Monthly Archives: September 2009

Engaging young people in the IGF

Internet Governance is seen by many as a ‘dry topic’, and certainly the concepts discussed are not always easily accessible to a young audience – imagine asking a room of teens their opinions on openness, access, security and diversity! Yet … Continue reading

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The future of the IGF

The UN Internet Governance Forum will meet in November at Sharm El Sheikh. The IGF has matured into a useful tool. But it is under threat. Stakeholders should speak up! It’s IGF season again. Representatives of key stakeholders are meeting … Continue reading

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As Sharm el Sheikh approaches

The internet has brought with it very many wonders and joys, but by common consent there have also been a number of unintended, unforeseen and unwanted consequences. Some of the debates taking place about the future of the internet are, … Continue reading

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Eradicating child sexual abuse images: beyond rhetoric and borders

By the Internet Watch Foundation Reflecting our area of expertise and experience, this post focuses on child sexual abuse content which is as much an issue for the UK internet as for every country, every law enforcement body, every facet … Continue reading

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My top ten topics

As we mark the 40th anniversary of the creation of the Internet, what issues concern UK consumers and how might these feed into the deliberations of the forthcoming Internet Governance Forum? Let me briefly list my top ten topics to … Continue reading

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UK Internet Security Issues

Working for Symantec, the world leader in information security, when invited to write about the main security threat facing the UK part of the internet you might expect me to cite the latest technical sounding hacker or Trojan attack currently … Continue reading

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