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 Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Letter to the Home Office in relation to the Task Force on Child Protection and the Internet, 11 May, 2001.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Statement for the European Parliament, Temporary Committee on the ECHELON interception system, meeting of Thursday, 22 March, 2001, Brussels. A PDF version with footnotes is also available. See also the additional document submitted, the Concurring Opinion of Judge Pettiti, in Kopp v. Switzerland, Application No. 23224/94, Before the European Court of Human Rights, (The President, Judge Bernhardt; Judges Thor Vilhjalmsson, Pettiti, Russo, Spielmann, Morenilla), Judgment of 25 March 1998.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) response to the Internet Watch Foundation on its discussion paper on the availability of child pornography through the Usenet discussion groups (newsgroups), 30 January, 2001. A PDF version is also available.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) statement for the Seminar for the Media on the Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo, Palazzo dei Normanni) within the E-media: An avenue for communication or cyber-crime? session, United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, Palermo, Italy, 12-15 December, 2000.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Response to Better Regulation Task Force Review of E-Commerce, 12 October, 2000. Better Regulation Task Force Review of e-commerce, Regulating Cyberspace: better regulation for e-commerce, (PDF version) was published on 14 December, 2000. See also the Principles of Good Regulation and the related pages. The Government response to the Task Force review is published in March 2001. The related response is here.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), A Critique of Part III, Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill, 11 July, 2000, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/part-iii.htm See also the associated press release at http://www.cyber-rights.org/press

Brian Gladman's comments on Draft Home Office Code of Practice on Part III (Investigation of electronic data protected by encryption etc) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill, 11 July, 2000 is at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/p3copcom.pdf Please report any errors in the transcription of the CoP to brg@gladman.uk.net

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), A Further Open Letter to the House of Lords concerning the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill, 29 June, 2000, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/hl-let2.htm (This is an updated version of the 27 June letter to the House of Lords).

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Open Letter to the House of Lords concerning the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill, 27 June, 2000, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/hl-lett.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) submission to the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Union by Sub-Committee B (Energy, Industry and Transport) on e-Commerce: Policy Development and Co-ordination in the European Union, May 2000, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/crcl-hl.htm See further the House of Lords Select Committee Fourteenth Report entitled E-Commerce: Policy Development and Co-ordination in the EU, August 2000. See also the Minutes of Evidence and Written Evidence including Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK)'s submission.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Briefing for the House of Commons, Second Reading Debate of the "Regulation of Investigatory Powers Bill", 6 March, 2000, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/crcl-rip.htm

Cyber Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) response to the Government's Consultation paper on the Electronic Communications Bill, October 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/ecbill.htm

Cyber Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Memorandum for the Internet Content Summit 1999, 9 September, 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/summit99.htm. The press release for this statement is here.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) response to the Home Office Consultation paper on Interception of Communications in the UK (CM 4368), August 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/ioca99-response.htm or see http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/oicd/cyberrig.pdf - An Analysis of the Responses to the Government's Consultation Paper is also available through the Home Office website at http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/oicd/iocresp.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) sent an Open Letter on the controversial Electronic Communications Bill to IBM and BT, 5 August, 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/ibmbt-letter.htm. A PDF version of this letter is also available at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/ibmbt.pdf

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) report, "Could New Chip Privacy and Security Measures Tie Users’ Hands?" July 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/chip-sec.htm and as a PDF file at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/chip-sec.pdf. See also the press release for this report.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Response to the Cabinet Office Report: Encryption and Law Enforcement, 15 June 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/blair-letter.htm. See also the press release related to this letter wich was sent to The Right Honourable Tony Blair, PC, MP, The Prime Minister on 14 June, 1999. A PDF version of this response is available at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/blair-letter.pdf.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Response to the March 1999 DTI Paper: Building Confidence in Electronic Commerce - A Consultation Document, 1 April, 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/dti99.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Memorandum to the House of Commons Trade and Industry Select Committee on Electronic Commerce Inquiry, February 1999. A PDF version of the Memorandum with footnotes and references is also available. This memorandum has been published on 09 March, 1999 to coincide with the representatives of CR&CL(UK) giving oral evidence at the House of Commons. The press release related to this publication is here.

