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UK e-Infrastructure Security & Access Management WG

At the request of the Research Councils UK e-Infrastructure group, Janet established a working group from 2013-2016 to support those providing and using e-infrastructure services in achieving an approach that both protects services from threats and is usable by practitioners. More detail about the group can be found in the Terms of Reference. The Working […]

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Accounting and e-Infrastructures

While some e-infrastructures included accounting in their design and operations from the start, others are now being asked or required to add accounting support to their existing systems. Typically accounting forms part of a relationship between the infrastructure and some other organisation – perhaps a funder, host or customer – rather than the infrastructure’s relationship […]

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EU proposes to reduce intermediary protection – but how much?

The European Commission recently published wide proposals to reform copyright law. One particular concern is that the proposals appear to reduce the existing legal protections for sites that host third party content. Under the current e-Commerce Directive, such sites are generally protected from liability until they are informed of allegedly infringing content (Article 14), and […]