Issue of free speech lie at the heart of the Hong Kong protests. And exercising our right to it (especially on social media) has important consequences for Hong Kong, as does our silence.
Should we be concerned about Google mining user data to generate consumer profiles? What does data transparency require?
A coercive data collection campaign in China raises questions about corporate complicity. What obligation, if any, do companies have when their goods are being used to cause harm or violate others' rights?
The transition to an ebook market for college textbooks has important consequences for internet piracy and student debt.
Algorithms curating and recommending media content can create echo chambers; they can reinforce misinformation and normalize hate-speech. How can we resist?
The campaign to stem the tide of misinformation online is beset by a number of formidable epistemic obstacles. How effective can fact-checking ever really be?
Recent rulings have called the loot box mechanics used in franchises like FIFA and Star Wars Battlefront "gambling for children." What's the danger?
La Liga's recent use of its mobile app as a tool for spying offers another interesting chapter in the piracy versus privacy debate.
The vision of technological dystopia presented by Black Mirror covers diverse topics ranging from the nature of consciousness to the essence of parenting.
Recent government raids on news organizations in Australia prompt discussion of the boundaries of categories like the public interest and national security threats.