• Tencent created QQ Coin long before Facebook’s Libra

    11 July 2019, QZ.com


    Facebook’s plans for Libra are monumental, but the basic premise of digital money remains the same as it was decades ago. Indeed, the company’s push into cryptocurrency—and e-commerce—is hardly unique. It’s even fair to say the social media giant is late.

  • What do we do about deepfake video?

    23 June 2019, The Guardian


    Deepfake – the ability of AI to fabricate apparently real footage of people – is a growing problem with implications for us all.

  • Oslo Freedom Forum podcast

    12 June 2019, What Bitcoin did


    Latest panel debate from the OFF discussing the effects of the currency crisis on the Iranian internet and the effects of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin on internet access and use.

  • Plattformökonomie braucht Mindeststandards

    15 April 2019, Tagesspiegel


    Die globale Plattformökonomie zeige die begrenzte Macht nationaler Regulierung auf, erklärt Mark Graham, Professor am Oxford Internet Institute. Ohne Mindeststandards werden Plattformarbeiter weiterhin ausgebeutet.