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Archive of UK & Commission Reports & White Papers:

2010:
Description: IPO: 4 papers relating to patents commissioned by the Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP):
- "Challenges to the Patent System" by Giuseppina D'Agostino
- "The Impact of the Patent System on SMEs" by Alan Hughes and Andrea Mina
- "Patents and Industrialisation" by Christine MacLeod and Giuseppina D'Agostino
- "Sprucing Up Patent Law" by David Vaver
Date: 30 November 2010
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/pro-ipresearch.htm
   
Description: IPO: The Flow of Knowledge from the Academic Research Base into the Economy: the Use and Effectiveness of Formal IPRs and "Soft IP" in UK Universities
Date: 29 October 2010
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/ipresearch-flow-201010.pdf
   
Description: IPO: Intellectual Property Enforcement in Smaller UK Firms
Date: 29 October 2010
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/ipresearch-ipenforcement-201010.pdf
   
Description: Ofcom Communications Market Report
Date: 19 August 2010
Link: http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/market-data-research/market-data/communications-market-reports/cmr10/
   
Description: CESG updated documents covering Policy and Guidance on Information Assurance
Date: August 2010
Link: www.cesg.gov.uk/publications/policy.shtml
   
Description: Information Commissioner's Office: Summary of key points from responses to their consultation on an Online Code of Practice for Personal Information
Date: June 2010
Link: www.ico.gov.uk/upload/documents/library/data_protection/
practical_application/personal_information_online_cop_
consultation_summary.pdf
   
Description: Cabinet Office Structural Reform Plan
Date: June 2010
Link: www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/media/414879/srp-cabinet-office.pdf
   
Description: Ofcom Update: June 2010 Publications List
Date: June 2010
Link: www.eurim.org.uk/activities/commspol/OfcomUpdate-1006publications.doc
   
Description: European Commission: A Digital Agenda for Europe
Date: 19 May 2010
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/digital-agenda/
documents/digital-agenda-communication-en.pdf
   
Description: European Commission: A New Strategy for the Single Market
Date: 9 May 2010
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/bepa/pdf/monti_report_final_
10_05_2010_en.pdf
   
Description: BIS Select Committee Broadband Report
Date: February 2010
Link: www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200910/
cmselect/cmbis/72/7202.htm
   
Description: Cabinet Office: Government IT Strategy
Date: 27 January 2010
Link: www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/cio/ict.aspx
   
2009:
Description: POSTnote on Technology for the Olympics
Date: December 2009
Link: www.parliament.uk/documents/upload/postpn346.pdf
   
Description: Audit Commission: Nothing but the Truth
Date: 5 November 2009
Link: www.audit-commission.gov.uk/localgov/
nationalstudies/Pages/nothingbutthetruth_copy.aspx
   
Description: Copyright - the way ahead - a strategy for copyright in the digital age
Date: 28 October 2009
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/c-strategy
   
Description: apComms: Can we keep our hands off the net?
Date: 19 October 2009
Link: www.apcomms.org.uk/uploads/apComms_Final_Report.pdf
   
Description: Digital Britain Implementation Plan
Date: August 2009
Link: http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/publications/
DB_ImplementationPlanv6_Aug09.pdf
   
Description: Audit Commission National Study: 'Is there something I should know?'
Date: 30 July 2009
Link: www.audit-commission.gov.uk/somethingishouldknow
   
Description: BIS Consumer White Paper "A Better Deal for Consumers: Delivering Real Help Now and Change for the Future
Date: 2 July 2009
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/whatwedo/consumers/consumer-white-paper/index.html
   
Description: Government Response to Ministry of Justice Consultation on Law on Damages
Date: 1 July 2009
Link:

Response: www.justice.gov.uk/consultations/
docs/law-damages-response.pdf

Consultation: www.justice.gov.uk/consultations/cp0907.htm

   
Description: BIS: The Future of EU Competitiveness: From Economic Recovery to Sustainable Growth
Date: June 2009
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file51732.pdf
   
