Hate speech and racial abuse online has haunted football and maybe peaked with England's penalty shoot-out against Italy in the European Championship finals this summer. What can football do about it ... »
Technology must be human-centric, says MEP Sabine Verheyen in this exclusive Netopia video spotlight. Technology should not be “Selbstzweck” – only serve itself. This principle can guide both research... »
In our first spotlight video interview, Netopia editor Per Strömbäck meets Alex Agius Saliba, member of European parliament representing Malta in the S&D-group. MEP Saliba is one of the most promi... »
The global pandemic has shown some extremes of rights and regulations protections. Amid the lockdowns we’ve seen privacy under sharpest attack, copyright abused, and questionable overreaches in civil ... »
In the minds of many, autonomous vehicles are the future dream, promising cheap, accident free driving where the old get around for longer and the young can get into cars earlier. For if cars drive t... »
Book Review: Human-Compatible – Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control (Viking 2019) by Stuart Russell AI has severe limitations. Still we have reasons to worry – both because of these ... »
Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia has lashed out at the EU Copyright directive calling it an attack on the way that people use the internet. Speaking in an exclusive interview during, a now annual ... »
Netopia attended the annual Internetdagarna (“Internet Days”) conference in Stockholm, Sweden. Tuesday’s highlight was a panel on the tech companies’ moral obligations. On stage were the public pol... »
Europe’s public service media risk becoming irrelevant if they cannot attract younger audiences to justify their licence fees. So innovative ideas for grabbing the attention of “digital natives” packe... »
The much lauded GDPR has failed to achieve its hyped expectations. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has led to loopholes, and interpretations moulded to suit the business practice. ... »