Elegy for Google Reader
Alastair Roberts | 25 March 2013 |
tags: internet, social media, social networks
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
Karl D. Stephan | 16 October 2012 |
tags: internet, privacy, technology
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
Zac Alstin | 16 July 2012 |
tags: art, internet, philosophy
The surrealist painter Henri Magritte anticipated our immersion in the unreal world of the internet.
Will humanity perish without the internet?
Phillip Elias | 20 January 2012 |
The 24-hour shut-down of Wikipedia was a bold gesture which proved what, exactly?
New strategies for combatting internet porn
Jeremy Prichard | 19 December 2011 |
tags: internet, pornography
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
Paul B Hunker III | 12 December 2011 |
tags: internet, pornography
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?
Joanna Bogle | 01 December 2011 |
tags: cyberbullying, internet, media ethics
In the age of the Internet there is only one way to get rid of tabloid tactics.
Pornography and national security
Jennifer S. Bryson | 03 September 2011 |
tags: internet, pornography, terrorism
Captured caches of terrorist material often include pornography. Could pornography pose a risk to national security?
Googling for madness
Michael Cook | 27 July 2011 |
Anders Behring Breivik absorbed all of his murderous ideology from the internet.
The Net Delusion
John Lloyd | 02 April 2011 |
Oppressive regimes are now the expert manipulators of Web 2.0, argues an internet guru. Does his argument stand up after the Arab Revolution?
Nigeria’s 419 scammers
Chinwuba Iyizoba | 24 March 2011 |
How did an African country become the internet fraud capital of the world?
Wikileaks, wikileakers, and wiki-ethics
Margaret Somerville | 11 December 2010 |
Enough of kneejerk reactions. We need to take a long, hard look at the ethics of releasing government secrets.
A clear and present danger
Michael Cook | 10 December 2010 |
Why are we letting an anarchist write the rules for internet privacy?
Bold, brave and deeply principled
Ryan Gallagher | 10 December 2010 |
tags: corruption, internet, Wikileaks
Exposing the corruption of governance is a noble and necessary task.
Shock, horror, rage and confusion
Michael Coren | 06 December 2010 |
tags: abortion, internet, personhood
Why were so many people upset by a vote on whether or not an American couple should abort their baby?