The Politics of Internet Security 21 st November 2006. Richard Allan, Head of Govt Affairs UK and Ireland, Cisco. The Main Political Stage. References to “internet” in House of Commons Hansard 2001-2005. Parliamentary Questions - Commons.
Richard Allan, Head of Govt Affairs UK and Ireland, Cisco
References to “internet” in House of Commons Hansard 2001-2005
Numbers of answers to Parliamentary Questions referring to “internet” in the Commons 2001-2005
Commons Hansard(30 Oct 2006) IraqHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 30 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 30 Oct 2006 : Column 40 Points of Order 4.31 pm Mr. If exemptions are going to be made to allow a group of that size to trade in imitation firearms on the internet or otherwise, a huge part of this Bill will be wrecked before it is enacted. ..... Commons Hansard(26 Oct 2006) EmploymentHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 26 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)but may we have debate about child pornography so that we can combat the distribution of such material and its accessibility on the internet? The availability of that filth is much greater these days, precisely because of the internet. ..... Commons Hansard(26 Oct 2006) EmploymentHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 26 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 26 Oct 2006 : Column 1767 I accept, however, that we cannot rest on our laurels, and we must still do more. Half of all motorists have planned routes using internet mapping, which is a closely associated technology. ..... Commons Hansard(25 Oct 2006) PakistanHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 25 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)25 Oct 2006 : Column 1500 Michael Gove (Surrey Heath) (Con): The Minister will be aware that the Vietnamese Government have been responsible for a campaign of censorship that has seen the internet filtered and two newspapers closed down. ..... Commons Hansard(24 Oct 2006) petitionsHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 24 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 24 Oct 2006 : Column 367WH Human Rights (Burma) 11 am Mr. It offers access to a library of 30,000 uncensored books, newspapers and journals, the BBC World Service radio and the internet. ..... Commons Hansard(24 Oct 2006) petitionsHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 24 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)From the 1970s onwards, it was clear that call centres were here to stay, because of the internet, modern technology and so on, in the sense that it is possible to access information across the globe by pressing a button or two. ..... Commons Hansard(24 Oct 2006) petitionsHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 24 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page Question accordingly agreed to. He researched the company involved long and hard by using the internet; The association should have regulations in place so that, at the very least, these companies are investigated and their financial returns examined; ..... Commons Hansard(23 Oct 2006) RapeHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 23 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)We have done extraordinarily well in the work that has been done in trying to control other areas of abuse on the internet, such as child pornography, although we are always running to catch up, but let us grab hold of this one before it is too late. ..... Commons Hansard(23 Oct 2006) RapeHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 23 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)A few years ago I was a member of the Home Office's internet child protection taskforce, which was responsible for a number of issues, not least the drafting of those parts of the Sexual Offences Act 2003, considered by the House in the last Parliament, that created the new offence of grooming. ..... Commons Hansard(23 Oct 2006) RapeHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 23 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 23 Oct 2006 : Column 1300 Amendment No. How will the welcome new legislation that the Minister's colleagues at the Home Office will introduce on dealing with extreme images, particularly on the internet, interface with this legislation? .....
Commons Hansard(20 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 20 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Gentleman has come up with some very interesting ideas, but I draw the line at the idea of internet voting because it would disfranchise an awful lot of people who do not have access to the internet or are not computer literate. ..... Commons Hansard(17 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 17 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 17 Oct 2006 : Column 728 Mr. Given that a general election was imminent, the Government agreed to the idea that there should be only one regional casino, eight large casinos and eight small casinos, and that that would be the way that the measures would be proceeded with, unless the House decided otherwise, through a statutory instrument such as that which I... ..... Commons Hansard(16 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 16 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)He talked about the internet and e-mail, but internet trading is resulting in the postage of a lot more packages and parcels. The idea was to reorientate it by moving it to a different site, investing in an internet cafe linked to an advice centre and arranging meetings there. ..... Commons Hansard(16 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 16 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)As we all know, for many people text messaging, the internet and e-mail have become part of their everyday lives, virtually replacing traditional written communications. People, young and old alike, increasingly use phone or internet banking, cash-point machines or direct debits to pay their bills. ..... Commons Hansard(16 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 16 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Ruane (Vale of Clwyd) (Lab) rose- Mr. Hutton: I am grateful to my hon. Is he able to give us a date when he expects to publish his White Paper and when he expects to publish on the internet the responses to his consultation? ..... Commons Hansard(12 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 12 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 12 Oct 2006 : Column 512 Mr. 3.26 pm Colin Challen (Morley and Rothwell) (Lab): I hope that today we will see the end of a long retreat from Rio. I commend an excellent report, "Carbon Trading", by the Dag Hammarskjold Foundation, which was recently published on the internet. ..... Commons Hansard(12 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 12 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page 12 Oct 2006 : Column 505 Action on the world stage must be matched by leadership in our own country. The Royal Society is standing by every word that he wrote, as it made clear in a subsequent press release attempting to deal with internet rumours. ..... Commons Hansard(12 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 12 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page "some significant improvements. There has been a serious decline in traditional letters since the introduction of e-mail and the internet, so the Post Office has to make changes. ..... Commons Hansard(10 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 10 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)In addition, information on disability benefits is provided by the benefit inquiry line and the Directgov website, and people with internet access can use it to make claims for disability living allowance and attendance allowance. ..... Commons Hansard(9 Oct 2006)House of Commons Hansard Debates for 09 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Denis MacShane (Rotherham) (Lab): But is not the real problem that the internet is now spreading gambling as a vice, as it does with pornography? We certainly ban internet material where it is pornographic and promotes violence. .....
