Ministers must make sure the new Online Safety Bill is fit for purpose, can adapt to new technology, and compasses encrypted platforms.
Posts Tagged: Internet
Investing in gigabit broadband will make boost regional competitiveness and make the home-working revolution much more viable.
It’s striking that the countries that did best during Covid are those, like Taiwan and South Korea, which live under threat of annihilation by their neighbours.
SMEs are facing unprecedented challenges. Faster internet speeds can make a great difference.
Caroline Elsom: The Online Harms proposals set us on a course that will threaten freedom, privacy and competitiveness – while being unlikely to make us safer
We wouldn’t want constraints on free speech imposed on the basis of opaque agreements between platforms and politicians.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
Nat Wei: How the internet could have been used to protect lives and livelihoods during this crisis. And how we can do better.
More emphasis could have been put on local delivery of services, drugs, and even treatment using mobile medical equipment and remote consultation.
It will mean woke bureaucrats censoring Tory activists, undermining entrepreneurs, and threatening our free press. Time to drop it once and for all.
James Frayne: Ten errors that Conservatives must avoid making about the new working class voters who backed them last month
Listening to conversations in Westminster in recent days, I fear a number of misconceptions will drive bad decision-making.
Today’s choice is between Marxist extremists and a Conservative Government different from its predecessors only in that it wants to leave the European Union.
Roderick Crawford: Will you really trust Corbyn to control what you can see and do on your mobile and laptop?
Labour’s broadband policy is not about investment in infrastructure, but about a revolution in content to shape our collective political culture.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.
We need to give innovators space to succeed (and fail), citizens more power online and off, and keep our country competitive.
They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.