Chris Taylor - Web matters

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February 08, 2018

Chris Taylor - Web matters

Presented at Hey! #29 on 8th February, 2018.

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February 08, 2018
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  10. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/professional-bodies-approved-for-tax-relief-list-3/approved-professional-organisations-and-learned-societies 2870 approved professional organisations and learned societies

  11. what about the web

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  13. Certification Member directories Awards Training Networking

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  15. consultative status

  16. Hang on What did you just say?

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  18. No, not that. Something about “the fabric of our industry

    is being threatened”
  19. Data privacy Encryption Accessibility Intermediary liability

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  21. The Internet

  22. [Amber Rudd] says the British government does not intend to

    ban end-to-end encryption — but would like companies to voluntarily move away from it, arguing it isn't necessary for "real people." http://uk.businessinsider.com/home-secretary-amber-rudd-real-people-dont-need-end-to-end-encryption-terrorists-2017-8
  23. Its low cost, ease of use, and anonymous interface means

    terror groups are as likely as the average website owner to create their sites using wordpress.com - for propaganda, radicalisation or publicity. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/26/amber-rudd-social-media-firms-must-do-stop-terror/
  24. https://www.buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/amber-is-alert

  25. CODE RUDD

  26. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/donald-trump-inauguration-protest-website-search-warrant-dreamhost

  27. https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/09/28/politics/facebook-anti-administration-activists/index.html

  28. U.S. today U.K. tomorrow?

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  30. Edward Snowden says it’s simply "the most extreme surveillance in

    the history of western democracy." https://www.theverge.com/2016/11/23/13718768/uk-surveillance-laws-explained-investigatory-powers-bill
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  32. At what cost?

  33. Who speaks for us?

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  37. We should care About our users About our jobs About

    our industry
  38. We need to meet the lawmakers on their turf

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  41. 1947

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  44. They felt the need for a group voice and mutual

    support to tackle the difficulties this [post-war austerity] caused and, in the highly regulated environment of the time, to ensure that they could influence local and national government in the framing and enforcement of laws which affected them. http://www.upholsterers.co.uk/about-the-amusf/ (emphasis mine)
  45. They felt the need for a group voice [so] they

    could influence local and national government in the framing and enforcement of laws which affected them. http://www.upholsterers.co.uk/about-the-amusf/ (emphasis mine)
  46. Maybe, just maybe, we need to influence the laws which

    affect us
  47. For any enterprise to succeed, it must have enthusiasm, perseverance,

    adaptability and vision. [...] This will always apply but particularly in this era in which Governments interfere with the activities of the ordinary citizen, possibly to a greater extent than ever before.
  48. consultative status

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  51. If you work “on the web” this is for you

  52. Cost: £20 per year Individual membership

  53. We’re working towards consultative status We’re starting a conversation about

    ethics in the industry We’re opening regional chapters for meetups, including here in Leeds
  54. We’re working towards consultative status We’re starting a conversation about

    ethics in the industry We’re opening regional chapters for meetups, including here in Leeds
  55. We’re working towards consultative status We’re starting a conversation about

    ethics in the industry We’re opening regional chapters for meetups, including here in Leeds
  56. What do you need from us?

  57. How do you get involved? web-matters.co.uk membermojo.co.uk/web-matters/joinus slackpass.io/webmatters twitter.com/_web_matters_

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