The Internet was built on copyright content; it’s the foundation of the digital economy. There are enough myths about copyright and internet to fill a book on its own, but let me bring up a few of ... »
It’s not all about the user experience, also not for those who say so. You know there is something missing when you read the line ‘We collect personal data to give you the best possible user experi... »
‘Free speech’ is not the same as ‘everything goes’. So far, I’ve talked about the dark side of freedom of speech online: the conspiracy theories, the propaganda, the hate speech. Some say it’s the ... »
The perfect storm that hit the news. ‘I’m level 186 on Candy Crush.’ The room laughed at my joke, added at the end of a question I asked from the floor at a talked entitled ‘Can Google Save the New... »
Rules shape technology, just as much as technology shapes rules. The law may be a step behind cybercriminals who continuously update their technologies in order to stay out of reach. It’s fair that... »
One size does not fit all. D: The content industry needs to update its business models; that’s the way to fix piracy online. S: How should those business models be updated? D: Look at Spotify... »
Neutrality exists only in theory – and we’re better off like that. Any analysis of the impact of digital technology on our society starts with technology rather than society. It is built into the q... »
Digital Myths: #14 – The Internet does not bring democracy, but it’s a great sound bite for business. Democratization: on the one hand, it can be the process of making privilege more accessible, li... »
Digital Myths: #13 – If open is so great, why would anything ever be closed? ‘Open’ is like a magic wand in all things digital. Open source, open standard, open data, open access, open innovation, ... »
Digital Myths: #12 – Privacy is dead – get over it! This famous sentiment was expressed by Sun Microsystems executive Scott McNealy back in 1999. You choose which is worse: surveillance by governme... »