Features / May 23, 2012 / Dr Paul Bernal

The Right to be Forgotten

Dr Paul Bernal provides clarification on what the Right to be Forgotten means and what the issues are.

Features / May 22, 2012 / Tom Slee

Is Open Data a useful lever to increase transparency in government?

"Governments find it easy to act on the efficiency side of open data while neglecting transparency" - Tom Slee discusses issues with Open Government Data

Features / May 21, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

Facebook Don't buy the stock.

As Facebook has its trading debut Wendy Grossman discusses the uncertain economic future for the social networking site.

Features / May 17, 2012 / Wendy Grossman


The self-drive car sparks further thoughts about the way we connect with the physical world

News & Analysis / May 16, 2012 / Ibrahim Hasan

Murdoch –Up the Creek without a Paddle?

Following the News of the World scandal, Ibrahim Hasan offers a legal analysis of Sky News' hacking admittance

News & Analysis / May 14, 2012 / Jamie Bartlett

Filters are not the answer

Jamie Bartlett, Head of the Violence and Extremism Programme at Demos, responds to the ORG / LSE Media Policy Project report 'Mobile Internet censorship'.

Features / May 11, 2012 / Ruth Coustick

Kickstarting the online Renaissance

Kickstarter: medieval-meets-modern and a return to patronage

Features / May 09, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

A matter of degree

Education on the shareware model... the future of online university courses?

News & Analysis / May 01, 2012 / Ibrahim Hasan

The Wrong Number!

Ibrahim Hasan from Act Now offers an expert legal take on the new Government communications surveillance proposals

Features / Apr 25, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

A really fancy hammer with a gun

The problem with robots isn't robots. The problem is us

Features / Apr 23, 2012 / Tashalaw

Data Gathering – What are the benefits?

Tashalaw reviews this year's Scrambling for Safety Conference

2012 / Apr 23, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

A nation of suspects

Bad policies are like counterfeit money: they never quite go away and they ensnare the innocent

News & Analysis / Apr 20, 2012 / Habib Kadiri

Here comes the charge of the anti porn brigade

No-one learns about children's attitudes to sex by blocking porn; least of all politicians

News & Analysis / Apr 19, 2012 / Saskia Walzel

Evidence of Anti-Piracy Three Strikes' Impact Mounting?

Don't mention the Digital Economy Act... Saskia Walzel looks at the impact of three strikes on legal sales

Features / Apr 18, 2012 / Milena Popova

The dragon's toes

Milena Popova analyses the messages behind the keynote speeches at this year's ORGCon

News & Analysis / Apr 16, 2012 / James Brandes

Hotfile in hotwater, Megaupload in the mire and a Hollywood hit list...

...but is the list fact or fantasy? Even Mediafire, a respected & transparent service, is caught in the crosshairs.

Features / Apr 05, 2012 / Milena Popova

Lets Talk About Fanfiction

Where does fanfiction fit in with the copyright laws on remixing, parody and transformative works?

Features / Apr 05, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

The Year of the Future

What will the internet be like in the future? It looks like 2012 is set to be a critical year for internet development.

News & Analysis / Apr 04, 2012 / Habib Kadiri

Oi! Lib Dems! Are you listening?

There's no use in bugging us if you aren't going to listen to what we have to say

Features / Apr 02, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

The ghost of cash

Speaking of money... in a digital context

News & Analysis / Mar 30, 2012 / from our correspondent

Is ACTA dead?

ACTA may have been put to rest for now, but it could strike back at any time

Features / Mar 23, 2012 / Helen Lock

The OrgCon Times

Excited about OrgCon? We are! Here's the low down on the programme of speakers and debates:

Features / Mar 19, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

The end of the beginning

We've come a long way on libel and copyright reform, but there's still a little way to go yet

Reviews / Mar 16, 2012 / Helen Lock

DELETE: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age

Helen Lock reviews Viktor Mayer-Schönberger's analysis of the internet's influence over storage of our data

Features / Mar 15, 2012 / Milena Popova

Written by Kafka

How adding your voice to the Hargreaves Review could help the UK progress to clearer, less Kafkaesque copyright law

Features / Mar 13, 2012 / Swede Mason

A plea for a right to parody

Video remixer and musician Swede Mason tells us why he believes we need a new right to parody.

Features / Mar 12, 2012 / Wendy Grossman

Private Parts

As the dust settles over the EU Data Protection reforms, Wendy Grossman analyses them from a privacy angle

News & Analysis / Mar 08, 2012 / Marshall Mateer

Parody, copyright and schools: an 'exceptional' case

Marshall Mateer believes widening the copyright exception to include parody will send a positive message to future generations of creatives.