[Air-L] WEBCAST TODAY – Webinar and Roundtable: Understanding the UK Online Safety Bill

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Thu Jun 10 07:28:20 PDT 2021

On the day the draft UK Online Safety Bill was issued, the Internet Society
responded in no uncertain terms
Panelist Lord Richard Allan has also put in his 2p

RTT https://bit.ly/3v6bx3j

ISOC Live posted: "On Thursday 9 June 2021. at 16:00 BST (15:00 UTC) the
Internet Society UK England Chapter hosts a webinar and roundtable
'Understanding the UK Online Safety Bill'. On 12 May 2021 the UK Government
published the draft Online Safety Bill, calling it a "mani"

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9 June 2021*. at *16:00 BST* (15:00 UTC) the I*nternet Society UK England
Chapter* <https://isoc-e.org/> hosts a webinar and roundtable '*Understanding
the UK Online Safety Bill
<https://isoc-e.org/understanding-the-uk-online-safety-bill/>*'. On 12 May
2021 the UK Government published the *draft Online Safety Bill
calling it a "manifesto commitment to make the UK the safest place in the
world to be online while defending free expression." The Bill contains
several proposals including some suggesting that Encryption should be
weakened through various methods. This has generated much pushback from UK
entities and the Internet Society has drafted an online letter to members
of the UK Parliament, co-signed by dozens of organisations, that “*End-to-End
Encryption keeps us safe*”. This letter will be published shortly. This
webinar and roundtable will explore the more controversial aspects of the
Online Safety Bill, and why there is so much pushback to some of its

*Heather Burns* – Policy Manager, Open Rights Group

*Richard Allan* - Member, House of Lords + former Director of Policy in
Europe, Facebook
*Robin Wilton* - Director, Internet Trust, Internet Society
*Chris Yapp* – IT Futures and scenarios

*Olivier Crépin-Leblond*, ISOC UK England


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