• November 16, 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.

  • November 12, 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.

  • June 14, 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.

  • April 3, 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.

  • June 19, 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.

  • April 11, 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.

  • June 17, 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.

  • March 1, 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?

  • February 2, 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.

  • January 19, 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?