Talks from the course Technology and Regulation, exploring the interplay between social and technological shaping of the Internet, and associated policy implications.
Recorded: 30 October 2013
Lecture from the OII's MSc course on Internet Technologies and Regulation, on regulability and Internet exceptionalism.
Recorded: 28 November 2012
This lecture will cover the technology behind converging networks and diverging platforms, and the policy responses of regulators such as the US Federal Communications Commission, European Commission and UK Office of Communications.
Recorded: 21 November 2012
This lecture will look at the range of centralised, federated and user-centric identity management technologies being developed and how governments and business are implementing them.
Recorded: 14 November 2012
This lecture will cover key technological and legal trends in data protection and information security, and consider the two key drivers of security and efficiency in government use of personal data.
Recorded: 7 November 2012
This lecture will cover the blocking technologies used and the policies being developed in a range of nations including the UK, the US, China and Australia.
Recorded: 31 October 2012
This lecture will cover the copyright policy responses of governments, intergovernmental organisations and large right holders, and the Digital Rights Management and filesharing technologies that are key to the policy debate.
Recorded: 17 October 2012
This lecture will cover the network's origins and history, and explore the ways in which it has shaped and been shaped by public policy.
Recorded: 10 October 2012
This lecture covers the basic concepts and policy implications of the Internet technical architecture, including the end-to-end principle, the IP 'hourglass', and how real-time and best-effort reliable communications are carried over lossy networks.