The Internet is facing an unprecedented threat. As the war in Ukraine evolves, governments, businesses and other organizations are considering sanctions to thwart Russia’s invasion that would damage the global Internet. In the short term, people will lose access to a critical lifeline for safetyand accurate information. In the long term, actions that undermine the apolitical nature of the network would divide the Internet along geopolitical lines and irreversibly alter the Internet we know today. We cannot let the Internet become a pawn of geopolitics.… Read more ...
in collaboration with Nominet
.UK Registry Nominet is organising a one hour Webinar “.UK Internet Governance Forum Overview” at 13:00-14:00 BST on 30th September 2021 and ISOC UK has partnered with long time IGF experts to answer the questions you might have about the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the UK IGF.
- Introduction — Olivier Crépin-Leblond, ISOC UK England Chair
- A primer on IG, setting the stage, — Louise Marie Hurel, Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics
- Story of the IGFs (why, when, purpose etc.)
How to Regulate the Internet Without Breaking It
19 June 2019 – 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Joseph Gaggero Hall | Chatham House | 10 St James’s Square | London | SW1Y 4LE
To Register interest – https://www.chathamhouse.org/event/how-regulate-internet-without-breaking-it
Internet regulation is increasing around the world creating positive obligations on internet providers and exerting negative unintended consequences on the internet infrastructure. In some ways, most of this regulatory activity is justifiable. Governments are concerned about the increased risk that the use of the internet brings to societies.… Read more ...
Over the past few years, there has been a clear shift towards greater ‘securitization’ of the Internet, where security is less about personal data integrity and network resilience, and more about national security and political control. This is evident through the practice of Internet shutdowns, data localization policies, attacks on the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and encryption backdoors.
At this event, held in partnership with Chatham House, participants discussed the trend towards ‘securitization’, its implications and how to strengthen trust in the Internet.… Read more ...
The replay of this event held 13th July 2017 is now available.
with thanks to Joly MacFie, Olivier Crépin-Leblond and participants at the event.
The UK Chapter of the Internet Society and Cloudflare, Inc. invite you
to the forthcoming Event:
Fake News: annoying symptom or life-threatening disease?
Location: The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
39a Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7JN
Date: Thursday 13 July 2017
Time: doors open at 17:30 for an 18:00 start
Fake news has been a buzzword since the US election provoked a debate at
presidential level. But fake news are neither new, nor are they
geographically constrained to the United States.… Read more ...