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Will the ‘Internet of Things’ boost surveillance capabilities?

A new wave of smart appliances could soon be spying on your every move, warns Chris Spannos.

Filed in: Technology

Keystrokes in the West may mean a death sentence in Saudi Arabia

Chris Spannos on the dangers of going online in the land of Al Saud.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia Technology

For their eyes only

Michaela Whitton considers unlawful surveillance and the crushing of dissent.

Filed in: Bahrain England Human Rights Technology

In the eye of a Twitter storm

Steve Parry experiences Trolling and is still recovering.

Filed in: Technology

Is social media doing social harm?

Meredith L Patterson and Deanna Zandt go head to head.

Filed in: Technology

The case against the future

Hal Niedzviecki considers the case against the future.

Filed in: Society Technology Work

Half-baked and out of time

How do we escape our evolutionary shortcomings to avoid climate catastrophe? asks Helen Camakaris..

Filed in: Climate Change Science

Chaos computer camp challenges power and the zombie apocalypse

Ásta Guðrún Helgadóttir reports from a hackers’ gathering where things are broken to be fixed and made better.

Filed in: Germany Technology

Modern life and medicine

Can our ancestral medical progress keep up with modern life? Naomi Elster asks.

Filed in: Science

What the hack?

The recent Hacking Team leak illustrates the hypocrisy at the heart of the arms trade, writes Andrew Smith.

Filed in: Arms Corporations Technology

The People vs Monsanto (and other GM giants)

Around the world, people are mobilizing against biotech bullies.

Filed in: Agriculture Biotech Environment

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