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UK Chapter 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Please join us on 10 December 2020 for the Chapter’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year the AGM will take place online due to Pandemic restrictions.

Date and Time

Thursday 10 December 2020, 16:00 – 18:00 UTC 

Provisional Agenda:

16:00-18:00 (120 minutes)

Part 1 – 16:00-16:30 – Internet Society UK Limited

  1. Welcome, Roll Call, Introduction by the Chair (5 minutes)
    1. Approval of Agenda
  2. Internet Society UK Limited (25 minutes)
    1. Financials of ISOC UK England
    2. Confirmation of FY2019 Accounts filed
    3. Approval of FY2020 preliminary Accounts
    4. Approval of current company/society organisation
    5. Appointment of Accountants
    6. Elections Process

Part 2 – 16:30-18:00 – ISOC UK England

  1. Chair’s Report of Chapter Activities since last AGM (10 minutes)
  2. Working Groups (30 minutes)
    1. Addition/Reduction/Renewal
      1. Policy list
      2. Universities list
      3. Open Trust list
  3. Future Activities for 2021 (30 minutes)
  4. IPv6 Matrix update (10 minutes)
  5. Any other Business

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

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: [1]Exceptional access, also referred to as “lawful access,” refers to providing law enforcement and intelligence agencies with access encrypted communications. [2]See:  Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications – and  Open Letter to GCHQ [3]  https://www.networkcomputing.com/network-security/encrypted-traffic-reaches-new-thresholdRead more ...
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Two UK MPs challenge their own government in the High Court – and win.

Robin Wilton
Prague 18th July 2015 writes

Two MPs, David Davis (Conservative) and Tom Watson (Labour), with human rights advocacy group Liberty, have won a challenge in the High Court against the UK’s data retention law (DRIPA). The ruling finds against the UK law on several grounds, including incompatibility with the right to privacy, and a lack of clarity in the rules applying to access requests. Since the current rules allow a very wide range of public authorities to request communications data, and to do so without independent approval, there is a clear implication that the UK’s approach to data retention fails the proportionality test.… Read more ...