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ORG policy update 2018 Week 12

This is ORG's Policy Update for the week beginning 19/03/2018. If you are reading this online, you can also subscribe to the email version or unsubscribe.


ORG London: Javier Ruiz speaks @CryptoPartyLDN

PANEL DICUSSION: Is it time to delete Facebook? Hear ORG Policy Director Javier Ruiz weighs on the implications of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Where: JuJu’s Bar & Stage, 15 Hanbury St, E1 6QR When: CryptoParty starts at 7pm, panel is at 8pm. FREE ENTRY


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

This blog was originally hosted on New Statesmen Tech.


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.