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    Multi-Sided Trust for Multi-Sided Platforms

    by  • March 29, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    Topic This discussion being held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST brings together representatives from different sectors to discuss the topic of trust on the Internet. This particular panel will focus on consumer to business trust; how users trust online services that are offered to them. Such services include, but...

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    How do we build trust between engineers and politicians in securing the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    by  • March 21, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    Thursday 22 March 2018 at House of Lords, Westminster 14.30   The Internet of Things is transforming the way we communicate, relax and do business. But as the number of Internet-enabled devices surges, so do the challenges associated with keeping devices and networks secure. While technologists have been preparing for many years, legislators and policymakers from...

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

    by  • December 15, 2017 • Events, News

    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 • Events, News, Policy

    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 • News

    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 • News

    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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    Role of Algorithms – the Parliamentary Science & Technology Committee should be concerned

    by  • February 1, 2017 • News, Policy

    Dr Stephanie Mathisen of Sense about Science gave evidence to the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee this morning 1st February 2017 advising transparency for algorithms that make decisions so that decisions and the process that arrived at them can be tested. She also touched on the lack of information to understand the scale and scope...

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    Future policy approaches to the convergence of privacy and security online

    by  • June 28, 2016 • Events, News, Policy

    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 • News, Policy

    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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