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May 06, 2022

It's global: Online anti-Asian hate on the rise

York University in Toronto, Canada has released a study that shows how rhetorical mechanisms and tropes spread racism. Fuyuki Kurasawa, a social sciences professor, at a virtual symposium...

Planned government surveillance power poses threat to journalists' sources

Government plans to introduce wide-ranging powers to monitor people’s emails, web history, phone calls and text messages could pose a new threat to journalists, writes Cleland Thom. The rules mean that the ‘who, when and where’ of every electronic message ...

Tech community unites against planned web censorship

Nancy ScolaEver since the days of Napster, the online music store and best buy company, both the recording and movie industry have treated the internet as a place on the map marked “here be dragons.” For the last decade, Hollywood and big music have spent ...

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