News & Analysis / Jun 10, 2011 / Aaron John Peters

The Communication Commons

"A community will evolve only when a people control their own communication" - Frantz Fanon. Aaron John Peters on social media and the communication commons.

Features / Jun 08, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

A forgotten man and a bowl of Japanese goldfish

Wendy M. Grossman on the difficulties of managing data online

News & Analysis / Jun 07, 2011 / Gilbert Ramsay

On internet history and regulation

Gilbert Ramsay on the history of the internet and the role of governments

News & Analysis / Jun 06, 2011 / Milena Popova

You get what you measure

Milena Popova looks at how Google and cinemas are giving people incentives to pirate

News & Analysis / Jun 03, 2011 / Saskia Walzel

Is the internet a human right? No, but....

... disconnecting internet access violates the right to freedom of expression. Saskia Walzel explores the link between the internet and human rights law

Features / Jun 02, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

Mixed media

After attending BigTentUK and OpenTech 2011, Wendy Grossman reflects on the relationship between technology and the law

Reviews / Jun 01, 2011 / Alasdair Thompson

Curtis over-simplifies in episode two of AWOBMOLG

Alasdair Thompson reviews episode two of Adam Curtis' 'All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace' and argues that Curtis over-reaches in his conclusions

News & Analysis / May 31, 2011 / Loz Kaye

The internet natives are revolting

Loz Kaye responds to President Sarkozy's proposal of a 'civilised internet'

News & Analysis / May 27, 2011 / Milena Popova

A law unto itself

Milena Popova asks, in light of recent controversies on Twitter and Facebook, how do you manage the internet?

Features / May 26, 2011 / Thomas Quinn

OpenTech 2011

Video from OpenTech 2011

Reviews / May 25, 2011 / Alasdair Thompson

Review - All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

Alasdair Thompson reviews Adam Curtis' new series 'All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace'

Features / May 23, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

The world we thought we lived in

Wendy M. Grossman on the way technology is portrayed on TV

News & Analysis / May 20, 2011 / Chris Taggart

George Osborne’s open data moment

Reflecting on Osborne's speech on open data, by Chris Taggart

Features / May 19, 2011 / Thomas Quinn

Power seeks to extend control over internet

Call for creative action in protecting the internet, by G8 vs Internet

Features / May 18, 2011 / Ian Clark

The danger of the Kindle lending library

Ian Clark on why he is afraid of Amazon

Features / May 16, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

Lay down the cookie

Wendy Grossman argues that targeting cookies in the fight to protect privacy is not the right approach

News & Analysis / May 13, 2011 / David Cook

Criminal prosecutions for file-sharing continue

'Rights-holder groups became effectively that of investigators, witnesses and experts in their own case,' by David Cook

News & Analysis / May 12, 2011 / Julie Samuels

Verdict on new cloud-based music lockers

What do the new cloud-based music locker services offered by Google & Amazon mean for fans and artists?

News & Analysis / May 10, 2011 / Thomas Quinn

Radical media fail

Activists protest Radical Media's offices after receiving cease and desist letter

News & Analysis / May 09, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

Double exposure

Wendy Grossman looks at the recent wikileaks cables that expose US interference in other countries intellectual property laws & enforcement, and looks at why the US needs to change, for its own sake too

Features / May 05, 2011 / Thomas Quinn

Changing the course of the debate on piracy

Joe Karaganis, lead author of the report on Media Piracy in Emerging Economies, speaks to ORGZine about his work

News & Analysis / May 03, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

Searching for reality

Wendy M. Grossman on supercomputers and how much more we can expect from them in the future

Features / Apr 28, 2011 / Dr Agnes Callamard

Middle East conflicts continue to target journalists

ARTICLE 19 Executive Director Dr Agnes Callamard on the current situation in the Arab world

News & Analysis / Apr 27, 2011 / Graham Armstrong

Happy Birthday! Linux turns 20 this month

Graham Armstrong celebrates Linux's 20th birthday

Features / Apr 26, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman


Wendy M Grossman looks at the iPhone tracking 'scandal' and argues that it is just a symptom of a wider problem!

Features / Apr 21, 2011 / Jagdeep Bahra

A slippery slope towards censorship

Jag Bahra examines Governments' use of web blocking and the threat it poses to the open internet

Features / Apr 19, 2011 / Wendy M Grossman

The open zone

Wendy M. Grossman looks at the accessibility of fixing your own computer & the changing PC market

News & Analysis / Apr 18, 2011 / Milena Popova

Education, education, education

Confiscating students mobile phones & deleting 'inappropriate material' is just another misplaced step in Michael Gove's plans to improve school discipline, argues Milena Popova

Features / Apr 15, 2011 / Colin Jacobs

The copyright battle in Australia

Colin Jacobs of Electronic Frontiers Australia gives an overview of how the copyright battle is going down under

Features / Apr 13, 2011 / Ian Clark


Ian Clark looks at the future accessibility to information in light of net neutrality & library closures