How much of your on-line advertising budget is spent getting clicks from avatars? Claims as to proportion of paid for adtech clicks that are fraudulent range from
A video of yesterdays ISOC England round table on Fake News is now available on-line. It is unedited and therefore begins, as do most webcast events, with some embarrassing technical problems but stay with it. It was a good disucssion, ably stirred by
Boys and older trolls are elbowing girls and older women off the Internet, just as they used to elbow them off computers in schools in the 1980s. During the first, and most successful, campaign to encourage girls to consider IT careers...
The Google share price took a brief hit after the stories of systemic distortion with regard to on-line advertising metrics,
Shortly after the news that Jaguar has pulled its on-line advertising because its adverts were appearing...
The pledges in the Queen's Speech to use the proposed Digital Economy Bill to empower consumers and protect citizens (and their children) in the on-line world...
I want to begin by thanking Ross Anderson for reminding me to attend the recent Scrambling for Safety event on the Investigatory Powers Bill. I will not try to reprise the full event, I recommend
David Cameron has not yet fleshed out his "red lines" for the EU reforms he is seeking before putting UK membership to an in-out referendum. It is therefore unclear which of the reforms being called for actually will need Treaty Changes. For example: does