018

ISOC-IL has recently completed an upgrade of the technological infrastructure of the Israeli Internet eXchange (IIX). As part of the system upgrade, Israeli ISP’s will be able to connect to the IIX at a maximum speed of 100Gbps compared to 10Gbps in the previous version – 10 times faster. ISOC-IL has also published new pricing for 2018, reducing the cost…

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Record-breaking interest in online broadcast of The World Cup

Publishing Date: July 18, 2018

According to Israel Internet Association, the volume of traffic served by local ISPs during the World Cup recorded a 33% increase in the past month The World Cup games are breaking the records of Kan 11 on television – while also breaking records in the volume of internet traffic in Israel. Data collected in the past month from the Israeli…

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