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    ICANN/UASG Campaign on Updated Internet Standards

    by  • August 20, 2019 • News

    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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    Chapter submits contribution to the DCMS Consultation on regulatory proposals for Consumer IoT Security

    by  • June 6, 2019 • News, Policy

    The UK Chapter has responded to the consultation on regulatory proposals for consumer IoT launched last month by the UK Government Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. For more information about the consultation, you can see the Webinar which the Chapter has arranged with DCMS. The Chapter’s response is here: ——– Forwarded Message...

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    UK Internet Governance Forum 2018 session recordings now available

    by  • November 27, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    Following on from an open call for agenda items, the 2018 UK-IGF was held on Thursday 22nd November. This year’s UK-Internet Governance Forum meeting focused on Solutions for The Digital Age. Over 110 participants attended this annual meeting, the 11th since the first UK Internet Governance Forum in 2008, then the world’s first National IGF....

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    Workshop on Algorithmic awareness building for User Trust in online platforms

    by  • November 22, 2018 • Events, Project

    Algorithmic awareness building for User Trust in online platforms Time: Friday, November 30th 2018, 18:00 to 20:30 (UTC), London Place: Cloudflare offices, 25 Lavington Street, Southwark, London (link to Google Map) Topic As part of the increasingly personalised service offering of online platforms, algorithmic systems such as personalised product recommendations, news feeds and search...

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    The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate? Internet Society UK Chapter responds to House of Lords Inquiry

    by  • May 8, 2018 • News, Policy

    The House of Lords Select Committee on Communications has recently launched an inquiry to investigate the regulation of the Internet. This inquiry seeks to take an holistic approach to the question of Internet regulation. Questions asked are: 1. Is there a need to introduce specific regulation for the internet? Is it desirable or possible? 2. What...

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