For the past twenty years the internet has become more and more embedded in the lives of millions of people. This change has not just been taking place in affluent developed countries, but has rather spread to many developing countries as well. In fact, the gap is narrowing in terms of the number of […]
The Internet of Things combined with Big Data presents a new paradigm that offers unprecedented potential for improving life, but also poses serious challenges for security, privacy, justice, and democracy.
Did social media influence the outcome of the American elections? In light of Google, Facebook & Twitter’s recent policy changes, Charlotte Provost explores the role of the internet in divulging information to the public, and its potential influence on the global community.
Eimi Harris analyzes the draft version of the Burr-Feinstein encryption bill and why US technology firms have dubbed it the “anti-encryption” bill.
Eimi Harris analyzes the UK Investigatory Powers Bill and the impact legitimizing invasive surveillance practices may have on society’s privacy.