The selfish giants

So many voices online. Surely that means more diversity and media democracy? Not really, explains Laura Basu.

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NI 513 - A better media is possible - June, 2018

Seize the memes of production

A look at the role internet memes play in young people’s political conversations.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Whether it's done by secret police or computer algorithms, being stripped of privacy is fundamentally dehumanizing.Photo: Newarpp/Thinkstock

I spy with my little algorithm

Everybody wants your private data. Bruce Schneier on how surveillance has become the business model of the internet.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Privacy shouldn’t scare you

Privacy shouldn’t scare you

Nadim Kobeissi tells us about ways to protect our communication from prying eyes.

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Off the net, into the streets. Anonymous protest against police brutality in San Francisco.Robert Galbraith / Reuters

When Anonymous got into politics

"Quinn Norton looks behind the mask of Anonymous, charting its evolution into a global activist force."

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
10 steps to software freedom

10 steps to software freedom

Charlie Harvey outlines the righteous path to internet liberation

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Internet showdown: why digital freedom matters - to us all Donough O'Malley www.pencilrobot.net

Internet showdown: why digital freedom matters - to us all

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy meets the free software hackers protecting your bits from cybersnooping governments and marketers.

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NI 458 - Internet showdown - December, 2012
Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Does the government have the right to monitor private emails?

Surveillance expert Robin Tudge and Professor of Conflict Beatrice de Graaf go head-to-head - read their arguments and join the debate.

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NI 454 - Co-operatives - July, 2012
Act Against ACTA

Act Against ACTA

26 April World Intellectual Property Day

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Online antics: protesters prepare a Qadafi caricature inside a burnt state security building in Benghazi.Suhaib Salem, Reuters

Introducing Steve Parry

Our brand new columnist takes a humorous look at the internet's past, present and future.

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NI 447 - Banking on Hunger - November, 2011

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A better media is possible June, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Feminism fights back July, 2014
Internet showdown December, 2012
Internet showdown December, 2012
Internet showdown December, 2012
Internet showdown December, 2012
Co-operatives July, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Banking on Hunger November, 2011
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