Commons Hansard(9 Oct 2006)Young People in CareHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 09 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page I was especially struck by two points. I know that the Minister does not like my rattling off stuff from the internet so I shall not go into detail at length. Indeed, he has supported similar proposals many times in the past. ..... Commons Hansard(9 Oct 2006)SkateboardingHouse of Commons Hansard Debates for 09 Oct 2006 (pt 0001)Previous Section Index Home Page Mr. Richard Caborn): Before I answer the questions, I am sure the whole House will join me in remembering Lord Monro-Hector Monro-who, sadly, died on 30 August. Mr. Caborn: In commissioning the Budd report, the issue was not casinos but online and internet gambling, which is the big growth area. .....
9th Feb 2004 – Early Day Motion 583 tabled by Martin Salter
9th Feb 2004 – Early Day Motion 588 tabled by Tim Loughton
27th Feb 2004 – opposition spokesman raises case in question to Home Office Minister Paul Goggins
6th May 2004 – Martin Salter refers to his EDM and asks for a debate
18th May 2004 – debate in Westminster Hall initiated by David Lepper
31st Aug 2005 – Home Office Minister Paul Goggins announces intention to ban “extreme” pornographic material and publishes consultation
23rd Nov 2005 – petition presented by Martin Salter
2nd December 2005 – Home Office consultation closes
9th March 2006 – Martin Salter raises case in debate on violence against women
April – May 2006 – Home Office met with BBC, C4, BBFC, IWF, law enforcement, internet and mobile phone industries and BDSM groups.
30th August 2006 – Home Office Minister Vernon Coaker publishes consultation response and intention to legislate
26th October 2005
Margaret Moran (Luton, South) (Lab): I beg to move,
That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require internet service providers and other commercial organisations providing access to the internet to declare whether or not they have taken steps to prevent access to web sites containing indecent images of children; and for connected purposes.
The effect of the Bill is to require every internet service provider to declare in its company's annual reports and on its corporate website whether it is actively pursuing measures intended to prevent its customers from obtaining access to known child pornography websites. The Bill would not compel ISPs to take such measures, but would require them only to say whether they are taking such measures.
IWF and violent pornography?
Animal rights activists?
Computer Misuse Act – main “anti-hacking” law
Data Protection Act – subscriber and traffic data privacy
Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act – interception of internet traffic, retention of comms data, treatment of encryption keys
Communications Act – telecoms network regulation
Civil Contingencies Act – protection of critical infrastructure including telecoms
Anti-terrorism legislation – data retention
House of Lords – inquiry into Personal Internet Security
All Party Internet Group – inquiries into subjects including Spam, Computer Misuse
Home Office – working groups, industry contact
Law Enforcement – Jim Gamble, CEOP
Industry – ISPA, IWF, ITSPA, Nominet
Data Protection Directive – source of Data Protection Act, Article 29 Working Party
Telecoms Framework Directives – source of Communications Act, under review
Electronic Communications and Privacy Directive – security requirement, anti-spam, comms data privacy
Data Retention Directive – exception to comms data privacy
EU Green Paper on Critical Infrastructure Protection – cross-border infrastructure
From general requirement on security in ECP Directive to….