Tech, Data and Algorithms
Kyle Taylor from the Fair Vote project argues modern microtargeting shouldn't be abandoned to shady billionaire-funded right-wing groups.
Retiring Labour MP and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee member Ian Lucas urges the Prime Minister to take the threat posed by Putin's Russia seriously – and put the UK before his own personal interests.
he electorate must remain vigilant and prepared for the tactics used by political parties through digital platforms which electoral safeguards weren't built to cater for.
Paul Niland, founder of Lifeline Ukraine, has a warning and some advice for the British public about Putin and his digital warfare as it heads to the polls.
The dark arts channelled by Johnson, Gove and Cummings are still infiltrating our politics – but we can change this if we act quickly
ephen Colegrave, who worked for global advertising firm Saatchi & Saatchi for a decade, considers whether political advertising has gone beyond any regulation or fair play and what this might mean for the future of democracy.
Steve Kinsella argues that anonymity has its limitations, and to protect free speech for real people, verification should have real benefits.
The social media giant is being complicit in promoting the kind of rhetoric that inspires white nationalist domestic terrorism, argues CJ Werleman.
Molly Greeves on why online platforms should be the beginning, not the end, for those wanting to get involved in the political and social issues of our time.
In the light of multiple investigations into Brexit online campaigns, Byline Times asks whether our election data is secure or could be misused in future votes.
You can get rid of the ridiculous bouffant hair, but that doesn't stop you being a dangerous buffoon.
By ignoring Law-Breaking and Social Media Monopolies British and American Politicians are doing Putin's work for him, argues Tamsin Shaw
Mike Stuchbery wonders whether British populists will ever rally round a strongman figure and whether something worse could replace it