Social Media Tackles Online Extremism10/05/15
A new report by the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media (CASM) at Demos, supported by Facebook, maps the alarming scale of hate speech in populist, right-wing social media groups in Europe - and explores the potential for counter-speech to diffuse...
US Government Fingerprints Hacked
US government personnel data records have been hacked and over five million fingerprint records stolen. Biometrics cannot be copied as easily as a number or password but any security breach is much more serious as fingerprints and retinas cannot be...
Technology and Car Emissions
The car manufacturer VW has admitted that more than eleven million diesel cars could be affected by the company rigging car emission tests in the US. Calls for testing of VW diesel cars outside the US are growing, with Italy, France and South Korea...
Restoring a Lost Web Domain
In March 2010 every webpage with the domain address ending in .yu disappeared from the internet – the largest ever to be removed. This meant that the internet history of the former Yugoslavia was no longer available online. Dr Anat Ben-David, from the...
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