FIPR Electronic Commerce Policy Front Page
FIPR: Electronic Commerce and Cryptography Policy, UK
History: Key Reports and Resources
(Some resources are outside FIPR domain)
- House of Commons Library Research Paper on the Electronic Communications Bill, November 24, 1999.
- Electronic Communications Bill. This is the text of the Electronic Communications Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 18th November 1999.
- Press Release from DTI on the EC Bill.
- Summary of Responses to Draft Bill from DTI, November 18, 1999.
- House of Commons Trade and Industry Select Committee 14th Report on the Draft Electronic Commerce Bill, November 1999.
- House of Commons Trade and Industry Select Committee 10th Report on Electronic Commerce, July 1999.
- Draft E-Commerce Bill. (archived)
- The Performance and Innovation Unit Report from the Cabinet Office entitled "Encryption and Law Enforcement", May 1999. (archived -- pdf)
- House of Commons Trade and Industry Select Committee 7th Report on the Government's Proposals in Electronic Commerce, May 1999.
- UK Cryptography Policy Mailing List.
- Summary of Responses to Building Confidence in Electronic Commerce.
- Building Confidence in Electronic Commerce, March 5, 1999.
- October 1998 DTI Report: Net Benefit.
- April 1998 DTI Secure Electronic Commerce Statement. (archived)
- Summary Table of Responses to the 1997 consultation. (archived)
- Labour 1997 Manifesto comments on the Information Society.. Note that the other links in this document are not effective because it is archived. (archived)
- 1997 Consultation Paper on Licensing of Trusted Third Parties.This is the original consultation document (no longer available on DTI site) of the proposed regulations on Trusted Third Parties, under the Conservative government. (archived)
- Regulatory Intent Concerning Use of Encryption on Public Networks. (archived)
- Email from DTI with list of relevant links and documents.
The following is a set of libraries developed through a call for submissions by FIPR on two consultation sessions on electronic commerce.
Encryption Policy makes Ombudsman 1999 Report
Information Regarding Case No.A23/99, on the Department of Trade and Industry's Refusal to release information relating to the development of encryption policy.
The report is available on-line from the Parliament Ombudsman, but is in PDF. Alternatively, an html version is available at Cryptome.
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Last Updated February 10, 2000.