Internet users need a cyber security mindset, argues William H. Dutton. This paper seeks to explain the concept of a security ‘mindset’ and its social significance.
Do ICANN’s policies and operations have an impact on human rights? Civil society engagement in the organisation seeks to inscribe human rights in internet infrastructure.
Internet intermediaries unilaterally define their terms of service (ToS) and enforce them privately by shaping the architectures of the networks and platforms under their control. Based on empirical evidence, Belli and Venturini argue that ToS and their implementation affect users’ rights.
The UN General Assembly’s Third Committee adoption on 21 November of a new resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age comes as timely and crucial for protecting the right to privacy in light of new challenges.
This special issue calls to rethink how we conceptualise both internet and governance.
eGovernment researcher Christian Djeffal draws conclusions on a chatbot that is proving useful to citizens… and turning eGovernment on its head.
Speaking of 'disruption of journalism' when talking about big data leaks is "so 2010", finds researcher Stefan Baack. Every major leak since the Afghan war logs has followed the same pattern.
This special issue on 'Regulating the sharing economy' includes five papers and an editorial which each contribute to knowledge by linking the social and economic aspects of sharing economy practices to regulatory norms and mechanisms.
Virtual technologies make it possible for private individuals to compete with traditional taxis. How does this affect society and welfare?
This paper is part of ' Regulating the sharing economy ', a Special Issue of the Internet Policy Review. Disclaimer: This study was completed with the support of the German service sector union ver.di. We would like to thank the participating platforms and their communities for the opportunity to conduct a survey. We would also like to thank the