• Chatham House Panel Discussion: Do We Still Trust the Internet?

    by  • December 15, 2017

    Over the past few years, there has been a clear shift towards greater ‘securitization’ of the Internet, where security is less about personal data integrity and network resilience, and more about national security and political control. This is evident through the practice of Internet shutdowns, data localization policies, attacks on the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and encryption backdoors.

    At this event, held in partnership with Chatham House, participants discussed the trend towards ‘securitization’, its implications and how to strengthen trust in the Internet. They also announced the December 2017 edition of the Chatham House Journal of Cyber Policy, produced in partnership with the Internet Society.

    Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease? Location: The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists 39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN

    by  • June 28, 2017

    The UK Chapter of the Internet Society and Cloudflare, Inc. invite you to the forthcoming Event: Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease? Location: The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists 39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN Date: Thursday 13 July 2017 Time: doors open at 17:30 for an 18:00 start Fake news has been...

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    The ISOC UK England / India Chennai online joint Webinar on the theme “Core Internet Values: Changes happening on the way the Internet Works – the desirable and undesirable changes”

    by  • June 3, 2017

    The ISOC UK England / India Chennai online joint Webinar on the theme “Core Internet Values: Changes happening on the way the Internet Works – the desirable and undesirable changes” took place Friday 2nd June 2017 The link to the live stream recording 1. Introduction to the Internet – tracing its origins (10-15 minutes)...

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

    by  • March 23, 2017

    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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