• UK Chapter 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

    by  • October 13, 2019

    Please join us after the UK IGF on 24th October for our Chapter’s Annual General Meeting where you’ll be able to meet with the Chapter’s Leadership Team as well as staff members of the Internet Society. Date and Time Thu, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM BST Add to Calendar Location Cavendish...

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    WEBINAR: “Gender and IoT”: The Implications of smart technologies on victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence and abuse

    by  • October 13, 2019

    Date/Time: Monday 21st October 2019, 18:00 BST Spread the word to your friends and colleagues! In recent years, forms of online harassment and sexual abuse facilitated through information and communication technologies emerged. These ICT-supported assaults range from cyberstalking to online behavioural control. While many efforts to tackle technology-facilitated abuse (“tech abuse”) are concerned with...

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    UK IGF 2019 meeting date announced

    by  • September 6, 2019

    Please join us for the 2019 UK IGF meeting on Thursday 24th October, 9am – 5pm, at The Cavendish Conference Centre, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT. The theme of this year’s UK Internet Governance Forum meeting is ‘Ensuring a healthy digital society by 2050’. We’ll be joined by experts from a variety of organisations...

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    UN rights experts urge India to end communications shutdown in Kashmir

    by  • August 22, 2019

    GENEVA (22 August 2019) – UN human rights experts* today called on the Government of India to end the crackdown on freedom of expression, access to information and peaceful protests imposed in Indian-Administered Kashmir this month.  The experts expressed concern that the measures, imposed after the Indian Parliament revoked the Constitutionally-mandated status of the...

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    A Joint Call to World Leaders for a Secure and Trusted Digital Economy

    by  • August 22, 2019

    ISOC UK has signed a call to world leaders attending the G7 summit to ensure the Internet can support a secure and trusted digital economy for everyone. Measures that undermine encryption weaken security for all. You can see the letter and sign it at http://www.g7openletter.org Endnotes: Exceptional access, also referred to as “lawful access,”...

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    European Chapters Meeting on 9-10 May 2019

    by  • August 21, 2019

    (Reported by Louise Marie Hurel) Representatives and fellows from the European ISOC Chapters met in Bucharest, Romania (full agenda here) from 9-10 May 2019. The two-day discussions covered topics such as encryption, Internet consolidation, IoT, Internet of food, and stimulated an inclusive and dynamic exchange on Internet Society’s 2025 long-term strategic planning.  It is...

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    ICANN/UASG Campaign on Updated Internet Standards

    by  • August 20, 2019

    The Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) which has been working to facilitate that all domain names and corresponding email addresses work in all applications, has asked for this community’s help to voluntarily spread the word about Universal Acceptance. The Group includes Apple, Google, ICANN and Microsoft. So what is “Universal Acceptance”? Since 2010, non-Latin...

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