• Quis custodiet custodiam… Who’s protecting data protection?

    by  • April 26, 2013

    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

    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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    ISOC UK England urges Nominet not proceed with its direct .uk proposal.

    by  • January 7, 2013

    The English chapter of the Internet Society urges caution regarding the direct.uk proposals. In the absence of consensus for direct .uk and in view of the risk to stability of uk domain name system the conclusion is NOT to implement direct .uk plans to shorten domains as proposed. Should the proposed security mechanisms be...

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    UK Internet next ten years and ITRs

    by  • November 3, 2012

    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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    The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance

    by  • October 9, 2012

    The Internet’s next ten years: needs, opportunities and governance Joint Internet Society England and International Institute of Communications UK Chapter Event The Internet’s next ten year’s: needs, opportunities and governance Hosted by Cisco, Park House, 7th Floor, 16-18 Finsbury Square, London, EC2M 7EB Tuesday 30 October 2012, 17:00 Registration closes on Friday 26 October...

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    August 2012 results for IPv6 Matrix project

    by  • September 20, 2012

    The Internet Society chapter in the UK (ISOC England) has been awarded a community grants award in November 2009 to design and implement an “IPv6 crawler”, a software that would crawl through the DNS at regular intervals in order to detect and test the following: IPv6 DNS servers IPv6 compliant web servers IPv6 compliant...

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