Only ditching the profit imperative will allow the tech giants to fulfil their original aim of benefiting the public good, argues the writer Jonathan Wichmann.
Communication technologies may be facing massive disruption, but we've been here before. And now we have a new framework for regulation ...
Young South Africans are turning away from voting, citing a lack of trust in the political process.
Cybercriminals are hijacking our web traffic and diverting it to malicious websites. To overcome this new threat, and others like it, will require collaboration on a global scale.
The entire digital universe is expected to reach 44 zettabytes by 2020.
Global e-commerce is worth a staggering $25.3 trillion - but levels of trust among consumers who are buying from countries other than their own is low. Here's how policymakers can start t...
Consumers need to be made more aware of just how much of what they do on the internet is traceable, as recent scandals highlight.
As the world wide web turns 30, we are only just beginning to realise its potential – for good and bad.
As countries begin to think about how to regulate cross-border e-commerce in the future, they have found their work complicated by competing visions of what the internet is, and what it i...
We can take what we've learned from our digital adolescence and turn the online world into a place of equality, opportunity and creativity, says web inventor Tim Berners-Lee.
As technology advances at frightening speeds, so too do the cyber-criminals, and international law cannot keep pace.
While a report shows online behavior is getting better, it uncovers a worrying theme: internet harassers often aren’t strangers.
In just 30 years the web has become part of everyday life for millions. But how much do you know about it, and how certain are you of its future?
The best solution to stop the spread false political news stories and misinformation could be crowdsourcing.
The public sector could learn from the principles developed in the software industry and turn over more policy to crowdsourcing.