The 2011 Nominet Internet Awards are looking for examples of great Internet projects. This year’s awards are in partnership with Nominet Trust, which supports UK Internet initiatives that contribute to a safe and accessible Internet, used to improve lives and communities. Entries are open until … [Read more...] about Enter the Nominet Internet Awards!
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 causing havoc on the cyber superhighway. Don’t get me … [Read more...] about UK Internet Security Issues
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is currently in the process of reviewing the desirability of the continuation of the Forum as per paragraph 76 of the Tunis Agenda. As part of this consultation Nominet has submitted comments to the review process and these can be summarised as: The IGF … [Read more...] about IGF Review Process
The IGF have launched a formal consultation with Forum participants in accordance with Paragraph 76 of the Tunis Agenda for the Information Society. The questionnaire is available on the IGF website at: … [Read more...] about IGF formal consultation launched
Nominet has been engaged in a European IGF process - EuroDIG (European Dialogue on Internet Governance) - as part of the process of preparing for the Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad. This gave an opportunity to share with European colleagues the messages from, and information about the work … [Read more...] about European messages for the Internet Governance Forum
In the lead up to next week's Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad, the Secretariat have posted a 'call for questions' on their Web site at: http://www.intgovforum.org. If you have any questions that you would like to be addressed in the open dialogue sessions please send them to [email protected] … [Read more...] about Internet Governance Forum 'call for questions'
I travel a lot around the world talking to people about child protection on the internet, and there is no doubt that the UK is widely perceived as having developed a very advanced and very interesting approach to dealing with the broad range of challenges which the new technologies constantly throw … [Read more...] about IGF – challenges ahead and the need to manage expectations
Welcome to the UK IGF blog. This blog is intended to be used as a mechanism to report updates from the UK IGF partners and to gain valuable feedback from stakeholders involved in the process. There will be regular posts from partners involved in the UK IGF on various topics such as: their work … [Read more...] about Welcome