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I Know Who You Are…

Sep 09, 2013 No Comments by

Users of social networks reveal far more about themselves than they should or that they are aware of and that in doing so they put themselves where the law, which has been tortoise-slow to try and get to grips with the new electronic age, cannot help them.

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The Long Tail revisited

Jun 14, 2012 No Comments by

In 2006, Chris Anderson, editor-in-chief of the US-edition of Wired magazine, wrote The Long Tail in which he showed how retail models would change for the digital age and why companies such as Amazon would make sooooo much money. Michael Prodger re-reads the book to see how prescient it really was.


The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It

Apr 17, 2012 No Comments by

If the Internet has become a latter-day Wild West with spammers, hackers, privacy snoopers and virus designers circling the wagon train of ordinary users, it is not hard to see why. PCs and the web are still new technologies that betray their ramshackle origins.