internet

  • 24 Mar 2014

    Amnesty International has called on the Turkish authorities to immediately reverse a "draconian" decision to block the Twitter social media site.

  • 12 Dec 2013

    A campaign against internet censorship has gone viral on Twitter, with hundreds of thousands of posts trending under the #CensoredUK hashtag.

  • 5 Aug 2013

    As the huge media coverage of internet abuse has made clear (not least the appalling targeting of women on Twitter and other social media platforms), when public conversation is debased, we all suffer - though those at the sharp end suffer most.

  • 4 Aug 2013

    Starting with 25 January 2011, symbolic date of the Egyptian revolution, and 30 June 2013, the symptomatic date of a ‘coup’ or ‘second revolution’, the internet has been full of observations, cogitations, explanations and justifications about events in Cairo, Ismailia, Suez, Alexandria, Sinai and other parts of this history-rich country. Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian looks at what is happening, and the varied responses it has elicited.

  • 16 Nov 2012

    Cyber-activists have pledged to struggle back online against the Israeli government's attempt to isolate Gaza digitally by cutting off the territory's Internet.

  • 12 Nov 2012

    Proposals to place the internet under the control of a UN technical body could restrict political freedoms and harm civil society, the TUC has warned.

  • 14 Jun 2012

    Plaid Cymru have accused the UK's coalition government of attempting to create a “surveillance state” with plans to monitor social network sites, emails and phone calls.

  • 3 Apr 2012

    Catholics and Protestants are cooperating on a new website that allows Germans to find their nearest church service, anywhere in the country, any day.

  • 19 Jun 2011

    Global Days of Listening hold quarterly internet gatherings of people around the world to listen to the hopes of those living in war-torn countries.

  • 11 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.