Internet Protection

Protectionism Only Serves to Stifle Innovation

Sara Kelly | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Tech
Sara Kelly

First there was the Digital Economy Act, then there was SOPA and its counterpart PIPA, and now there's the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA. Or rather, little did we know that before the Digital Economy Act was a twinkle in Peter Mandelson's eye, negotiations for ACTA were already underway.

The Worst Content on the Internet is Being Fought – but the Problem Won't go Away Overnight

Susie Hargreaves | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Tech
Susie Hargreaves

Interviewed recently, Peter Dawe, founder of the IWF, recalled early internet companies were in the mode of "frontiersman". It is true that they were - the internet may be ubiquitous now but then it was a new, uncharted but promising territory.