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The return of the IPv6 Matrix

View of IPv6 Matrix Web Page

The IPv6 Matrix has been measuring the use of IPv6 in the world’s 1 Million most popular Web Sites since 2010. The project has collected over 500Gb of data relating to the spread of IPv6 worldwide. Its two servers (one crawler and one web server) were now 14 years old when, in 2020, it was time to replace them with modern technology. At the December 2019 IPv6 Council Annual General Meeting, the Chapter received a pledge from UK IPv6 hosting company Mythic Beasts to host the project on virtual machines free of charge, provided the migration was undertaken by the Chapter.… Read more ...

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Defend the Internet, stop the Splinternet

The Internet is facing an unprecedented threat. As the war in Ukraine evolves, governments, businesses and other organizations are considering sanctions to thwart Russia’s invasion that would damage the global Internet. In the short term, people will lose access to a critical lifeline for safetyand accurate information. In the long term, actions that undermine the apolitical nature of the network would divide the Internet along geopolitical lines and irreversibly alter the Internet we know today. We cannot let the Internet become a pawn of geopolitics.… Read more ...

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Experts challenge Govt’s anti-encryption campaign

The UK Chapter of the Internet Society has joined more than 50 organisations to challenge the UK Government’s tactics to roll-out an Online Safety Bill that will ultimately lead to the weakening of encryption.

The full Statement and its signatories has been published on the Open Rights Group Web Site.

In addition to endorsing this Statement, the UK Chapter of the Internet Society is also seeking to facilitate dialogue to search for other methods to combat online harms. Several round-tables are currently in the works – more information will be available soon.

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Policy

Internet Impact Brief

Internet Way of Networking 5 January 2022

Internet Impact Brief: End-to-end Encryption under the UK’s Draft Online Safety Bill

Abstract

In May 2021 the UK published the draft Online Safety Bill (the “draft bill”) which seeks to set out a new regulatory framework to protect Internet users from illegal and harmful content. If implemented in its current form, this draft bill may negatively impact the Internet, pulling it away from its full potential as an open, globally connected, secure and trustworthy resource for all.… Read more ...

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Events News

ISOC UK England Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Please join us on 21 December 2021 for the Chapter’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year the AGM will take place online due to Pandemic restrictions.

Date and Time

Tuesday 21st December 2021, 16:00 – 18:00 UTC 

Provisional Agenda:

16:00-18:00 (120 minutes)

Part 1 – 16:00-16:45 – Internet Society UK Limited

  1. Welcome, Roll Call, Introduction by the Chair (5 minutes)
    1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Internet Society UK Limited (40 minutes)
    1. Financials of ISOC UK England
    2. Confirmation of FY2020 Accounts filed
    3. Approval of FY2021 preliminary Accounts
    4. Appointment of Accountants
    5. Elections Process

Part 2 – 16:45-18:00 – ISOC UK England

  1. Chair’s Report of Chapter Activities since last AGM (10 minutes)
  2. Working Groups (15 minutes)
    1. Addition/Reduction/Renewal
      1. Policy list
      2. Universities list
      3. Open Trust list
  3. Future Activities for 2022 (30 minutes)
  4. IPv6 Matrix update (10 minutes)
  5. Any other Business (10 minutes)

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Time: Dec 21, 2021 16:00 Universal Time UTC
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.UK Internet Governance Forum Overview

in collaboration with Nominet

.UK Registry Nominet is organising a one hour Webinar “.UK Internet Governance Forum Overview” at 13:00-14:00 BST on 30th September 2021 and ISOC UK has partnered with long time IGF experts to answer the questions you might have about the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the UK IGF.

  1. Introduction — Olivier Crépin-Leblond, ISOC UK England Chair
  2. A primer on IG, setting the stage, — Louise Marie Hurel, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics
  3. Story of the  IGFs (why, when, purpose etc.)
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