In an example of the law of unintended consequences, the Copyright Directive is likely to cement the US tech giants' grip, rather than provide space for others to grow.
Victims could be entitled to redress – but it won't be easy.
It's time for a new discussion about the rules around privacy and politics in Australia – one in which the privacy interests of individuals are front and centre.
Could an employer or platform claim copyright in a chat group? We’d first have to accept that conversations in a chat group are protected by copyright.
A co-operative project that maps services in Dhaka shows how communities of citizens can be more than passive users of the digital platforms that increasingly shape our daily lives.
The corporate world has taken the lead in promoting various creative/smart city visions, which struggle to be inclusive, let alone entrust citizens with control over their lives.
Laws cannot keep pace with technological advances – but that may not be a bad thing.
If there are forward-thinking minds within Labour that could bring fresh thinking to internet issues, they didn't get the call.
Australia's Smart Cities Plan largely conveys a limited role for people: they live, work and consume. This neglects the rich body of work calling for better human engagement in smart cities.
If smart cities run on big data and algorithms that channel only 'relevant' information and opinions to us, how do we maintain the diversity of ideas and possibilities that drives truly smart cities?
Fanfiction is nebulous, confusing and often mocked. It's also explosively popular. So what is it?
Today's digital morass has made sports rights infinitely more complicated than when Europe's premier football event kicked off in 1993.