3. Online regulation  Who polices the Internet? Intro to Press Regulation
The internet: concerns <ul><li>Domain names </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Pa...
How is it currently regulated <ul><li>PCC (official online journalism sites only) </li></ul><ul><li>UK Statutes of law (as...
So what about: <ul><li>Web Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Yout...
Recent examples <ul><li>Rod Liddle’s blog (The Spectator) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Harry Potter’ student (Sunday Times/ Faceboo...
<ul><li>The football website Football365.com has been sued by Aston Villa manager Martin O´Neill for the second time in le...
<ul><li>'>http://www.nowpublic.com/...land-football-captain&quot;] </li></ul><ul><li>Egg!123!ggE (not verified) </li></ul>...
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    1. 1. 3. Online regulation Who polices the Internet? Intro to Press Regulation
    2. 2. The internet: concerns <ul><li>Domain names </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Paedophiles/child safety </li></ul><ul><li>Defamation </li></ul><ul><li>Slander/libel </li></ul><ul><li>Contempt </li></ul><ul><li>Taste and decency </li></ul><ul><li>Personal privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Identity theft </li></ul>
    3. 3. How is it currently regulated <ul><li>PCC (official online journalism sites only) </li></ul><ul><li>UK Statutes of law (as previously) including Digital Economy Act 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Internal filters </li></ul><ul><li>Parental supervision </li></ul><ul><li>ISPs (Internet Service Providers Association) </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Watch Federation (paedophiles) </li></ul><ul><li>Webmaster Safer Internet Action Plans </li></ul><ul><li>European Union </li></ul><ul><li>ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) </li></ul><ul><li>Nominet (UK domain names) </li></ul><ul><li>ICSTIS (Independent Commission for the Supervision of Standards of Telegraph Information Services) </li></ul>
    4. 4. So what about: <ul><li>Web Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>What are the regulated? </li></ul><ul><li>How are these relevant to the issue of press </li></ul><ul><li>regulation? </li></ul>
    5. 5. Recent examples <ul><li>Rod Liddle’s blog (The Spectator) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Harry Potter’ student (Sunday Times/ Facebook) </li></ul><ul><li>Martin O’Neill (Football website ‘Football 365’) http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=43545 </li></ul><ul><li>Oliver Kingonzila http://www.nowpublic.com/world/update-sensation-tristan-charged-murder-teenage-footballer-stabbing </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>The football website Football365.com has been sued by Aston Villa manager Martin O´Neill for the second time in less than a year after it published a reader´s comment headlined: &quot;Martin O´Neill is a total idiot.“ </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fair Kop”, and “Porkies” involved allegations about transfer dealings </li></ul><ul><li>“ Martin O´Neill is a total idiot“ was on a fan forum </li></ul><ul><li>O’Neill has successfully sued 3 other papers and the BBC on previous occasions </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>'>http://www.nowpublic.com/...land-football-captain&quot;] </li></ul><ul><li>Egg!123!ggE (not verified) </li></ul><ul><li>at 22:44 on September 13th, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>‘ It was a guy named tristan evryone knows it </li></ul><ul><li>was him it wasnt self defence it was murder, he </li></ul><ul><li>must not get away with it, find those others </li></ul><ul><li>involved people who know who they are come </li></ul><ul><li>forward.rest in peace oliver.’ </li></ul>

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