The Net Data Directory collects and shares information on different sources of data about the Internet. For more about the project, see our about page. To get started, use the search box below, or check out our quick start guide.

Chokepoint Project

This is a non-for-profit organization that collects and analyzes information on network neutrality and civil rights in the digital domain. It uses data on network metrics, legal and jurisdictional documents, incident reports and journalistic reports, and reference data.

Citizen Lab

This center at the University of Toronto specializes in cybersecurity, censorship, and filtering. It is part of the Open Net Initiative and has published numerous reports on these issues. Until recently, Citizen Lab offered a few regional (Latin America and the Caribbean, MENA countries, Southeast Asia) and topical (social media) Cyberwatch publications with monthly updates.

CNNIC (China Internet Network Information Center)

The Chinese registrar provides basic information on the number of internet users, websites, and IPv4 addresses in China and on .cn domain registration; periodic reports on Internet development, in the country, including data on infrastructure, access, users, security, online video and online gaming; a timeline of Internet development in China] (http://www1.cnnic.cn/IDR/hlwfzdsj/); an Intern