The internet after Snowden: what now?
How can private citizens protect their privacy if intelligence agencies are able to track on-line activity of "anyone, anywhere, anytime"?
The selfie comes of age
Obama's selfie at Nelson Mandela's funeral creates an international stir.
Is the dream of free online university education fading?
The head of the biggest online education provider now says that it is a "lousy product".
Happy birthday to Google, the teenager that runs the world
By the time you were 15, had you become a verb?
Your social networks and the secret story of metadata
American intelligence agencies are tracking emails and creating patterns of behaviour. You can do this yourself. Try it.
No warrant, no problem
It's relatively easy for the US government to follow its citizens' digital trails. And most of the time, you will never know.
Elegy for Google Reader
Google will be closing a popular product later this year. What does this mean for how we use the internet?
Your face is familiar, but not enough to log you on
Technology that identifies people by their faces, their gait, or even their odour is being touted as an alternative to computer passwords. Think again.
This is not an article
The surrealist painter Henri Magritte anticipated our immersion in the unreal world of the internet.
Will humanity perish without the internet?
The 24-hour shut-down of Wikipedia was a bold gesture which proved what, exactly?
New strategies for combatting internet porn
Cutting off supply lines to committed users has limited effectiveness. Let's try stopping people from getting hooked in the first place.
Let’s blow the whistle on internet porn
Sex abuse scandals at Penn State and elsewhere have shocked Americans. But why are we ignoring the most widespread abuse of all?
Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
In the age of the Internet there is only one way to get rid of tabloid tactics.
Pornography and national security
Captured caches of terrorist material often include pornography. Could pornography pose a risk to national security?
Googling for madness
Anders Behring Breivik absorbed all of his murderous ideology from the internet.
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