A round-up of the current calls for input which might be of interest to SCL members
Despite the holiday period, it is consultation season for IT lawyers. Current opportunities to lobby or calls for input relate to:
The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee are looking for input on the following matters:
What is the nature of the security threat to private individuals and what is the scale of the problem?
How well do the public understand the nature of the threat they face?
What can be done to provide greater personal internet security? How much does this depend on software and hardware manufacturers?
Is the regulatory framework for Internet services adequate?
How well equipped is Government to combat cyber crime? Is the legislative framework in
The call for evidence is at http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/lords_s_t_select/internet.cfm and the deadline for submissions is 23 October.