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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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