Please support this amendment to F28: Stimulating Growth in the Digital Economy, which you will find on pages 33-35 of the Conference Agenda.
If you are a conference representative, then please add your ‘signature’ by filling in the form below. Thank you!
Amendment to F28
a) Putting in place additional safeguards for online freedom of speech
* additional protection in libel law for those merely hosting the content of others
* amendment of section 127 of the 2003 Communications Act which is used to prosecute innocent users of social media for non-intentional remarks taken out of context and has a chilling effect on free expression
b) Oppose the granting of any additional powers for the police or the Government to restrict access to the internet or social media or to order its suspension