Giving rural residents the option of using broadband access isn't enough to boost their community involvement. To really improve civic engagement, rural dwellers need to use the internet.
Despite the growth in darknet drug trading in Australia, there are important reasons why it is less harmful than street drug dealing.
While South Africa's youth unemployment is a structural matter, the country must find ways to alleviate the challenges in the short-term.
In the face of alienation and concentration of power by big corporations, local DIY organisations promote place-based organic internet solutions.
Social networks built on blockchain technology, such as Steemit, promise a far more democratic experience.
The deep and dark web can be a scary place, but modern open-source technologies funded by the Defense Department can help explore it.
There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
As more people gain access to the National Broadband Network, so more plans are on offer. Here's how to pick the best plan for your needs.
It's a British icon that is loved by many but used by very, very few – it's time for an upgrade.
The ability to say offensive things online on a daily basis without consequences led to new, and more toxic, norms for civic behavior.
A Parliamentary Budget Office report shows just how much the NBN might cost the taxpayer.
If you think the internet has changed your life, brace yourself for the next digital innovation that's set to transform our world.
While the US is reeling from rampant fake online news, political movements in Europe are using the internet as a powerful democratic symbol to win elections. Will cyber-optimism or pessimism win?
Long before smartphones filmed the stiffened appendages of people seeking internet fame, striking a pose was a popular form of entertainment in Victorian England.
Researcher who has studied online news for 20 years says people fall for fake news because they don't value journalistic sources and consider themselves and their friends as credible news sources.
Research shows the lack of diverse political views on your Facebook feed is more down to self-censorship than any algorithm.
The Digital Economy Bill would effectively create a hackable register of pornography users and block 'unconventional' material.
The Politically Incorrect forum is bringing its racist vitriol to a website near you.
The developing world is waking up to the internet. We need to know how new generations of children use it.
The idea of flexibility is an important building block of the Internet we use today. It has also made it a much more difficult environment to control.