As anyone who has been within a mile of me knows, I have been accepted into the postgraduate programme in internet law and policy at the University of Strathclyde for the autumn session. Getting this qualification is incredibly important to me both personally and professionally. It’s my hope to use the programme as the first step on what I hope will be a long journey of bridging the gap between the policymakers of internet law and the coders of web design and development. I want to find a way to help policymakers to take the practical consequences of legislation into consideration, while giving the coding community a voice that they have, up to this point, been denied.
Unfortunately, at the time when I should be getting excited about becoming a student again, I can’t sleep at night. Continue reading