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    .uk Second Level Domain Registrations – two.

    by  • September 24, 2013 • News, Policy

    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 • News

    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 • News, Policy

    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 • News

    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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    UK Internet next ten years and ITRs

    by  • November 3, 2012 • Events, News, Policy

    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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