Categories
Comment

The internet’s status as an ethical wasteland cannot last

Last week saw one of the world’s first convictions in a case of “cyber exploitation”. Kevin Bollaert was charged with 21 counts of identity theft and six counts of extortion by a California court last Friday. He had been accused of running a website which extorted victims of “revenge pornography” and was sentenced with 18 […]

Categories
Comment EUSA Elections 2015

Checking your privilege: not what you think it means

Student media has a responsibility to encourage and facilitate debate about student politics, to highlight issues which are in need of attention and to behave with sensitivity rather than engaging in vitriolic personal attacks. If we focus too much on extrapolating damning condemnations from silly mistakes, then we risk detracting from constructive debates about student […]