Tag Archives: internet

Launch of Make IT Happy internet safety competition for primary schools

UPDATE 24-1-13:  Make IT Happy 2013 has been nominated for a 2013 ESET CyberSmart Award. PICTFOR is delighted to see the launch of this year’s internet safety competition for primary schools, Make IT Happy, Make IT Safe, and would like to encourage schools and parliamentarians to get involved. The winners will be invited to an Awards day […]

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2012 Parliament & Internet Conference

The 2012 Parliament and Internet Conference will take place in Portcullis House on Thursday 25th October. The Conference, now in its seventh year, brings together leading figures from Government, Parliament, academia and industry to discuss and debate the most pressing policy issues facing the Internet. For further information, please visit http://www.parliamentandinternet.org.uk/ or email admin@pictfor.org.uk. All PICTFOR members are warmly invited to attend.

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UK jobs in the Internet economy

PITCOM meeting report March 2011: UK jobs in the Internet economy Good connections Commercial activity on the Internet is transforming the UK economy, and technology start-ups can still reap huge rewards: but they need support. Download report. UK Jobs int the Internet Economy

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Accessing and using digital maps

PITCOM briefing January 2010: This issue: Accessing and using digital maps Mapping the future Radical change is afoot at Ordnance Survey, with consultation underway on freeing up most of its data for all to use. But what are the potential pitfalls? Download report. Accessing and using digital maps    

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PITCOM briefs MPs on role of the internet in Middle East pro-democracy struggle

A briefing for MPs and Peers on the role played by the Internet, mobile phones and other digital communications technologies is published today (15 March 2011) by PITCOM, the Parliamentary IT Committee. Download the report. New communications technologies, including social media and handheld devices with video features, have played a significant part in channelling the […]

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