The dark web is often used for illegal activity and because of the way it's structured, it's hard to police.
Despite persistent myths that sexual violence and harassment are rare, two recent cases – and the subsequent online response – expose their commonality.
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.
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We've come a long way but there's big change ahead.
A scholar of visual culture sees a transition happening online as the alt-right reinterprets images of police shootings to push back against the gains made by Black Lives Matter.
Spending lots of time on the internet might be good for getting what you want in the short term but it might not work in the long term.
Having a nationwide firewall means trusting the same people who spy on communications.
Fashion weeks are becoming less about fashion cliques, and opening up to the masses.
This scientific field suggests people have been passing along memes since long before the birth of the internet. What makes one bit of culture take off, while another sinks from sight?
Economics struggles to explain the explosion of gift models at the heart of our online economy.
Attempts to model your web experience led to fears of an echo chamber effect, but rather than reinforcing your sense of self, the process might be altering it.
The Federal Communications Commission has broad power to support fast, affordable internet service reaching every home in the U.S. What are its limits – and its possibilities?
Without data centres the world stops. We explored the inner Sydney suburb of Alexandria to learn more about these critical infrastructures.
Online porn is big business and has plenty of adults viewing the content. But young children can also be exposed to porn, and much of that comes from accidental or unwanted exposure.
Messages on social media reportedly fuelled the burning of Buddhist temples in Indonesia last month. Laws against hate speech are widely ignored and weakly policed.
As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Internet fraud – or ‘yahoo-yahoo’ – has become a way of life for some young Nigerian con-artists.
The U.S. State Department and the United Nations are spending big bucks to support the internet as a boon for democracy. But new research shows just providing access isn't enough.
Relying on foreign-hosted websites makes Africa's internet slower and more expensive. It's time for a change.
When reality fails to match fantasy, relationships can suffer.