Description: Cabinet Office National Security Strategy 2009
Date: June 2009
Link:

www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/reports/national_security.aspx
Press Release: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/newsroom/
news_releases/2009/090625_security.aspx

The Register article: http://www.theregister.co.uk/
2009/06/25/uk_cyber_security_strategy/

   
Description: Government Safeguarding Identity Strategy
Date: 23 June 2009
Link: http://www.ips.gov.uk/cps/rde/xchg/ips_live/hs.xsl/1151.htm
   
Description: Commission for Rural Communities - Mind the Gap: Digital England – a rural perspective
Date: 23 June 2009
Link: http://www.ruralcommunities.gov.uk/files/
CRC104%20Digital%20Inclusion%20Report.pdf
   
Description: Digital Britain: The Final Report
Date: 16 June 2009
Link: http://www.culture.gov.uk/what_we_do/
broadcasting/6216.aspx
   
Description: Government Response to the House of Lords Constitution Committee Report 'Surveillance: Citizens and the State'
Date: 13 May 2009
Link: http://www.parliament.uk/documents/upload/
GovernmentResponseSurveillance.pdf
   
Description: The National Audit Office study of 'Information Exchange Between Citizens and DWP'
Date: 7 May 2009
Link: http://www.governmentontheweb.org/
access_DWP_information_exchange.asp
   
Description: The UK’s Digital Road to Recovery
Date: April 2009
Link: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/23830/1/UK_Digital_recovery.pdf
   
Description: National Audit Office: Innovation across central government
Date: 26 March 2009
Link: http://www.nao.org.uk:80/publications/0809/
innovation_across_government.aspx
   
Description: European Commission: 14th Report on the Implementation of the Telecommunications Regulatory Package - 2008
Date: 24 March 2009
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/
ecomm/library/communications_reports/annualreports/
14th/index_en.htm
   
Description: Summary of responses to the public consultation on implementing the Audiovisual Media Services (AVMS) Directive
Date: March 2009
Link: http://www.culture.gov.uk:80/reference_library/
publications/5911.aspx
 
   
Description: House of Lords Constitution Committee Report - 
Surveillance: Citizens and the State
Date: 6 February 2009
Link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200809/ldselect/
ldconst/18/1802.htm
   
Description: Digital Britain: The Interim Report
Date: January 2009
Link: http://www.culture.gov.uk/what_we_do/
broadcasting/5631.aspx
2008:
Description: Ministry of Justice: Government Response to the Data Sharing Review Report
Date: 24 November 2008
Link: http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/response-data-sharing-review.htm
Response to the consultation: http://www.justice.gov.uk/publications/cp1508.htm
   
Description: Final report for BERR - The Next Phase of Broadband UK: Action now for long term competitiveness. Francesco Caio.
Date: September 2008
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file47788.pdf
   
Description:

Cabinet Office: Transformational Government - our progress in 2007

Date: July 2008
Link: http://www.cio.gov.uk/documents/annual_report2007/
tg_annual_report07.pdf
   

Description:

BERR Public Services Industry Review - Understanding the Public Services Industry: How big, how good, where next?  A review by Dr. DeAnne Julius CBE

Date: July 2008
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file46965.pdf 
   
Description: Data Sharing Review Report
Date: 11 July 2008
Link: http://www.justice.gov.uk/docs/data-sharing-review-report.pdf 
   
Description: Communities in control: real people, real power
Date: 9 July 2008
Link: http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/
communities/communitiesincontrol
   
Description:

House of Lords Science and Technology Committee - Personal Internet Security: Follow-up

Date: 8 July 2008
Link: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200708/
ldselect/ldsctech/131/131.pdf
 
   
Description: Cabinet Office: Excellence and fairness: Achieving world class public services
Date: July 2008
Link: http://www.number10.gov.uk/files/pdf/psr.pdf 
   
Description:

Cabinet Office: Data Handling Procedures in Government: Final Report

Date: June 2008
Link: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/reports/data_handling.aspx 
   
Description:

