We’d like to welcome you to INQ, Crikey’s ambitious new inquiry journalism initiative. Starting June 24, INQ investigative reporting — lifting the rocks, connecting the dots, following the money trail and exposing misuse of power — will appear regularly in Crikey.
We look forward to sharing this exciting new phase with you.
Tamsin Creed, Publisher
It’s not clear what Australia gains by blocking Huawei’s involvement in our 5G network, but it's clear what we lose.
The devolution of a Facebook NRL memes page into something much more insidious has raised important questions about how the internet and the law intersect.
In theory, FOSTA-SESTA was intended to put an end to sex trafficking. In practice, it's effectively banned sex work and created dire concerns for internet freedoms around the world.
Even if you don't click on a hyperlink, the neurons in your brain light up and think about whether or not you should click on it, writes W H Chong.
Multiple screens open, numerous media devices, tweeting while watching TV and searching online: the electronic flood of information is drowning us and destroying our ability to concentrate.
An interesting list of the 100 oldest registered domain names, starting way back in March 1987. See which companies were first to jump on board the world wide web.
Being creative and earning a viable income aren't always two things that go together. But the internet is helping to bridge the gap, turning artists into entrepreneurs by flogging their goods online, writes Marcus Westbury.
It's not easy being an academic at a conference about internet memes, but Ethan Zuckerman did it and explains the higher purpose of memes. Can we get more memes to cross cultural divides?
Cable broadband networks are moving to deploy fibre-to-the-premise for new network builds, writes Dermot Cox.