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    Internet Society Statement on the NETmundial Initiative

    by  • November 17, 2014 • News, Policy

    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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    NetMundial

    by  • April 21, 2014 • Events, News, Policy

    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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    “Parliament meets Internet. Surveillance, the digital economy & the Open Internet.”

    by  • March 6, 2014 • Events, News, Policy

    The ISOC UK England chapter held a debate in Parliament on 4th March in the Grimond Room Portcullis House, Parliament Three senior politicians Conservative, Labour and Liberal and renowned experts in Internet Standards, Technologies, Policy and Institutional development debated the need for oversight and new approaches to managing surveillance of the Intenet for the...

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    .uk Second Level Domain Registrations – two.

    by  • September 24, 2013 • News, Policy

    The English Chapter of the Internet Society (www.internetsociety.org.uk) thanks the members, board and staff of Nominet UK for the invitation to comment again on their important proposal for substantial changes to the management of the UK domain name system known as Second Level Domain Registration or direct.uk. Nominet has issued a second proposal within...

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    Quis custodiet custodiam… Who’s protecting data protection?

    by  • April 26, 2013 • News, Policy

    In response to the European Commission and Parliament review of a new draft Data Protection Regulation Christine Runnegar and Robin Wilton of ISOC policy team propose the focus needs to shift to data outcomes for users rather than solely on tick box controls of data elements. “The European Commission and Parliament are currently in...

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    UK Internet next ten years and ITRs

    by  • November 3, 2012 • Events, News, Policy

    ISOC UK England and the English Chapter of the International Institute of Communications held a joint meeting on 30 October 2012 with several speakers, discussing WCIT issues. Speakers included: – Markus Kummer, Vice-President Public Policy, Internet Society – Dominique Lazanski, Tax Payers’ Alliance – Malcolm Hutty, London Internet Exchange (LINX) and Chair, EuroISPA –...

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    The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

    by  • October 9, 2012 • Events, News, Policy

    The Internet’s next ten years: needs, opportunities and governance Joint Internet Society England and International Institute of Communications UK Chapter Event The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance Hosted by Cisco, Park House, 7th Floor, 16-18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2M 7EB Tuesday 30 October 2012, 17:00 Registration closes on Friday 26 October...

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    ISOC submission to ITU Working Council on WCIT

    by  • March 1, 2012 • Policy

    This ITU WCIT Feb Contribution_v6 is a marker for our comments about the proposals to date and concerns that the negotiations may sweep in key aspects of the Internet architecture, operations, content and security.  The concepts in this paper are based, in part, on the points put forward in the recently published Internet invariants paper: http://www.internetsociety.org/internet-invariants-what-really-matters

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