Review of information security at HM Revenue and Customs Final report

Date: June 2008
Link: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/0/1/poynter_review250608.pdf 
   
Description:

Safer Children in a Digital World - The Report of the Byron Review

Date: March 2008
Link: Report: http://www.dfes.gov.uk/byronreview/pdfs/
Final%20Report%20Bookmarked.pdf

Ofcom Response: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/research/telecoms/reports/byron/
   
Description: ‘Innovation Nation’ White Paper & a report on the Government’s progress in implementing the recommendations of the recent review led by Lord Sainsbury, ‘The Race to the Top’.
Date: March 2008
Link: White Paper: http://www.dius.gov.uk/docs/home/ScienceInnovation.pdf 
Sainsbury Review: http://www.dius.gov.uk/docs/home/SainsburyReview-v12.pdf
   
Description: Cybercrime in the UK released by the Shadow Home Secretary, Rt Hon David Davis MP.
Date: March 2008
Link: http://www.conservatives.com:80/tile.do?
def=news.story.page&obj_id=142781
   
Description: Crosby Report: Challenges and opportunities in identity assurance
Date: March 2008
Link: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk./media/6/7/
identity_assurance060308.pdf
  
2007:
Description: National Audit Office Fourth Validation Compendium Report
Reports on the success or otherwise of the systems used to measure performance against target in the Public Service Agreements in the 2004 Spending Review.
Date: 19 December 2007
Link: http://www.nao.org.uk/publications/0708/
fourth_validation_compendium_r.aspx
   
Description: "Interim Progress Report" of the Cabinet Secretary's review of "Data Handling Procedures in Government"
Date: December 2007
Link: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/upload/assets/
www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/publications/reports/
data/data_handling.pdf
   
Description: The Government response to the House of Lords Science & Technology Committee Report on Personal Internet Security
Date: October 2007
Link: http://www.official-documents.gov.uk/document/cm72/
7234/7234.pdf
   
Description: Personal Internet Safety - House of Lords Science & Technology Committee Report
Date: 10 August 2007
Link: Report: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/ld200607/
ldselect/ldsctech/165/165i.pdf

Press Release: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_
committees/lords_press_notices/pn100807st.cfm
   
Description: POST Note on Radio Spectrum Management
Date: July 2007
Link: http://www.parliament.uk/documents/upload/postpn292.pdf
   
Description: Government on the Internet (2007)
A new report on the state of UK government on the internet has been published by the UK National Audit Office, based on research by a team from the Oxford Internet Institute (University of Oxford) & the LSE Public Policy Group (London School of Economics & Political Science).
Date: 13 July 2007
Link: http://www.governmentontheweb.org/access_reports.asp
#download
   
Description: The United Kingdom Security & Counter-Terrorism Science & Innovation Strategy
Date: June 2007
Link: http://security.homeoffice.gov.uk/news-publications/
publication-search/general/science-innovation-strategy1?view=Binary
   
Description: Delivering successful IT-enabled business change - House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts 
Date: 5 June 2007
Link: Report: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm200607/
cmselect/cmpubacc/113/113.pdf
Press Release: http://www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_
committees/committee_of_public_accounts/
pacpn070605.cfm
   
Description: Public Broadband Schemes: A Best Practice Guide
Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) & Ofcom publication giving advice for public bodies who may be considering the use of public funds to support the provision of higher speed broadband networks in particular areas of the UK.
Date: February 2007
Link: Report: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/media/mofaq/telecoms/pbs/
dti_pbs.pdf
 
Ofcom FAQ: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/media/mofaq/telecoms/pbs/
   
Description: Progress of MPS e-Crime Strategy
Date: 25 January 2007
Link: http://www.mpa.gov.uk/committees/mpa/2007/
070125/10.htm
   
Description: Treasury: Transforming government procurement
Date: 23 January 2007
Link: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/documents/
enterprise_and_productivity/public_services_productivity/
ent_services_procurement.cfm
   
