internet

Dear internet, your creativity is on point.
Nicky Morgan's department has confirmed the Digital Economy Act is being shelved.
A court case in India could strip away a prized protection for survivors of assault – and affect how people around the world use platforms like Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp.
The 7-year-old cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died following complications from a urinary tract infection. Since Grumpy Cat's reveal on Reddit in 2012, she has inspired hundreds of memes. It is thought Grumpy Cat had a net worth of $1 million.
This piecemeal model of censoring the internet might be even more harmful than China's "Great Firewall", because it lacks all transparency or logic.
European Union lawmakers have passed an amendment to their existing set of copyright rules. Article 13 will put the responsibility on platforms, like YouTube, to filter out copyright-infringing content. Activists and tech giants who oppose the overhaul say it will lead to over-blocking of content, but supporters say it will help artists be properly compensated for the use of their work.
The internet turns 30 on 12 March and like most 30-year-olds it is having a bit of a crisis of identity about what it's meant to be doing, who it belongs to and how it's supposed to make money. Creator Tim Berners-Lee has been pretty vocal about his disappointment at how things have turned out - but is there a chance it can still turn things around?
The internet’s lack of regulation can be a scary place for parents as they can not monitor what information their child receives. Although they can never be fully protected, providing the best possible protection is best.