NetMission Insight: What does ethical technology mean to you?

Written by Jenna Fung Ethics is based on standards of right and wrong that prescribe what one ought to do in terms of rights, obligations, fairness, or specific virtues. (Velasquez et al., 2010) To describe a person who is being ethical generally means someone who is behaving as “right” in a moral sense and following […]

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NetMission Insight: What are Blacklist and Whitelist – A Recent case of Myanmar

Written by Phyo Thiri Lwin (Edited by Jenna Fung) Back in February 2021, there were two nationwide Internet outages in Myanmar. On February 5, the military council started banning social media and messaging apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and WhatsApp by using the blacklist method to users as an immediate response to interrupt international […]

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NetMission Insight: Conflicts between states & the private sector over the possession of domain names

Written by Felicia Yunike (Edited by Jenna Fung) At the beginning of April, I felt privileged to host a webinar about “Trademark and Domain Names”. Not an easy topic to discuss but, throughout the session, we mostly talked about .amazon which I find quite phenomenal among other cases. In this regard, I would like to […]

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NetMission Insight: Cybersecurity, Privacy & Safer Internet

Written by Mohd Ali Jauhar, Unzila FaheemEdited by Mahboba Mahmoodi, Jenna Fung The internet is becoming increasingly important these days, cybersecurity plays an important role to keep data on this wide network safe from malicious attacks. Cybersecurity protects our digital devices such as smartphones, computers, networks, and servers from unauthorized access for theft and damages […]

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