Biometric data can be used in schools to track everything from attendance to exam behaviour and what students buy from the canteen.
Rebecca Giblin and Cory Doctorow’s new book reveals the tricks behind ‘Chokepoint Capitalism’ – how big corporations use low prices to lock in users and creators, while locking out real competition.
Copyright, and copyright laws, will not always match expectations.
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.
It’s time to rethink content distribution.
Netflix’s recent ban on proxies, unblockers and virtual private networks (VPNs) is unlikely to provide a long-term cure to content providers’ chronic headaches.
Amazon caused a stir when it unilaterally removed George Orwell’s classic novel 1984 from Kindle e-readers in 2009.
Enforcing copyright protection in the digital age has become complex. South Africa should tread carefully as it amends its copyright laws.
The advent of digital music caused a few headaches, but digital copyright issues go back further than that.
There’s been a bit of talk recently about getting internet service providers (ISPs) involved in the enforcement of copyright law. The federal Attorney-General and Minister for Communications recently released…