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Back to Basics: The Videos

Back to Basics: The Videos

Back to Basics videos now published - on scl.org and YouTube

Editorial

GroupThink – not such a bad thing

Mark O’Conor, the SCL Chair, explains why he values the input from SCL Groups and encourages SCL members to be involved with them

blog post

Age Verification Dangers

Following on from a widely welcomed presentation at SCL’s Sextech, Porn and the Law event in October, Pandora Blake offers a fuller analysis of the dangers and difficulties that come with the introduction of age verification in accordance with the Digital Economy Act 2017

article

Lecture Report: Brad Smith on Cybersecurity

Phoebe Whitlock was present when Microsoft’s Brad Smith gave the Geneva Lecture in November and promoted the view that cybersecurity needs to be a cause for our time. She reports and reflects on the event.

news story

Sextech, Porn and the Law

A glimpse into the future of sex and sexuality and its regulatory framework. Recorded at the SexTech Porn and the Law event hosted at the Engadget offices on 10 October 2017. WARNING: Contains discussion of sexual themes and very explicit language.

podcast

Squaring the Data Retention Circle

Laurence Eastham welcomes the announcement of a forthcoming consultation and suggests that SCL members sharpen their pencils and their intellect so as to respond constructively

blog post

Back to Basics - The technology: 7 - The Mobile Bit

#7 (and last) in the series of videos recorded at the Back to Basics - The Technology event on 19 September 2017. Neil Brown, of decoded:Legal, and Alex Bloor, of Andrews & Arnold, go wireless explaining IMEIs, SIM cards, the radio access network and the Internet of Things.

podcast

Back to Basics - The Technology: 6 - Essentials of Digital Security

#6 in the series of videos recorded at the Back to Basics - The Technology event on 19 September 2017. Neil Brown, of decoded:Legal, and Alex Bloor, of Andrews & Arnold, move effortlessly from defence to attack, by explaining firewalls, cryptography and VPNs before counter-attacking with denial of service and SQL injections.

podcast

Back to Basics - The Technology: 5 - The Cloud

#5 in the series of videos recorded at the Back to Basics - The Technology event on 19 September 2017. The cloud is just somebody else's computer. So why the fuss? Chris James, of DLA Piper and SCL Trustee explains.

podcast

Back to Basics - The Technology: 4 - The Internet

Fourth in the series of videos recorded at the Back to Basics - The Technology event on 19 September 2017. Chris James, SCL Trustee, explains how traffic on the internet is routed, how domain names work and more with the help of Simon Forrester and Mark James.

podcast

Legal Status of a Crypto Token

Leigh Sagar offers some thoughts, and handy definitions, relating to cryptocurrencies and a striking visualisation technique for grasping the concept of crypto tokens

article

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