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Digital Economy Bulletin

2nd August 2010
Martin Brown, coordinator: mbmbrown0@gmail.com Sophia Pickles, assistant coordinator: sophianpickles@googlemail.com

DEAPPG is an all party parliamentary group based in Portcullis House, Westminster. The group was started by Eric Joyce MP in May 2010 in response to the DE Act (and conversations in social media eg Twitter #DEAct)

Recent Meetings: A DEAPPG meeting took place on Tuesday 27th July between 6.30pm and 8.00pm in the Grand Committee room in Westminster Hall. More than fifty people attended this meeting chaired by Eric Joyce MP (Chair) and supported by Julian Huppert MP (Vice Chair) and Stella Creasy MP (Secretary). Guests included: Steve Lawson (Musician), Jim Killock (Open Rights Group), Saskia Walzel (Consumer Focus Group), Danny Dagan (Blogminster Media), Mathew Dean (Association of Colleges),Till Sommer (ISPA) Matt Rogerson (Virgin Media) Carolyn Royston (Imperial War Museum). This was a memorable event which was blogged by guests and commented on in Twitter (@digecon #deappg): http://kerrymccarthy.wordpress.com/2010/07/27/deappg/ http://bit.ly/9jAyTx http://bit.ly/cbYcy7 http://bit.ly/9P8aHx Eric wrote to our guests thanking them for their contributions to a worthwhile meeting. Eric Joyce MP Chair 02072192779 joycee@parliament.uk ericjoycemp@gmail.com Digital Economy News: Information Technology and Intellectual Property (Lib Dems policy consultation) http://ow.ly/2qGrc Creation of BDUK Broadband UK for superfast broadband. http://ow.ly/2rcVe Martha Lane Fox’s ‘Race Online’ gathers pace http://youtu.be/RC2MTuxaNeM?a Digital Scotland Interim Report http://bit.ly/d62ZmZ

www.deappg.co.uk

Digital Economy Bulletin
2nd August 2010
Martin Brown, coordinator: mbmbrown0@gmail.com Sophia Pickles, assistant coordinator: sophianpickles@googlemail.com

Sites to watch: http://twitter.com/DigEcon/ http://www.youtube.com/user/DigEcon http://yourfreedom.hmg.gov.uk/ http://www.openrightsgroup.org/ http://www.consumerfocus.org.uk/ http://www.creativecoalitioncampaign.org.uk/ http://www.coadec.com/ http://www.bpi.co.uk/ http://www.ispa.org.uk/ http://www.ppluk.com/ http://www.digitalsociety.org/

www.deappg.co.uk