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Policy & Internet investigates the implications of the Internet and associated technologies for public policy. It is edited by the Oxford Internet Institute for the Policy Studies Organization (PSO).
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- Online Crowd-sourcing of Scientific Data Could Document the Worldwide Loss of Glaciers to Climate Change
- Crowdsourcing Translation During Crisis Situations: Are ‘Real Voices’ Being Excluded from the Decisions and Policies it Supports?
- Time for Debate About the Societal Impact of the Internet of Things
- Why Do (Some) Political Protest Mobilisations Succeed?
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Despite the growing ubiquity and connectivity of the consumer devices and other objects that make up the “Internet of Things“, very little is understood about the likely social impacts of the technology. Jeremy Crump is chair of the BCS Internet … Continue reading
Rik Crutzen of Maastricht University, Guest Editor (with Gordon Gao, of the University of Maryland) of Policy and Internet’s special issue on eHealth, discusses the policy insights of the papers published in the issue, which cover such issues as the … Continue reading
In an era of ubiquitous data collection and dissemination, and ever increasing commercialisation of patient data, the risk to data privacy and confidentially is growing significantly. Are policymakers paying sufficient attention to the increasing difficulty of ensuring health patient anonymity? … Continue reading