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    Statement from ISOC UK to support ISOC Brazil’s statement on the Draft Bill of Law,2630/2020 (PL 2630/2020)

    by  • June 27, 2020 • Policy

    The UK Internet Society a chapter of  the Internet Society is concerned by the proposed  legislation in the reportproduced by Senator Angelo Coronel in Brazil to the Draft Bill of Law2630/2020 (PL 2630/2020) and supports the statement of our fraternalInternet Society chapter in Brazil ISOC Brasil. Statement of ISOC Brazil We hope that  Brazilian...

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    Webinar: Internet Governance post Crisis – A new normal?

    by  • May 16, 2020 • Events, Policy

    The year 2020 has seen a Pandemic affect the majority of the citizens in the world. The COVID19 virus has spread from a single city to nearly every country around the planet, throwing our industrial and commercial way of life into a brand new territory. Confinement used to isolate and end the propagation of...

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    Government response to the Regulatory proposals for consumer Internet of Things (IoT) security consultation

    by  • January 27, 2020 • News, Policy

    In June 2019, the Chapter submitted comments to the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) consultation on Regulatory proposals for Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) security. These comments can be found here. After months of work, the Government has now published its analysis of responses received and drawn its conclusions. The full...

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    Internet Consolidation: What Lies Beneath the Application Layer?

    by  • December 2, 2019 • Events, Policy

    10 December 2019 – 6:00pm to 7:15pm Chatham House, London Today more than ever we’re hearing about the dominance of big tech and how it is shaping the political landscape and markets in the UK and around the world. But how is this consolidation impacting the very architecture of the Internet itself? The Internet Society, in partnership...

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    UN rights experts urge India to end communications shutdown in Kashmir

    by  • August 22, 2019 • News, Policy

    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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