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Activities 1998

8th December – BBC’S plans for the digital age Dr Rupert Gavin, from BBC On-line spoke to members about the BBC’s plans for the future. Over dinner MPs were able to have their questions answered concerning the convergence between broadcasting and the Internet. 9th November – Internet training for Parliamentarians Cisco Systems provided personal training […]

ISPA Evidence

MR. WHITE: Thank you for coming. Perhaps you would like to introduce yourselves. MS. DE STEMPLE: I am Camille de Stemple. I work for AOL Europe and I sit on the ISPA Council. MR. FEATHER: I am Clive Feather and I work for Thus plc. I also sit on the ISPA Council. MR. WHITE: Do […]

Home Office Evidence

MR. WHITE: We appreciate you taking the time out to come here to help us. I do not know whether you have heard any other evidence, but do you want to make an opening statement by way of introduction? MR. WATKIN: We welcome what the Inquiry is doing and we wish to help as much […]

EURIM Evidence

APIG Communications Data Inquiry Oral Evidence MR. WHITE: We start with the European Information Society Group – EURIM. I start by declaring an interest as chair of that Group. EURIM exists to bring together Parliamentarians, civil servants and the industry so that issues of IT can be discussed. We have Philip Virgo with us, who […]

APIG Communications Data Inquiry Oral Evidence

MR. WHITE: I welcome our second witness, who is Dr. Ian Walden, who is Head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London. Dr. Walden, thank you very much for coming at short notice. As you know, we are conducting this investigation. Is […]

Activities 1999

7th December – Voice over the Internet Richard Heyes, Managing Director of UUNET UK spoke to members at a dinner at the Congress Club. He addressed the threat to incumbent telecoms companies of normal voice calls being made over the Internet e.g., a call to Australia, China, or the United States for the price of […]

Peter Fairbrother Evidence

MR. WHITE: Our final witness is Peter Fairbrother, who is described in my brief as a freelance mathematician. MR. FAIRBROTHER: I am a mathematical cryptographer. I have recently become interested in information security, particularly in things like RIPA. I would like to make a couple of points. Just storing data by itself is intrusive whether […]

FIPR Evidence

Foundation for Information Policy Research MR. WHITE: I welcome Dr. Ian Brown, who is Director of the Foundation for Information Policy Research, which for ease I will call FIPR. Ian, could you explain what FIPR is and make any comments which you want to start with? DR. BROWN: The Foundation for Information Policy Research was […]

Internet Service Providers Association (UK)

MR. WHITE: Thank you for coming. Perhaps you would like to introduce yourselves. MS. DE STEMPLE: I am Camille de Stemple. I work for AOL Europe and I sit on the ISPA Council. MR. FEATHER: I am Clive Feather and I work for Thus plc. I also sit on the ISPA Council. MR. WHITE: Do […]

AP Mobile

An independent group of MPs and Lords, from all political parties, ‘APMobile’ was established in 2001 to encourage debate on a range of mobile issues, bringing together relevant stakeholders including consumers, industry, Parliamentarians and pressure groups. This website provides an information channel on issues discussed by APMobile and offers links to studies, organisations and other […]