Category - internet

  • 10 Apr 2011

    The Internet is holding vested interests and those in power to account, former British PM Gordon Brown has told a meeting with web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee.

  • 17 Jun 2010

    In what may be a first in Britain, a Church of Scotland congregation in Bo’ness has screened its Sunday services live onto iPhones and iPads, so that people can join in wherever they are.

  • 1 Mar 2010

    The digital age is transforming society, bringing us greater democracy, transparency and new creative possibilities, says Jim Killock. But what is the moral in question in the Digital Economy Bill’s approach to illicit internet downloads: is it about theft, or the punishment of the innocent?

  • 2 Feb 2010

    Britain’s Methodist Council has urged Christians to adopt a positive attitude to Facebook, Twitter and the world of blogging. They will produce guidelines to encourage the creative use of social media.

  • 19 Jan 2010

    Our tears well unexpectedly as we watch heart rending scenes of the few pulled from crumpled buildings, says Sande Ramage. But is this heavily mediated emotion thwarting honest reflection about our real responsibilities?

  • 9 Apr 2009

    German Christians are starting what they hope will be a record-breaking effort to use the Internet social-networking and micro-blogging service Twitter to try and "tweet" the Bible.

  • 13 Oct 2008

    A Geneva-based network that promotes debate on ethical issues has launched a global online library, with more than 1 million documents, to help lessen the "digital divide" between the northern and southern hemispheres.

  • 28 Sep 2007

    Burma's military junta appears to have cut public internet access to prevent the broadcast of videos, photographs and information about the violent attacks on protesters against the junta's rule - report global news agencies.

  • 13 Sep 2007

    The Bush administration has come out against the idea of equal access to Internet communications. The US Justice Department says ISPs should be able to charge a fee for “priority web traffic” – critics say this opens the door to a two-tier system divided between rich and poor.

  • 2 Jul 2007

    The UK-based churches' international development agency Christian Aid has launched a new website - which it hopes will resource the struggle for global justice and engage more people with its work and that of its partners.