Description: Transformational Government Enabled by Technology Annual Report 2006
Date: January 2007
Link: http://www.cio.gov.uk/documents/annual_report2006/
trans_gov2006.pdf
 
   
Description: HM Government Policy Review
Date: January 2007
Link: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/policy_review/
public_services/index.asp
 
2006:
Description: The Report of Lord Leitch: Prosperity for all in the global economy - world class skills
Date: December 2006
Link: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/523/43/
leitch_finalreport051206.pdf
   
Description: The Report of Sir David Varney: Service transformation: A better service for citizens and businesses, a better deal for the taxpayer
Date: December 2006
Link: http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/media/53D/F2/
pbr06_varney_review.pdf
   
Description: National Audit Office Report on Central government’s use of consultants
Date: 15 December 2006
Link: http://www.nao.org.uk/whats_new/0607/0607128.aspx
   
Description: National Audit Office Report on Delivering successful IT-enabled business change
Date: 17 November 2006
Link: http://www.nao.org.uk/publications/0607/
delivering_successful_it-enabl.aspx
   
Description: European Commission: The Recasting of Copyright & Related Rights for the Knowledge Economy, undertaken by Bert Hugenholtz
Date: November 2006
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/docs/studies/
etd2005imd195recast_report_2006.pdf

 

Archive of Reports by EURIM Members & Partners:
 
2010:
Description: Childnet, FACT and the film and music industries on saying safe and legal on the Internet
Date: November 2010
Link: www.childnet.com/downloading/
   
Description: Vodafone - Digital Parenting Magazine
Date: November 2010
Link: www.vodafone.com/parents
   
Description: UK Internet Security: State of the Nation - The Get Safe Online Report
Date: November 2010
Link: www.getsafeonline.org/media/Get_Safe_Online_Report
_2010.pdf
   
Description: Valuing Information as an Asset
by Chris Higson & Dave Waltho
Date: April 2010
Link: www.eurim.org.uk/activities/ig/InformationAsset.pdf
   
Description: SABIP: Changing Attitudes and Behaviour in the 'Non-Internet' Digital World and their Implications for Intellectual Property
Date: 15 January 2010
Link: www.sabip.org.uk/sabip-noninternet.pdf
   
2009:
Description: Socitm Policy Briefing: ICT, Resourcing and Transformation - doing more, better, with less
Date: 19 November 2009
Link: www.socitm.gov.uk/socitm/Library/Socitm+Policy+briefing
+-+ICT+resourcing+and+transformation.htm
   
Description: ENISA: Advisory Note - Cyber Security: Economic Recovery
Date: October 2009
Link: www.enisa.europa.eu/media/news-items/
enisas-psg-delivers-valuable-input
   
Description: European Internet Foundation (EIF) Report: The Digital World in 2025
Date: September 2009
Link: http://www.eifonline.org/en/articles/digital-world-in-2025.cfm
   
Description: Children's Charities Coalition on Internet Safety - Digital Manifesto
Date: 15 June 2009
Link: www.chis.org.uk
   
Description: ISAF/BCS Personal Data Guardianship Code
Date: 1 June 2009
Link: www.bcs.org/datacode
   
Description: Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP): IP Enforcement in the UK and Beyond: A Literature Review
Date: 18 May 2009
Link: http://www.sabip.org.uk/sabip-ipreview.pdf
   
Description: Strategic Advisory Board for Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP): Strategic Priorities for Copyright
Date: 10 March 2009
Link: http://www.sabip.org.uk/copyright-100309.pdf 
   
Description: PITCOM Visit to the Indian IT and Technology Industries
Date: February 2009
Link: http://www.pitcom.org.uk/modules.php?op=modload
&name=News&file=article&sid=198&mode=thread
&order=0&thold=0
   
Description: National Computing Centre: Protecting Corporate Reputation and Brand - the role of people, culture and technology
Date: January 2009
Link: http://www.nccmembership.co.uk:80/pooled/articles/
BF_WEBART/view.asp?Q=BF_WEBART_308946
   
