The ISOC African regional bureau has been organizing hackathons at the last three editions of the Africa Internet Summit in the same spirit as those of the IETF (hack to support Open Standards development). These hackathons also have the additional purpose to involve the Africa region better and more in work done at the IETF.
I personally (Willem Toorop) love participating in those IETF hackathons. I really enjoy the combination of collaboration and the no-nonsense getting your hands dirty ambiance found thereat. I also love to tell, teach and preach about my passions (i.e. DNS, End-Entity privacy and security etc.), so I was just thrilled that I was given the opportunity by ISOC Africa to lead one of the hackathon tracks during the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) this year.
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