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Webinar: Connecting Rural Communities – enhancing broadband, skills & applications

Broadband can be even more transformative in rural than in urban areas – due to its ability to bypass physical distance. But the benefits from broadband (fixed or mobile) can only flow if there’s affordable access to good connectivity and skills are on hand to apply it.

Recent measures to combat Covid-19, compelling millions of people to stay at home, have underlined the importance of access to online services. But not everyone in rural communities is well placed to enjoy this online, lifeline support.… Read more ...

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Workshop on Algorithmic awareness building for User Trust in online platforms

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)

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As part of the increasingly personalised service offering of online platforms, algorithmic systems such as personalised product recommendations, news feeds and search results have come to dominant the online experiences of many users. Despite the ubiquity of their application however, awareness about algorithmic systems remains very low, and often confused.… Read more ...

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Events Policy Project

Webinar on a Policy Framework for an Open and Trusted Internet

(Links to the Recording at the bottom of the page)

In preparation for the European Chapters meeting (22-23 February 2017) we will have a 90 minutes Webinar / Conference call on Tuesday 14 February 2017 from 6pm to collect input from participants about the ways in which ISOC UK can/should engage with the theme of User Trust.

In June 2016 ISOC published a working paper “A policy framework for an open and trusted Internet” outlining the four interrelated dimension to be considered when developing policies for the internet.… Read more ...

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IPv6 Matrix new site previewed

Dr. Tim Chown previewed the chapter’s new IPv6matrix.org website at the recent UKNOF meeting on 21st January in Manchester.

The video of his presentation
The slides
The full UKNOF agenda

The IPv6 Matrix project is linked here.

Full News Release below

The chapter unveiled the new IPv6 Matrix information resource for researchers to UK network operators at UKNOF27 in Manchester on 21st January.

Dr. Tim Chown of University of Southampton unveiled the new website to the UK network operators at the meeting.… Read more ...

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ISOC England event for World IPv6 Launch on 6 June 2012

Major Internet service providers (ISPs), home networking equipment manufacturers, and web companies around the world are coming together to permanently enable IPv6 for their products and services by 6 June 2012.

Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6. As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development.… Read more ...