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Colonial Pipeline storage tanks. On May 7, 2021, the company experienced a ransomware cyberattack. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The increase in ransomware attacks during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a new internet

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.
Tim Berners-Lee is the director of the World Wide Web Consortium, an organisation which aims to develop international standards for the web. SHUTTERSTOCK

The internet’s founder now wants to ‘fix the web’, but his proposal misses the mark

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.
Ad blockers are here to stay so advertisers need to think differently to reach their target audience. Shutterstock/Aleksandar Karanov

How online advertising can work in a world of ad blockers

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?

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