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Clouding the issue

Following the Jennifer Lawrence photo scandal, Robin Tudge takes a closer look at how Apple has sidestepped its data-storing responsibilities.

Filed in: Crime Society Technology

Thailand’s youth asked to cyber-spy for the state

Not satisfied with its crackdown on internet freedom, the junta has new plans to increase its control, reveals David Nathan.

Filed in: Human Rights Internet Politics Thailand

Reaching out: the spread of crowdfunding to the developing world

Can poorer countries also benefit from this democratic form of raising money? asks Nicola Bauman.

Filed in: Society Technology

And finally: Uri Fruchtmann

The filmmaker and director tells Jo Lateu why he supports activists who expose wrongdoing through video.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Technology

Cellphone justice for sterilized women

Survivors of forced sterilization in Peru are using mobile phones to speak out.

Filed in: Peru Technology Women

Don’t trust your Stone Age brain: it’s unsustainable

Helen Camakaris explains why our own thought processes are hindering attempts to save the planet.

Filed in: Science Sustainability

Mobilize, organize – but also scrutinize

Marek Tuszynski on why effective activism is often all about investigation.

Filed in: Activism Technology

Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.

Filed in: Children Education Technology Uganda

David Cameron: don’t blame the internet for society’s ills

The British Prime Minister’s proposals on pornography follow a global tradition of politicians who try to control online access and fail, writes Symon Hill.

Filed in: Children Crime Internet Society United Kingdom

India, porn and sexual violence

Links between pornography and some despicable crimes are clear, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime India Internet Politics Society United Kingdom

Social media’s role in Turkey’s dissent

The spark was a park, but the flame was fanned by the web, says Karin Alexander.

Filed in: Activism Technology Turkey

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