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Conference preview: the four best fringe meetings

With the Liberal Democrat (federal party) spring conference coming up in Sheffield  on 11-13th March, I am going to be doing a series of posts previewing some of the main items up for debate, expanding on my previous whistlestop tour of the conference agenda. First, however, is a look at the fringe meetings being held [...]

Who runs the internet? Wikileaks, piracy and censorship

With attempts to control the internet ranging from drastic actions of dictators in the Middle East to¬†democratic debates in the US Congress over an internet ‘kill switch’, and not forgetting the continuing debate over the Digital Economy Act in Britain, The Voice’s fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat spring conference is looking at who has [...]

Who runs the internet? Wikileaks, piracy and censorship

27 January 2011 , , , ,
We’re once again running a fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrat spring conference. This time we’re looking at the internet and who is allowed to control whom: Who runs the internet? Wikileaks, piracy and censorship Libel law reform campaigner and former MP Evan Harris, website pioneer Mary Reid, James Blessing of the Internet Service Providers’ [...]