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Chatter Episode 29 – Matthew Rice on The General Data Protection Regulation and Online Censorship

Matthew Rice, Scotland Director for the Open Rights Group, was our guest on today’s show. The Open Rights Group are the UK’s only digital campaigning organisation working to protect the rights to privacy and free speech online. We spoke all about the General Data Protection Regulation, what it means for businesses and for…

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Internet Censorship Is Not The Way To Combat Terrorism

During the lead-up to the 2017 General Election, the Conservatives mentioned proposals to heavily censor the internet in order to curb terrorism. They had already been vocal about their desires to prevent encryption on services like WhatsApp in an attempt to stop terrorists sending untraceable messages and in the wake of the Manchester…

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What Is Net Neutrality And Why Is It Important?

Net neutrality is a concept that has been central to the growth of the internet. It guarantees that all traffic will be treated equally, regardless of where it is coming from and the fact that all traffic has (in most countries across the world) been treated equally is one of the greatest strengths…

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What Would The Conservative Proposals For The Internet Mean?

There has been a lot of discussion surrounding the Conservative Party plans for internet regulation. In their manifesto they state that: ‘Some people say that it is not for government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet. We disagree,” This can read as a horror story or as sensible regulation…

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