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Matt Hancock has no right to complain about the internet being a “Wild West”

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ORG Leeds: Modern Threats to Free Speech Online

Could new plans to make Britain "the safest place in the world to be online" have unintended consequences? Hear from ORG campaigns manager Mike Morel and legal officer Alex Haydock about how the Government is working with social media companies to decide acceptable standards for online content. Learn how heavy fines could encourage the use of automated censors that can hurt free speech, and how murky definitions of 'harmful content' give social media companies unprecedented control over free speech online. No experience is necessary to attend this FREE event.


ORG Wales: Security and Elections - The Use of Online Voting

The Security Research Group at Aberystwyth University present a talk by ORG Executive Director Jim Killock about the risks of electronic voting vs paper elections following the Welsh proposals to implement e-voting.


ORG Wales: Is Online and Electronic Voting a Good or Bad Idea?

Join ORG's executive director Jim Killock at Bangor University as he compares the risks in paper elections vs electronic elections to help you decide whether e-voting is a good or bad idea for Wales.