Archive for 2014

Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World

by Rebekah Heacock Jones
The Internet Monitor project's second annual report—Internet Monitor 2014: Reflections on the Digital World—is a collection of roughly three dozen short contributions that highlight and discuss some of the most compelling events and trends in the digitally networked environment over the past year.

#IMWeekly: November 14, 2014

by jiou park

Massive raid shuts down Silk Road 2.0 and 400 other websites; Obama issues statement on Net Neutrality; draft e-commerce bill that could be used for online censorship introduced in Venezuela; and a new report showing $8 million campaign contributions from major US cable companies, all in this week's IMWeekly from the Internet Monitor.

Burma, Irrawaddy and the unintended consequences of digital free speech

by adrienne debigare

Last month, Burmese media company Irrawaddy suffered a transmedia attack in response to their coverage of controversial and ultra-nationalist Burmese Buddhist monk, Wirathu. The Blink Hacker Collective, who took responsibility for the attack, brought the site down on October 2, through what Irrawaddy believes was an attack on their servers.