2008:
Description: UK Cybercrime Report 2008
Date: September 2008
Link: https://www.garlik.com/static_pdfs/
cybercrime_report_2008.pdf
 
   

2007:

Description:

EURIM Review of Oxford Internet Institute Survey 2007

Date:

30 July 2007

Link:

http://www.eurim.org.uk/activities/tgdialogues/
OXIS2007Review.pdf

The full OxIS 2007 report can be downloaded from http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/microsites/oxis/ 

 

Archive of Consultations & Enquiries:
 
2009:
Description: Ofcom Strategic Review of Spectrum Pricing, prior to Consultation later in the year
Link: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/radiocomms/ifi/srsp/ 
Closing Date: 2009
 
Description: House of Lords Call for Evidence: EU Policy on Protecting Europe from Large Scale Cyber-Attacks
Link: More details at http://www.parliament.uk/hleuf/
Closing Date: 13 November 2009
 
Description: BERR consultation on legislation to address illicit P2P file-sharing
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/consultations/page51696.html
Closing Date: 29 September 2009
 
Description: Consultation Document on the Proposed Changes to Ofcoms duties
Link: http://www.berr.gov.uk/consultations/page52539.html
Closing Date: 25 September 2009
 
Description: Ofcom: Next Generation Networks: Responding to recent developments to protect consumers, promote effective competition and secure efficient investment
Link: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/ngndevelopments/
Closing Date: 24 September 2009
 
Description: IPO Consultation on Council Regulation (EC) No 44/2001 ("the Brussels I Regulation")
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/policy-notices-brussels.htm
Closing Date: 11 September 2009
 
Description: Nominet Consultation: Shape the future of the domain name industry in the UK
Link: http://www.nominet.org.uk/about/consultations/
shapethefuture/
Closing Date: 21 August 2009
 
Description: London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games - Draft spectrum plan
Link: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/london2012/ 
Closing Date: 5 August 2009
 
Description: Home Office Consultation on the Interception Modernisation Programme
Link: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/cons-2009-communications-data
Closing Date: 20 July 2009
 
Description: apComms Inquiry: ‘Can we keep our hands off the net?’
Link: http://www.apcomms.org.uk/category/Activities/
Closing Date: 22 May 2009
 
Description: BSI British Standards: New Draft Standard on the management of personal information
Link: www.bsigroup.com/bs10012
Closing Date: 31 March 2009
 
Description: Copyright in a digital world: What role for a Digital Rights Agency? (Discussion paper prior to formal consultation)
Link: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/digitalbritain.pdf 
Closing Date: Responses should be sent to DBR@ipo.gov.uk by 30 March.
 
Description: Audit Commission National Studies 2009/10 Consultation
Link: http://www.audit-commission.gov.uk/nationalstudies/consultation.asp
Closing Date: 6 March 2009
 
Description: Intellectual Property Office : The future: Keeping ahead of the game
Link: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/pro-types/pro-copy/c-policy/
c-policy-consultation.htm
Closing Date: February 2009
 
Description: IPS Consultation: identity cards act secondary legislation
Link: http://www.ips.gov.uk/identity/downloads/
NIS_Legislation.pdf
 
Closing Date: 13 February 2009
 
Description: Delivering Digital Inclusion: An Action Plan for Consultation
Link: http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/communities/
deliveringdigitalinclusion
Closing Date: 19 January 2009
 
Description: European Commission - Towards a Strengthened Network & Information Security in Europe
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/yourvoice/ipm/forms/dispatch?form=InfsoNis
Closing Date: 9th January 2009
 
2008:
Description: NHS Connecting for Health - Consultation on the wider use of patient information
Date: http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/
systemsandservices/research/consultation
Link: 10 December 2008
   
Description: Ofcom - Delivering super-fast broadband in the UK
Date: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/
nga_future_broadband/
Link: 2 December 2008
   
Description: European Commission EU Green Paper on Copyright in the Knowledge Economy
Date: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/
copyright-infso/copyright-infso_en.htm#greenpaper
Link: 30 November 2008
   
