• Have you spied on your partner?

    8 April 2008, Guardian News Blog


    Coverage of the OII project: 'Me, My Spouse and the Internet: Meeting, Dating and Marriage in the Digital Age'

  • Apple, openness, and the Zittrain thesis

    30 March 2008, Technology Liberation Front


    '[...] in his provocative book, Zittrain argues that, for a variety of reasons, the glorious days of the generative, open Internet and general-purpose PCs are supposedly giving way to closed networks [...]'

  • How the open net closed its doors

    28 March 2008, BBC News


    Jonathan Zittrain's book, Access Denied: 'A new book details the extent to which countries across the globe are increasingly censoring online information they find strategically, politically or culturally threatening'

  • Kill the iPhone, save the Internet

    26 March 2008, Wikinomics.com


    The iPhone, Xbox, BlackBerries, and other proprietary, closed Internet-enabled devices are dooming the PC and taking the Internet with it; or so says Jonathan Zittrain. I'm currently reading an advance copy of Zittrain's new book [...]

  • Zittrain Speaks about Preserving the Internet

    24 March 2008, IP Central


    Last Thursday, Google generously invited me to hear Professor Johnathan Zittrain speak about his new book, The Future of the Internet - And How to Stop It. It featured an interesting presentation by Zittrain [...]

  • Review of Zittrain’s ‘Future of the Internet’

    23 March 2008, Technology Liberation Front


    Jonathan Zittrain, who is affiliated with Oxford University and Harvard's Berkman Center, recently released a provocatively titled book: The Future of the Internet - And How to Stop It. It's an interesting read and I recommend you pick it up [...]

  • Lessig and Zittrain talk at Google Washington

    21 March 2008, Washinton Post


    It was a geek double-header at Google's Washington offices yesterday afternoon, where Professor Jonathan Zittrain of Oxford University and Professor Larry Lessig of Stanford Law School showed up to share some of their thoughts about the future of the Web

  • Iran’s firewalls tightened ahead of election

    14 March 2008, New Scientist


    Mahmood Enayat says that at least four political websites belonging to elements of the ruling conservatives critical of current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have been blocked during the last two weeks

  • MI5 alert on China’s cyberspace spy threat

    1 December 2007, Times Online


    'Ian Brown, of Oxford University, one of the report's authors, said that attacks traced back to China have been found attempting to crack Whitehall passwords'

  • ID cards criticised as ‘fairy tale’

    27 November 2007, Computing


    'The national biometric identity card programme should be suspended until security fears have been eliminated, according to a group of academics'. Ian Brown and colleagues write an open letter to Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights

  • Lost disc fiasco could scupper ID card scheme

    27 November 2007, Daily Mail


    'Leading academics have rounded on the Government's "fairytale view" of the technology needed to make the scheme work on its introduction in 2009.' Ian Brown and colleagues write an open letter to Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights

  • Biometrics won’t fix data loss problems

    27 November 2007, The Register


    Ian Brown and colleagues write an open letter to Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights, expressing their dismay at the way biometrics has been used as a magic wand which would have supposedly stopped Darling's great data giveaway