Cambridge: MP Named Internet Hero

The MP for Cambridge has been named 'Internet Hero of The Year'.

Julian Huppert has received the award for his campaign work around online privacy and data security.

The competition is organised by The Internet Service Providers Association.

Judges felt that Julian is 'one of the few MPs who truly understands the internet'.

He was recognised for 'publicly leading the political opposition to the Communications Data Bill' after he served on the joint committee examining the proposals. 

The committee concluded that the proposals were not appropriate, and this led to the Bill being dropped by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. 

Julian said: "I am delighted to receive this award.

It is clear that people feel very strong about upholding internet security and data privacy and it is vital that we protect that privacy so that ordinary people can use the internet without fear of being watched."

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Toby Anstis

10am - 1pm

Email the show

Text 'HEART' to 82122

Toby Anstis

On TV: Hits From Brits: Guess The Year!

12:30pm - 3pm

Watch heart TV

  • Emeli Sande Emeli Sande Live - Part 2


  • Emeli Sande Emeli Sande Live - Part 1


  • Soft Cell Tainted Love



  • Calvin Harris I'm Not Alone



Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart Cambridgeshire on Twitter