Contrary to the early view that cryptocurrencies’ decentralisation makes them unregulable, the formation of new intermediaries will guarantee regulators’ ultimate power. The key challenge is how to balance control and innovation.
The by-now-classic-hacker-event CCC is on and one of the participants says: "ethics and hacking should be made part of the educational curricula".
In the last days of 2014, the internet community is feverishly churning out draft papers on how the future Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) should be governed. This is why.
German and French incumbent media companies have a new enemy: advertisement blocking software company Eyeo. The first court hearing in Munich hints at where this battle is headed to next.
A better parliamentary control of intelligence services should be top priority in democratic states, pleads Lena Ulbricht.
The Global Open Data Index 2014 is out. The progress made is not in tune with the rhetoric, reports Monika Ermert.
The European Data Governance Forum taking place this week galvanised two core ethical principles, reports Francesca Musiani.
Despite all claims that German intelligence agencies operate on constitutional grounds, government representatives fail on transparency. We need to seriously care, argues Marcel Dickow.
European citizens seem to be skeptical about the EU trade policy. Can a new Trade Commissioner do anything to change that?
You are unclear about what Facebook will be doing with your data in the new year? Read Anne Helmond's quick analysis of Facebook's new terms and policies in effect 1 January 2015.