A worrying trend has emerged in the last few years, where intermediaries around the world are being used as chokepoints to restrict freedom of expression online, and to hold users accountable for content.
There are parts of the Internet not indexed by Google and other standard search engines, known as the ‘Deep Web,’ and OnionCity aims to help you get there, writes Gabey Goh.
What do Japan’s Blue Sky Library, Malaysia’s answer to John Wayne, and the first recorded composer from New Zealand, all have in common? They could all disappear from their countries’ public domain for the next 20 years, if the current agreement on copyright term extension in the TPP holds, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm of the EFF.
When we discuss 'Internet rights and freedoms,' we're not talking about any 'special rights' but merely those already accorded us by the Federal Constitution, writes A. Asohan.
If you can, then take the next step in regaining control of your own data, by moving it to a service controlled by you or by those you trust. By doing so, you'll be bringing the Net one step closer back to the decentralised, egalitarian network of users that it was when it began, writes Dr Jeremy Malcolm.