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    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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    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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    Invitation to participate on role of algorithms in mediating access to information

    by  • January 17, 2017 • Events, Policy

    Invitation to join the UnBias project stakeholder panel ISOC UK participants interested in the increasing role of algorithms in mediating access to information are invited to join the UnBias project stakeholder panel. The UnBias project aims to develop recommendations for the regulation, design and education related to the role of algorithms in mediating...

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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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