Sleeping with the enemy
Wendy M Grossman looks at the Home Office's attempts at trying to keep its citizens informed via social media.
Seizing personal data without reasonable suspicion
Tim Hardy looks at the recent news that UKBA are using anti-terrorism laws to seize personal data of individuals travelling via air.
Wendy M Grossman puts forward her argument against David Cameron's proposals to censor pornographic material on the internet.
The Impending Fate of Bradley Manning
As Manning awaits his fate at the hands of Judge Denise Lind, Naomi Colvin reflects upon his case.
Are UK Freedom of Speech Laws Obscene?
Calum Grant looks at the limits of free speech in Britain today.
Porn blocking - a survivor's perspective
[TW] Milena Popova reviews David Cameron's measures on internet censorship, from a personal perspective.
Automate and chill
Wendy M Grossman looks at why storing communication data is an invasion of privacy, even if it does not come into contact with human eyes.
Privacy and anonymity: necessary requirements for free speech?
Should we be pitting privacy and freedom of expression against each other, or should be embrace the principles embedded within the two to protect us all? Stephen Blythe explores the issue.
Take back the Net
Would decentralising the technology we use result in defeating any attempts by the government to control and monitor us?
A look back at June
A look back at some of the June zine articles that have sparked debate amongst our readers.
Repealing the Internet
As the issue of internet security saturates the news headlines, Wendy M Grossman explores the idea of whether or not repealing the internet is a viable option...
Shiver me timbers! Is the torrent site blockade working or have those pesky pirates circumnavigated their way around it?
Are blocking orders for Torrent sites in the UK working? James Brandes investigates the matter.
Wendy M Grossman comments on the US's use of surveillance drones over US soil
The future of home entertainment?
With the pending release of Xbox One, potential owners express some of their concerns about its new features.
Should Facebook do more to protect our freedom of speech?
Jillian York ask: with such a large number of users, should Facebook be obliged to protect our freedom of expression?
This does not apply to US citizens
US authorities claim that US data had not been under surveillance as part of the PRISM operation, Wendy M Grossman looks at whether there could be any truth to this.
Porn Summit Threatens Britain
Simon Phipps critiques the government's proposals on how to best deal with the issue of child pornography on the internet
The Halifax Regional C@P Association: The importance of youth, community and collaboration in the information age.
Laura Conrad looks at the importance of computer literacy education amongst students, with particular focus on the Halifax Regional C@P Association in Canada.
Wendy M Grossman looks at the issue of privacy policies, and suggests that the system must be 'fixed' in order for users to completely understand what information they are signing away.
Turkey’s Twitter War
Aaron Stein looks at the importance of social media during the protests in Turkey.
The world of Kindle
Milena Popova looks at how Kindle and Amazon are attempting to revive the world of fanfiction
Flow, sweet data, flow
Wendy M Grossman looks at the EU's plans to update the data protection directive.
Humans Have No Default Setting
Loz Kaye, Leader of the Pirate Party UK, looks at why the Snoopers Charter has crawled its way back into the political agenda, and why it will it may not solve the problems that politicians are hoping it will.
Is 'Data Protection Regulation' really too much of a burden?
Professor Douwe Korff gives his thoughts on the ICO's letter to the Ministry of Justice on the 'Data Protection Regulation'
Does the #FBrape campaign challenge our freedom of speech? Are feminists censoring the internet? Soraya Chemaly, one of the founders of the campaign, gives her insight into the issue.
Will open data support values of democracy, openness, transparency, and social justice? Wendy M Grossman explores the question.
Can a VPN protect you from government surveillance?
Nick Pearson explains the functions of a VPN, and how to best choose one that will ensure your privacy is protected.
Who are the BPI's new website blocking targets?
James Brandes looks at the torrent sites, filesharing aggregators and streaming services in the firing line, and asks if the fat lady sung for Grooveshark?
Does BT need television to compete with other service providers? Should the owners who own the means of distribution be allowed to also own the content it streams? Wendy M Grossman explores the issue of network neutrality.
Unravelling 3D Printing and Intellectual Property Laws: From Napster to Thingiverse and beyond
Dr. Dinusha Mendis's article gives an insight into what 3D printing is, and what challenges it will pose to intellectual property laws.