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), "Report on the Intel PIII Processor Serial Number Feature," by Dr. Brian Gladman, Technology Policy Adviser, 24 February 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/reports/intel-rep.htm. A PDF version of this report is also available here. Press release for this report is here

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), "Who Watches the Watchmen: Part III - ISP Capabilities for the Provision of Personal Information to the Police," February 1999, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/privacy/watchmen-iii.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Report, "Wassenaar Controls, Cyber-Crime and Information Terrorism," September 1998, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/crypto/wassenaar.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Report: "Who Watches the Watchmen: Part II - Accountability & Effective Self-Regulation in the Information Age," September 1998 at http://www.cyber-rights.org/watchmen-ii.htm For a Spanish version see Quién vigila a los vigilantes: Parte II: Responsabilidad y autorregulación eficaz en la Era de la Información, Informe de Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (Reino Unido), at http://www.arnal.es/free/info/watchmen-2.html

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Response to the Secure Electronic Commerce Statement, April 28, 1998, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/crypto/ecsresp.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Report, 'Who Watches the Watchmen: Internet Content Rating Systems, and Privatised Censorship,' November 1997, http://www.cyber-rights.org/watchmen.htm

Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK), "First Report on UK Encryption Policy: A Legal Reply to the DTI Public Consultation Paper on Licensing of Trusted Third Parties For the Provision of Encryption Services," May 30, 1997, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/crypto/ukdtirep.htm


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  Papers and Articles by Members of Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK)

 Akdeniz, Y.; Taylor, N.; Walker, C., Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (1): Bigbrother.gov.uk: State surveillance in the age of information and rights, (2001) Criminal Law Review, (February), pp. 73-90 at http://www.cyber-rights.org/documents/crimlr.pdf
(Published in this format with permission from Sweet & Maxwell, the publishers of the Criminal Law Review)

OUT NOW: Yaman Akdeniz, Clive Walker, and David Wall, The Internet, Law and Society, Longman. Published in December 2000; Price £29 (approx); Pages 400 (approx), ISBN 1 582 35656 3 (Pbk). For the details of the book see http://www.cyber-rights.org/bookstore

Akdeniz, Y., Anonymous Now, Index on Censorship, The Privacy Issue, 2000 (3), June.

Akdeniz, Y., Sex on the Net: The Dilemma of Policing Cyberspace, Reading: South Street Press, July, 1999 - Order this book by clicking on the title.

Akdeniz, Y., & Walker, C.P., "Whisper Who Dares: Encryption, Privacy Rights and the New World Disorder," paper presented, INET’99: The Internet Global Summit, San Jose, 22-25 June, 1999, at http://www.isoc.org/inet99/proceedings/3g/3g_3.htm.

Akdeniz, Y., Bohm, N., & Walker, C., "Internet Privacy: Cyber-Crimes vs Cyber-Rights," (1999) Computers & Law, (10) 1, April/May, at http://www.scl.org/members/emagazine/vol10/iss1/vol10-iss1-akdeniz-bohm-walker-art.htm. If a username and password is required then try sclonline for both.

Akdeniz, Y., Bohm, N., & Walker, C., "Cyber-Rights & Cyber-Liberties (UK) Response to the March 1999 DTI Paper: Building Confidence in Electronic Commerce - A Consultation Document," (1999) The Source Public Management Journal, 22 April, at http://www.thesourcepublishing.co.uk/articles/a00227.html

Bohm, N., & Gladman, B., "Spymasters Pull E-Commerce Strings?" (1999) The Source Public Management Journal, 01 April, at http://www.thesourcepublishing.co.uk/articles/a00140.html

Bowden, C., & Akdeniz, Y., "Cryptography and Democracy: Dilemmas of Freedom," in Liberty eds., Liberating Cyberspace: Civil Liberties, Human Rights, and the Internet, London: Pluto Press, 1999, 81-125.

The above chapter is now available for download as a PDF file and the above citation should be used if you quote from the chapter. No permission whatsoever is given for the reproduction or publication of the above chapter by Bowden & Akdeniz in any form or by any means, or storage in any retrieval system of any nature without priorwritten permission from both of the authors, except for permitted fair dealing under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Contact lawya@leeds.ac.uk for further information. Acrobat Reader can be downloaded for free from here.

Ellison, L., & Akdeniz, Y., "Cyber-stalking: the Regulation of Harassment on the Internet," [1998] Criminal Law Review, December Special Edition: Crime, Criminal Justice and the Internet, pp 29-48. An online version of this article is available through http://www.cyber-rights.org/documents/stalking_article.pdf.

Global Internet Liberty Campaign Member Statement, "The US Child Online Protection Act (‘CDAII’) Criticised," October 1998, (with David Sobel, EPIC), at http://www.cyber-rights.org/gilc/gilc-cda.htm

Akdeniz, Y., 'No Chance for Key Recovery: Encryption and International Principles of Human and Political Rights,' 1998 Web Journal of Current Legal Issues 1. Published in February 1998, at http://webjcli.ncl.ac.uk/1998/issue1/akdeniz1.html

Akdeniz, Y., "Global Internet Liberty Campaign Member Statement: New UK Encryption Policy criticised," February 1998, at http://www.cyber-rights.org/crypto/gilc-dti-statement-298.html

Global Internet Liberty Campaign Submission on illegal and harmful content to the Irish Minister for Justice, July 1997.

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