The Committee will question Doteveryone, a think tank which champions responsible technology for the good of society; the Internet Society which is dedicated to ensuring that the internet stays open and transparent; and Julian Coles, a digital media policy consultant.
The evidence session will begin at 3.30pm in Committee Room 2 of the House of Lords. The Committee will hear from:
- Rachel Coldicutt, Chief Executive Officer, Doteveryone
- Julian Coles, independent digital media policy consultant
- Dr Konstantinos Komaitis, Director of Policy Development, Internet Society
Over the course of the session the Committee are likely to ask questions including:
- What is the attitude of the public towards further internet regulation?
- What ethical principles should the providers of internet services adopt with respect to design? How could this be regulated?
- What measures should online platforms adopt to ensure online safety and protect the rights of freedom of expression and freedom of information?
- Does the GDPR, in your view, provide sufficient protection for individuals in terms of transparency in the collection and use of personal data or do we need further regulation?
- Is competition law effective in regulating the activities of online platforms?