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  • Update, 21 March 2018 - speakers announced!

    We are pleased to announce our guest speakers will be Dr Dima Saber (Birmingham School of Media, Birmingham City University) and Dr Bharath Ganesh (Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford), who will be sharing their expertise in journalism and social media.

    The UK Government, led by Prime Minister Theresa May, has put forward proposals for a 'Digital Charter' to support its stated objective of making the UK "the safest place to be online". While the Open Rights Group recognises the positive impact of some elements of the charter (notably investment to tackle online child sexual abuse), we have serious concerns about the impact many of the measures could have on freedom of speech online.

    The Government's position

    In the Government's own words (

    The Digital Charter is a rolling programme of w...