Description: BERR Consultation on EU Proposals for a Revision to Regulation 717/2007 on roaming on Public Telephone Networks
Date: http://www.berr.gov.uk/consultations/page48729.html 
Link: 20 November 2008
   
Description: Council of Europe preliminary consultation about aligning the Transfrontier TV Convention with the recent European Directive on Audiovisual Media Services.
Date: http://www.coe.int/t/dghl/standardsetting/media/News/
PreviousNews_en.asp
Link: 31 October 2008
   
Description: DCMS is also currently seeking views on the Council of Europe’s proposal
Date: http://www.culture.gov.uk/reference_library/
consultations/5489.aspx
Link: 31 October 2008
   
Description: Public Consultation on Implementing the EU Audiovisual Media Services Directive
Date: http://www.culture.gov.uk/images/consultations/
AVMS_Consultation_Document.pdf
Link: 31 October 2008
   
Description: Home Office Consultation on Transposition of Directive 2006/24/EC
Date: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/documents/
cons-2008-transposition?view=Binary
Link: 31 October 2008
   
Description: BERR Consultation on legislative options to address illicit peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing
Date: http://www.berr.gov.uk/consultations/page47141.html 
Link: 30 October 2008
   
Description: UK-IPO Consultation on The Artist's Resale Right: Derogation for Deceased Artists
Date: http://www.ipo.gov.uk/consult-artist.htm
Link: 22 September 2008
   
Description: EU Review of the 2002 Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications & Services
Date: http://www.berr.gov.uk/sectors/telecoms/2006review/
page26449.html
Link: 2 September 2008
   
Description: European Commission Draft Directive on the term of copyright for sound recordings
Date: End of August 2008
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/
term-protection/term-protection_en.htm
   
Description: Government Review of Next Generation Broadband
Date:  
Link: www.eurim.org.uk/whats_new/BSG_PressRelease_
NGA-Review-Announcement.pdf
   
Description: UK IPO Consultation on Proposed changes to Copyright Exceptions
Date: 8 April 2008
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/consult-copyrightexceptions.htm
   
Description: Consultation on the European Commission Communication on Creative Content Online in the Single Market
Date: 29 February 2008
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/avpolicy/other_actions/
content_online/index_en.htm
   
Description: DIUS: Public collection of inputs to the draft Science & Innovation Strategy
Date: Extended to 14 February 2008
Link: http://dius.dialoguebydesign.net/
EURIM's extract of the consultation questions
EURIM's online response
   
Description: Innovation, Universities & Skills Select Committee inquiry into the Government's decision to phase out support given to institutions for students taking second qualifications of an equivalent or lower level (ELQs) to their first qualifications
Date: Written evidence by noon on 14 January 2008
Link: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/
ius/ius_061207.cfm
   
Description: DVLA Consultation on a trial in Wales for smartcard driving licences
Date: 11 January 2008
Link: www.dvla.gov.uk/media/pdf/consultations/cons_011007.pdf
 
2007:
Description: IPO Consultation on the Fast Track Processing of Patents & Trade Marks
Date: Comments are due by 14 December 2007 to consultation@ipo.gov.uk
Link: www.ipo.gov.uk/consult-fasttrack.pdf 
   
Description: The Byron Review - an independent review supported by officials from DCSF & DCMS of the risks to children from exposure to potentially harmful or inappropriate material on the Internet & in video games
Date: 30th November 2007
Link: www.dfes.gov.uk/byronreview
   
Description: OFCOM: Spectrum Framework Review: the Public Sector Proposals to extend market mechanisms to improve how spectrum is managed and used
Date: 4 October 2007
Link: www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/sfrps/
   
Description: The OECD Online Public Consultation provides an opportunity for all stakeholders to comment on the topics and issues to be discussed at the OECD’s Ministerial meeting on the Future of the Internet Economy
Date: 14 September 2007
Link: www.oecd.org/document/9/0,3343,en_21571361_38415463_
38985417_1_1_1_1,00.html?rssChId=34223
   
