2010 Consultation Paper
This consultation paper is presented as the first stage in the development of new Party policy on information technology and intellectual property. It does not represent agreed Party policy. It is designed to stimulate debate and discussion within the Party and outside; based on the response generated and on the deliberations of the working group a full policy paper will be drawn up and presented to Conference for debate.
The paper has been drawn up by Dr Julian Huppert MP who has been appointed by Federal Policy Committee to be chair of the working group on Information Technology and Intellectual Property.
Comments on the paper should be addressed to: Dr Julian Huppert MP, Information Technology and Intellectual Property Working Group, Policy Unit, Liberal Democrats, 4 Cowley Street, London SW1P 3NB, LibDemIT@gmail.com or added to this website.
'2010 Consultation Paper' includes the following sections:
- The Overall Regulatory Framework
- Regulation of Internet Content and Copyright
- Commerce and Taxation over the Internet
- Education and Training in IT Skills
- Digital Infrastructure
- Research and Development
- Open Source Development
- The Government’s Use of IT
- The Implications of IT for Politics and Political Involvement