Facebook, Google & Co. are the new quasi-royal sovereigns. Their algorithmic de-facto laws do not require the approval of any of our parliaments.
Technology might help countries like India with government services, but it’s no silver bullet for the business of governance.
Reflections on Europe’s strategy toward global business.
Why the U.S. Congress must not turn a fundamental government responsibility over to the private sector.
The Guardian op-ed by Stephan Richter and Jan Philipp Albrecht: What can be done to deter U.S. spying in Europe?
Until now we, as simple “users,” have given little thought to where this profound technical change will lead us.
After the NSA snooping, why are politicians and citizens all across Latin America so dismayed?
How the German Chancellor turns big political crises into major reforms. After the NSA scandal, it’s data privacy.
Wherever one stands on the Snowden issue, it is high time to reassess the United States’ level of civic participation.