From moralising hackers online to ‘Sharia patrols’ on London streets, we should not tolerate extra-legal ethical coercion in any form.
Posts Tagged: Internet
Has easy access to unlimited information brought about a new renaissance, a cultural flowering the like of which the world has never seen?
Policy development is now entirely subordinate to political communications and thus in thrall to the 24 hour news cycle.
“Access to online pornography is having a damaging impact on how children view sex and relationships.”
Digital technology offers the chance to reform the state, as well as politics.
Don’t be taken in by the Twitter shouting match.
Renate Samson: Big Brother Watch is five years old – what does the next five years hold for our privacy?
In a few years’ time, mobile phones and computers will seem old hat – and the threats to our liberties will be multiplied.
Not only would the proposal be hugely damaging to our economy and reputation, technical realities make it impossible to implement.
Under this Government, rural Britain is getting a fair deal once more.
AI isn’t about creating a mind on a microchip, but increasing the sophistication of the impersonal computers we’ve already got.
Advocates of net neutrality insist that without regulatory guarantees the internet could be stitched-up by the biggest players
What is required instead is a complete revamp of the legislation that is being used to help govern the communications made on social media platforms.
The internet is a force for good, but the law should be updated to deal with this devastating behaviour.
This is just one way in which the law needs updating to catch up with new, harmful activities.
The Home Office wants the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill to be as transparent as possible. Sadly, though, that may not be saying much.