• NetMundial

    by  • April 21, 2014

    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

    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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    IPv6 Matrix new site previewed

    by  • January 29, 2014

    Dr. Tim Chown previewed the chapter’s new IPv6matrix.org website at the recent UKNOF meeting on 21st January in Manchester. The video of his presentation The slides The full UKNOF agenda The IPv6 Matrix project is linked here. Full News Release below The chapter unveiled the new IPv6 Matrix information resource for researchers to UK...

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    .uk Second Level Domain Registrations – two.

    by  • September 24, 2013

    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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    UK Internet Governance Forum to meet 10th September London

    by  • July 30, 2013

    Registration is now open for the 2013 UK Internet Governance Forum. It is to be held in London on Tuesday 10th September. Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, Ed Vaizey MP is already confirmed as a keynote speaker. Other leading commentators from politics, academia, civil society and industry will also contribute to the...

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    Quis custodiet custodiam… Who’s protecting data protection?

    by  • April 26, 2013

    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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    Internet Society is globally engaged.

    by  • April 26, 2013

    ISOC’s development continues apace. Sometimes members can forget to explain what ISOC does and where it operates. The Internet Society is well known as the organisational home of open Internet Standards the IETF . This activity remains a core responsibility. What is less well known is that ISOC has over the last few years...

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    ISOC UK England urges Nominet not proceed with its direct .uk proposal.

    by  • January 7, 2013

    The English chapter of the Internet Society urges caution regarding the direct.uk proposals. In the absence of consensus for direct .uk and in view of the risk to stability of uk domain name system the conclusion is NOT to implement direct .uk plans to shorten domains as proposed. Should the proposed security mechanisms be...

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    UK Internet next ten years and ITRs

    by  • November 3, 2012

    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

    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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    August 2012 results for IPv6 Matrix project

    by  • September 20, 2012

    The Internet Society chapter in the UK (ISOC England) has been awarded a community grants award in November 2009 to design and implement an “IPv6 crawler”, a software that would crawl through the DNS at regular intervals in order to detect and test the following: IPv6 DNS servers IPv6 compliant web servers IPv6 compliant...

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    ISOC England event for World IPv6 Launch on 6 June 2012

    by  • June 5, 2012

    Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services by 6 June 2012. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch...

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