China’s great firewall and the war to control the internet

China ranks 42nd in the world for how accessible its internet isQilai Shen/Panos By Douglas Heaven IN MARCH 2015, China turned its Great Cannon on the West. A two-week attack knocked out websites hosting anti-censorship software. The cyberweapon is thought to be part of the same state apparatus as the Great Firewall, software that has […]

When done right, the internet can be a useful alternative t…

Everyone occasionally experiences new symptoms that can’t be readily explained or ignored. In most cases, people seek initial medical guidance from the one source they consider authoritative, available, trustworthy and non-judgemental. We are, of course, talking about Google – which, for many adults, has become a de facto primary care doctor. Who can blame them? […]

China’s model of internet censorship is being copied across…

“Many thought the internet would bring democracy to China. Instead it has empowered government surveillance and control beyond Mao Zedong’s dreams. Now, the censors are turning their attention to the rest of the world,” James Griffiths writes in his upcoming book The Great Firewall of China: How to Build and Control an Alternate Version of the […]

MY TAKE: Here’s why the Internet Society’s new Privacy Code…

When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg infamously declared that privacy “is no longer a social norm” in 2010, he was merely parroting a corporate imperative that Google had long since established. That same year, then-Google CEO Eric Schmidt publicly admitted that Google’s privacy policy was to “get right up to the creepy line and not cross […]

Internet Advertisement Market by regions, with sales, reven…

Internet Advertisement market Report Description: Internet advertising is a form of marketing and advertising which uses the Internet to deliver promotional marketing messages to consumers.Internet advertising includes email marketing, search engine marketing (SEM), social media marketing, many types of display advertising (including web banner advertising), and mobile advertising. Like other advertising media, online advertising frequently […]

The Internet, Divided Between the U.S. and China, Has Becom…

The Internet, Divided Between the U.S. and China, Has Become a Battleground  The Wall Street Journal As China and the West race for 5G dominance, two digital powers with very different approaches to technology are staking out their corners. Some Silicon Valley … AddSearch Reports Related Posts:120 AI Predictions For 2019Guide to Advertising Technology – Columbia…Two […]