• 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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    Theresa May Home Secretary

    Home Office push the IP Bill to avoid national debate

    by  • March 2, 2016

    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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    UK Internet Governance Forum meeting

    by  • May 11, 2015

      The UK Internet Governance Forum 2015 Tuesday 16 June | 09:00 – 17:00 (Arrival from 08:30) Location: Chatham House | 10 St James’s Square | London | SW1Y 4LE The Agenda is here The main page for the event including breakout sessions can be viewed at http://ukigf.org.uk/events/ UK IGF 2015 Sessions were recorded...

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    Internet Society Statement on the NETmundial Initiative

    by  • November 17, 2014

    For full Release see Internet Society Based on the information that we have to date, the Internet Society cannot agree to participate in or endorse the Coordination Council for the NETmundial Initiative. We are concerned that the way in which the NETmundial Initiative is being formed does not appear to be consistent with the...

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    ITU Plenipot underway – opens PP-14 documents to the public

    by  • October 21, 2014

    Issues Matrix as itemised by ISOC for ITU can be downloaded in PDF format Sally Wentworth of ISOC writes from Busan, The Plenipot is just getting going and we’re still mostly in the ceremonial stage (plus lots of campaigning for elected positions). One thing that did happen yesterday was that the ITU members agreed...

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    by  • April 21, 2014

    The two-day NetMundial conference starts on Wednesday. Olivier Crepin-Leblond, & Desiree Miloshevic and several members are attending. Please make yourselves known to each other and post any comments or requests for input to our Policy list. The agenda for the meeting can be found here and a draft outcome document can be viewed here....

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