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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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    A Joint Call to World Leaders for a Secure and Trusted Digital Economy

    by  • August 22, 2019 • News, Policy

    ISOC UK has signed a call to world leaders attending the G7 summit to ensure the Internet can support a secure and trusted digital economy for everyone. Measures that undermine encryption weaken security for all. You can see the letter and sign it at http://www.g7openletter.org Endnotes: Exceptional access, also referred to as “lawful access,”...

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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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