Measles is back in Europe. More than 8,000 cases were reported in 2018. Twenty-nine people died after catching the disease, which until recently was all but eradicated through childhood immunisation. ... »
Three Questions to Douglas Rushkoff Netopia asks three questions to media theorist and writer, Douglas Rushkoff, author of Team Human, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Present Shock et al. His ... »
Across the world people gathered last month to remember murdered journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée. They gathered in Silicon Valley’s Palo Alto, in Europe’s capital cities and the length and bre... »
Clear evidence has been presented to the UK government that Facebook and Twitter have been used to spread fake news created by fake users. The effects are toxic – sometimes deadly. Meanwhile MEPs h... »
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki is the protagonist in a propaganda war about the new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. One of the directive’s stated aims was to ensure that hosting si... »
Last month marked 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) into law which introduced “Safe Harbor” for Internet Service Providers. In combination with t... »
The Digital Single Market is one of the central planks of EU policy but according to a new report it is fatally flawed because the EU is out of step with technology due to its insistence on the concep... »
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg's first of two appearances this week, to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is on Wednesday April 10 and is sure to contain a few of the following plati... »
In the shadow of the headlines around fake news online, is a much older debate about media pluralism. Netopia went to a conference about just this and discovered the two are connected. Perils of conce... »
What a story Jonathan Taplin can tell. He used to be Martin Scorsese’s producer (Mean Streets) and tour manager for Bob Dylan and The Band. Icons of 20th century popular culture. He is also an interne... »