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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?

    by  • May 12, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    ISOC UK has submitted a response to the House of Lords committee on Communications consultation on “The Internet: to regulate or not to regulate?” This follows Dr. Konstantinos Komaitis, Director of Policy Development for the Internet Society attending the House of Lords Select committee on Monday May 7th on behalf of the Internet Society...

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    Multi-Sided Trust for Multi-Sided Platforms

    by  • March 29, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    Topic This discussion being held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM BST brings together representatives from different sectors to discuss the topic of trust on the Internet. This particular panel will focus on consumer to business trust; how users trust online services that are offered to them. Such services include, but...

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    How do we build trust between engineers and politicians in securing the Internet of Things (IoT)?

    by  • March 21, 2018 • Events, News, Policy

    Thursday 22 March 2018 at House of Lords, Westminster 14.30   The Internet of Things is transforming the way we communicate, relax and do business. But as the number of Internet-enabled devices surges, so do the challenges associated with keeping devices and networks secure. While technologists have been preparing for many years, legislators and policymakers from...

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    Chatham House Panel Discussion: Do We Still Trust the Internet?

    by  • December 15, 2017 • Events, News

    Over the past few years, there has been a clear shift towards greater ‘securitization’ of the Internet, where security is less about personal data integrity and network resilience, and more about national security and political control. This is evident through the practice of Internet shutdowns, data localization policies, attacks on the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and encryption backdoors.

    At this event, held in partnership with Chatham House, participants discussed the trend towards ‘securitization’, its implications and how to strengthen trust in the Internet. They also announced the December 2017 edition of the Chatham House Journal of Cyber Policy, produced in partnership with the Internet Society.