The amount of online data and transactions are growing exponentially. Related is the increasing possibility of cyberattacks — one way to address these is by regulating parts of the internet.
The internet of 2021 is not the open public sphere that early visionaries had imagined.
There are other ways to search the web without Google, and some options help protect your privacy while another is good for the planet.
The code could require Google and Facebook to pay up for simply including links to news articles from other sites. This has never been a requirement on the web.
Private mode browsing is a useful way to cover your online tracks. Just don’t read too much into the word ‘private.’
Can we make the web more inclusive or will our online reality always be a lawless wasteland of trolls and lies?
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.
In just three decades we’ve gone from a very limited internet connection in Australia to now sharing our lives online.
A third generation of web technology could return the web to its original ideals – but do we really want it?
As Google turns 20, a look at how the company has grown – and what the next two decades might bring for the company.
Web design has come a long way since the days of blue hyperlinks and flashy GIFs.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
The deep and dark web can be a scary place, but modern open-source technologies funded by the Defense Department can help explore it.
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?
This year marks the 30th birthday of .au domains. We’ve come a long way but there’s big change ahead.
The world wide web today is more useful and accessible to more people than it ever has been. So why do some early pioneers of the web think it has been ruined?
Online publishers are losing millions in lost earnings to ad blockers. But they are here to stay. So how can advertising change to reach its audience?
A web obsessed with gathering data about our habits becomes less valuable to us, showing us only more and more of the same.
The rules that govern what Australian web address people can register could be changed to allow more personalised .au domain names.
Several companies are planning to build network of satellites in space to provide intenet access across the globe. But can it work and will it be affordable?