Description: EU Strategy for International Co-operation on Information and Communication Technologies
Date: 17 September 2007
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/
cf/itemlongdetail.cfm?item_id=3475
   
Description: The ICT for Health Unit of Directorate-General Information Society and Media is in the process of drafting a Recommendation which outlines a set of recommended guidelines for good practice on eHealth interoperability. This draft Recommendation is submitted for informal public consultation.
Date: The deadline for feedback is 10th September 2007
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/
cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=3540
   
Description: The DCA/Ministry of Justice consultation on the law on Damages includes a possible change to the damages available under the Copyright, Designs & Patents Act
Date: Responses are due by 27th July
Link: www.dca.gov.uk/consult/damages/cp0907.pdf
   
Description: The Home Affairs Select Committee is to examine new counter-terrorism legislation proposals, including interception evidence, DNA database, data-sharing between intelligence services & 28-day period of detention:
Date: Submissions by 11 July
Link: www.parliament.uk/parliamentary_committees/
home_affairs_committee/hacpn070627no33.cfm
   
Description: Notice of Ofcom’s proposal to make (Ultra-Wideband Equipment) (Exemption) Regulations
Date: 6 July 2007
Link: www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/
uwb_exemption/
   
Description: European Commission: Collective cross border management of copyright & related rights for legitimate online services
Date: 1 July 2007 or 1 June if responding via Patent Office - see notice
Link: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/copyright/docs/
management/monitoring_en.pdf
   
Description: Ofcom: Change to BT’s regulatory financial reporting obligations - Consultation to defer publication date
Date: 4 July 2007
Link: www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/defer
   
Description: House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution enquiry into Impact of Surveillance & Data Collection upon the Privacy of Citizens & their Relationship with the State
Date: 8 June 2007
Link: www.parliament.uk/hlconstitution
   
Description: Ofcom proposal to give consent for non-uniform public call box pricing
Date: 14 May 2007
Link: www.ofcom.org.uk/consult/condocs/pcb/
   
Description: Implementation of Copyright Recommendations from the Gowers Review
Date:  
Link: The Patent Office are holding preliminary meetings in London with concerned organisations on legislative changes highlighted by recommendations 2, 8, 9, 10a, 10b & 12. To book a 1 hour appointment on dates between 12 February & 2 March 2007 contact fraser.daviss@patent.gov.uk
   
Description: Consultation Paper on Proposed Custodial Penalties for Breach of Section 55 of the Data Protection Act 1988
Date:  
Link: The response is now available at: www.dca.gov.uk/consult/misuse_data/cp0906.htm
#responses
   
Description: Treasury: Comprehensive Spending Review Consultation
Date:  
Link: www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/spending_review/spend_csr07/
spend_csr07_index.cfm
   
Description: European Commission: Safeguarding electronic networks against disruption from attack or natural hazards
Date: Written responses to infso-a3@ec.europa.eu by the end of April 2007
Link: http://europa.eu.int/information_society/newsroom/cf/
itemlongdetail.cfm?item_id=3141
   
Description: UK Input to the EU Review of the Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications and Services
Date:  
Link: www.dti.gov.uk/sectors/telecoms/2006review/
page26449.html
   
Description: BBC Trust Consultation on "on-demand" services
Date: 28th March 2007
Link: www.bbc.co.uk/bbctrust/consult/open_consultations/
ondemand_services.html
   
Description: Revised version of the draft Code of Practice for RIPA Part III - Investigation of Protected Electronic Information, which takes into account responses and comments received during the public consultation.
Date: Final comments to encryption@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk no later than Thursday 22 February 2007.
Link: www.eurim.org.uk/whats_new/070214_RIPA_PartIII_
Post_Consultation_v2.pdf
   
Description: DTI: consultation: Disclosure of information for civil proceedings under Enterprise Act 2002
Date: Responses by 31 January 2007
Link: www.dti.gov.uk/consultations/page35922.html
   

 

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