The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics
The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics

The U.S. government is seeking names of Trump critics. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Justice wants to know the IP addresses, contact information, email content and photos of 1.3 million people who visited a website organizing protests against the current U.S president. Let that sink in for a moment. Yes, you read it correctly: the […]

July 12: voice support for Net Neutrality!
July 12: voice support for Net Neutrality!

July 12: voice support for Net Neutrality! Just as we did in 2015, the internet is coming together to support the American concept of Net Neutrality with a wide and online protest over the effort to eliminate internet freedom in the U.S. Organized and sponsored by a very broad, bi-partisan coalition of major internet companies […]

Social networks enhance democracy or simply train sheep?
Social networks enhance democracy or simply train sheep?

It’s long been generally assumed the open, far-ranging and free expression found on social networks is a boon to democracy, giving voice to all corners of humankind. But a scholarly paper published May 22 by a quartet of social science and communications professors may poke a bit of a hole in that universally-accepted theory. The […]