Google's secret plan to comply with Chinese censorship laws betrays the values that helped create the tech giant.
We need to make monopoly tech firms more open like the internet itself.
The US and Europe approach tech regulation very differently due to their historical contexts. Where does Australia's fit in?
US President Donald Trump thinks the fine is political – but it's just a different way of doing business.
Silicon Valley's chip supplier de choix scored a massive own goal with smartphones. If it has got driverless cars wrong too, it could be goodnight Santa Clara.
Croatia lost to France but has won unprecedented public exposure.
Connected objects can do a lot of good, but they can also become weapons in the hands of abusive partners. How can these new risks be prevented?
Walmart is bigger than Spain, Berkshire Hathaway is bigger than Russia. It could be time to rethink international relations.
Trust is the keystone of the entire Internet system: without it more connection and therefore more commerce. How to restore it?
AI has caused a "techlash" against Google. These principles are first step, but more needs to be done.
Google has lost a High Court appeal in defamation litigation brought by Michael Trkulja. It is time to consider that extending "safe harbour" to Google may be a good idea.
Social media sites aren't the only online systems that can secretly influence people's votes. Search engines can too and may be even more successful – and undetectable.
Facebook will build a village with housing and amenities in Silicon Valley, a new version of old, unsuccessful ideas of company towns and utopian communities. Will Facebook's town face the same fate?
Facebook and Google already face a legal complaint in the wake of the new data protection law, but the most precious data still isn't covered.
It is well known that modern multinationals such as Google can derive substantial revenue and profits from Australia without significant physical presence here.
Amazon, Google and Apple's attempts to understand the tone of human voices can reflect human biases.
Organisations are on the losing side, especially those that rely on leveraging personal data to compete. But there will be a net benefit to consumers – and that's a good thing.
The sustainability of the news media is a precondition for good journalism in the public interest. Thus, economic questions should form part of discussions of press freedom.
Toronto’s Quayside smart city project needs a new, truly consultative process. An innovative method used by Brazil to develop its landmark Internet Bill of Rights may be the answer.
Inaudible sounds are being used to transmit data from our devices. While not new technology, these ultrasonic beacons may be in breach of laws regarding surveillance devices.