Commons Committee launches inquiry on the digital economy
Posted by malcolm on Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 at 13:37
The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee in the House of Commons has launched an inquiry into the digital economy in the UK. The topics to be considered by the inquiry include intellectual...
Oxford academic and peer faces criticism for Internet “scaremongering”
Posted by malcolm on Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 12:05
A Labour peer and Oxford University academic has been criticised for “misleading” claims about the effects of children’s Internet use. Baroness Susan Greenfield has often spoken publicly about the...
Lords report: define Internet access as a utility
Posted by malcolm on Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 21:50
A House of Lords report has argued that the UK government should treat Internet access as a “public utility”. The report, published by the Select Committee on Digital Skills, called on the...
UK Internet Governance Forum
Posted by malcolm on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 11:05
Registration for the summer meeting of the UK Internet Governance Forum is now open.
Tim Berners-Lee speaks against Internet balkanisation
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, February 11th, 2014 at 13:22
Web-founder Tim Berners-Lee has spoken out against moves towards Internet balkanisation in an interview with Wired magazine. Speaking about Brazil’s “home-soil servers” proposal and Iran’s...
UK ranks 3rd in Web Index
Posted by malcolm on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 18:04
The UK has ranked 3rd in the 2013 Web Index, a report funded by the World Wide Web Foundation which ranks 81 countries in terms of Internet access, affordability, institutional and policy...