• Follow-up Webinar on a Policy Framework for an Open and Trusted Internet

    by  • March 23, 2017 • 0 Comments

    In June 2016 ISOC published a working paper “A policy framework for an open and trusted Internet” outlining the four interrelated dimension to be considered when developing policies for the internet. http://www.internetsociety.org/doc/policy-framework-open-and-trusted-internet In preparation for the European Chapters meeting (22-23 February 2017) we had a 90 minutes Webinar / Conference call on Tuesday 14...

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    Webinar on a Policy Framework for an Open and Trusted Internet

    by  • February 13, 2017

    (Links to the Recording at the bottom of the page) In preparation for the European Chapters meeting (22-23 February 2017) we will have a 90 minutes Webinar / Conference call on Tuesday 14 February 2017 from 6pm to collect input from participants about the ways in which ISOC UK can/should engage with the theme of...

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    Future policy approaches to the convergence of privacy and security online

    by  • June 28, 2016

    ISOC England is partnering with the UK Chapter of the International Institute of Communications (IIC) to organise a discussion to look at how best policymakers should approach privacy and security on the Internet, considering the increasing ‘convergence’ between these two areas, especially when it comes to the Internet. Join our speakers to discuss these...

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    Home Office push the IP Bill to avoid national debate

    by  • March 2, 2016

    Theresa May Home Secretary

    March 1st 2015 – Home Office is pushing ahead with the IP Bill without needed national debate Despite three key Parliamentary committees demanding very significant changes to the draft IP Bill and calling for more time for a national debate can take place. The Home Office today published a largely identical draft Bill and...

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    Peter Kirstein CBE honoured with Fellowship by Marconi Society

    by  • February 18, 2016

    The founder and acknowledged “father” of the Internet in Europe and ISOC UK England participant Professor Peter Kirstein CBE was honoured with a Symposium and Fellowship by the prestigious Marconi Society in London Tuesday 25th October at the Royal Society. The Symposium produced by Peter Kirstein was on – “The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things”....

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    Two UK MPs challenge their own government in the High Court – and win.

    by  • July 19, 2015

    Robin Wilton Prague 18th July 2015 writes Two MPs, David Davis (Conservative) and Tom Watson (Labour), with human rights advocacy group Liberty, have won a challenge in the High Court against the UK’s data retention law (DRIPA). The ruling finds against the UK law on several grounds, including incompatibility with the right to privacy,...

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    Invitation for ISOC Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum

    by  • July 16, 2015

    The Internet Society is inviting applications for its latest Internet Society Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). IGF Ambassadors will gain valuable insight and experience through their exposure to a range of stakeholders and discussions from numerous disciplines across the Internet ecosystem and benefit from their immersion into the IGF week of activities....

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