Digital Consumers

Consumers, domains and astroturfing
An easy but deceitful way for businesses to trust and respect is to establish fake consumer organizations or campaigns, a practice known as 'astroturfing' and which is being used by trademark holders in their campaign against new TLDs, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.
In Takeout Arcade, toilet time is the new prime time
Takeout Arcade, the entertainment brand of start-up Alphapod, hopes to claim a share of toilet time with its debut mobile game app, Dragon Siege.
Internet freedom in a world of states
There is a growing fear that governments are moving to more broadly address Internet governance issues through purely intergovernmental processes. But this fear may have been built on false assumptions. Dr Jeremy Malcolm explores the issue.
Copyright enforcement is killing people
Whilst copyright owners have rights, consumers have rights too. Dr Jeremy Malcolm looks at how the copyright enforcement industry has overstepped the bounds of proportionality and fairness.
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