The NATO Association of Canada’s editors share their thoughts on Australia’s new media code, and its dispute with Facebook and Google.
Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” perpetuates exactly what it aims to prevent. In this article, Emilio finds that the film provides a good overview of the societal challenges caused by social media but has glaring flaws that prevent it from reaching wider audiences.
Tiffany Kwok takes a look at the Canadian government’s measures to prepare against disinformation attacks for the upcoming federal election in October.
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.
In Part Four of a four-part series, Alexander Sawicki details the rise of a new type of propaganda machine; one tailored to fit a modern, inter-connected, and technologically dependent society.
Read Part I here, in which I ask Jieun about her research about information access in and out of North Korea. Part II: About JiEun’s Career Can you tell me a bit more about your position at Google headquarters and your work on information access projects for North Korean defectors? I was in Read More…
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 examines new rhetoric in the public-private encryption debate and what that may mean for your security.