The father of the web wants to address issues including malicious content circulation, misinformation, and the polarisation of online debate. But the methods he is proposing aren't great.
There is a strong framework of international laws and conventions that defend free speech, but Uganda continues to limit freedom of expression especially when the people criticise their president.
In just three decades we've gone from a very limited internet connection in Australia to now sharing our lives online.
Shutting down or controlling access to the internet has become a go-to strategy among some African states who want to control the political narrative.
Internet taxes could stifle Africa's free and vibrant social media.
Imma let you finish, but there's more to memes than you think.
What happens to your Facebook account, your iTunes purchases and your email messages when you die?
Wasting time on the internet at work could be putting your company's cyber-security at risk.
Touchscreen technologies have made it easy for children as young as four to go online. Here are some things to teach them about how to be safe on the internet.
Parents should ask their teens to show them how they use social media and how it works so they can have conversations about what the risks are and how to reduce them.
The 2017 Australian Digital Inclusion Index shows that internet access and digital ability have improved since 2014, but the affordability of online services has declined.
If children and teenagers are comfortable with social media, we should use it as a means to reach them and ensure they understand the do's and dont's.
Sooner or later, China will recognise the value of digital assets. This adds to the urgency of citizens ensuring they control the data trails that tell the world what they think and do.
The physical world is racially segregated as a result of structural racism. A researcher examines whether similar problems exist online.
ABS figures show that Australia's appetite for faster broadband is growing apace.
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.
There's a huge divide in thinking between academia and international development on the role of the internet in economic growth.
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?
The developing world is waking up to the internet. We need to know how new generations of children use it.
A new study suggests that the pleasure of getting an angry reaction is the biggest predictor of online trolling behaviour – meaning that the best way to fight back is just to ignore them.