75mn followers of the Indian Prime Minister were encouraged to buy Bitcoin, but it seems none of them did.
A flagship Xiaomi 5G phone includes software that censors phrases like ‘free Tibet’ whilst Huawei users are at risk from malicious apps.
It is not possible for the telecoms sector to serve both ordinary people and the governments that oppress them.
It is amazing how much advice I receive from people who confuse making money with making a better world.
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has joined the chorus demanding more regulation of the net globally, but are UK proposals tantamount to imposing a press regulator by the back door?
YouTube removed over 8mn unsafe videos during the last three months of 2017. Most were taken down before anyone saw them.
Should social networks monitor for comments that are similar to those they have previously been forced to remove?
Germany has imposed ambitious rules that control how people express themselves on social media. There are still uncertainties with how the rules will be applied in practice.
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is caused by exposure to distressing events. Two Microsoft employees who reviewed online filth now seek compensation for the anxiety caused.
A few simple equations will help us to understand why some people leave nasty comments on the internet, and what can be done to discourage them.