The first spam email was sent in 1978 - in the 40 years that have followed, trillions of junk emails have made their way into our inboxes.
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Policy-makers around the world are waking up to the challenges posed by the internet giants.
Barlow's techno-utopian dream has given way to an Orwellian reality of data harvesting and surveillance. But with effort we can salvage the ideal.
Twenty-one years ago in Davos, cyber-activist John Perry Barlow championed a now-famous call to protect the sovereignty, liberty and independence of the internet from government. Read it ...
India has both the capacity and the moral authority to lead the global digital economy, says Samir Saran.
The cost of broadband varies across the world while some people still don't have access to the internet.
Digital disinformation takes aim at big issues – terrorism, immigration, inequality – to nudge millions of people towards its political agenda. But don't be fooled.
A new study shows we’re losing trust in government, but some countries are bucking this trend.
Africans are increasingly challenging corrupt governments, exposing rigged elections, and demanding to be heard.
The celebration of militarism through social media has profound implications for policy makers and the public
Experts are evenly split on whether the coming decade will see a reduction in false and misleading narratives online.
A new study has uncovered a connection between changes in temperature and voting behavior in the United States of America.
In an increasingly connected world, many people can’t imagine life without the internet.
A former Google data scientist talks about what properly analyzed big data can reveal about our political views, our health, our biases and more.