Digital Safety Conference in England

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19th June 2009
The Brewery, Barbican, London

Dear Colleague,

Did you know that 92% of UK Internet time is spent on non-UK websites?

Did you know that without a global legal framework there is little interoperability between enforcement agencies thus rendering virtually impotent the work of key initiatives seeking to protect the privacy and civil liberties of citizens and combat online bullying / cyberstalking?

Did you know that your movements can be tracked by your mobile phone signal and then sold as marketing data?

Did you know that the UK is claimed to be a world leader for Internet child safety yet there are an estimated 500,000 cases of cyberstalking?

Technology positive, the Digital Safety Conference 2009 is an opportunity to join fellow thought leaders, practitioners and policy makers from a cross-sector cohort of delegates in an independent debate about the health, reputation and environment of the digital world.

Register now and receive a free* copy of “Net Crimes & Misdemeanors” by Jayne Hitchcock, President of WHOA.

*first 150 delegates to register.

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Key themes and speakers

From the Internet to location based services to mobile communications; the nature of this independent conference is indisputably positive towards these technologies and the enormous benefits that they bring to society.

In acknowledging the benefits we must also acknowledge that there are individuals, organisations and agencies that abuse the power of these systems.

The purpose of this conference is to explore and rehearse arguments for greater international interoperability between agencies, governments and service providers to work towards a safer digital world. For everybody

Ed Mayo, Chief Executive, Consumer Focus
Hamish Brown MBE, the UK’s leading expert on stalking
Jayne Hitchcock, President of WHOA, USA
Dr Richard Clayton, Security Research, Cambridge University
Professor Mike Short, President, Mobile Data Association
Leading service providers have been invited to present and respond to actual case studies.

Your opportunity to shape the debate

It”s difficult to underestimate the importance of this independent, timely debate.

Discussion areas will include:

Are civil liberties more important than shareholder value?
Is the law really unable to keep up with advances in technology?
Self-regulation vs state-regulation in a borderless cyberspace
Cyber crimes vs traditional crimes – law & enforcement
As a delegate you will be invited to:

exchange ideas and best practice
expand cross-sector professional network
review actual case studies and latest data
examine privacy and safety considerations
become an active member of a positive action group
participate in the creation of a vital online resource for international thought leaders, policy makers and the public
Register now and be a part of the debate

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