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  • UN Working Group on Communications: 15th session

    Starts: 12:00 am, August 18, 2014

    Ends: 12:00 am, August 23, 2014

  • Internet Governance Forum 2014

    Starts: 9:00 am, September 2, 2014

    Ends: 5:00 pm, September 5, 2014

  • 9th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association

    Starts: 9:00 am, September 4, 2014

    Ends: 5:00 pm, September 5, 2014


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Maria Eduarda Goncalves

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Visiting Fellow New University of Lisbon Website: http://www.lspi.net/organizingcommitee.html

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    DCMS: Media ownership and plurality consultation report out now

DCMS: Media ownership and plurality consultation report out now

Yesterday, the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP published a Report on the Government response to the House of Lords Select Committee on Communications Report into Media Plurality. Yesterday’s report outlines the Government’s response to both the July 2013 consultation on media ownership and plurality, and the House of Lords Select […]

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    New consultation on prescribed persons: annual reporting requirements on whistleblowing

New consultation on prescribed persons: annual reporting requirements on whistleblowing

The Department of Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) launched a new consultation seeking views on how the Government implements their recently added reporting requirement: a power in the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Bill to enable the Secretary of State to require persons prescribed under section 43F of the Employment Rights Act 1996 to report annually on whistleblowing […]

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    House of Lords: ‘Current laws sufficient to cover social media offences’

House of Lords: ‘Current laws sufficient to cover social media offences’

In a report published today, the House of Lords Communications Committee said there are already laws in place to prosecute criminal offences committed over social media, including the Communications Act 2003 and the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. The House of Lords concluded that in conjunction with the Guidelines for applying these laws to online […]

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    UK ICO sets out how ‘Big Data’ use should conform to data protection rules

UK ICO sets out how ‘Big Data’ use should conform to data protection rules

In a new report issued today, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) sets out how data protection rules apply to the use of big data. The main message of the report is that working with big data must be done within the same rules as any other data meaning that the obligations on data […]

Ofcom: New report published on Internet safety measures

A new Ofcom report was released today on family friendly network level filtering services and online safety. Following the request of the Prime Minister and DCMS in 2013, Ofcom is producing three reports that look at the take-up, awareness of and confidence of parents on filtering controls and strategies parents may take to better […]

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    ‘DRIP’-ping on the Fast Track: UK passes new data retention law

‘DRIP’-ping on the Fast Track: UK passes new data retention law

Yesterday the UK Parliament passed the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers (DRIP) Bill into law. The Bill was fast-tracked without a vote being labelled as emergency legislation, after only one week of being released to the public, and given royal assent within hours. The new law expands British authorities’ surveillance capabilities allowing them to retain […]