Blog posts


17 Apr
This week we cover the news that many New Zealanders care about: where they can watch rugby. We also take a look at some emerging issues threatening privacy, security and freedom of expression abroad...
4 Apr
Tech news the world over has been abuzz and aghast at the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica revelations (scandal? brouhaha?). InternetNZ's issues team has been thinking about some of the broader...
19 Mar
Kia ora koutou and welcome to this weeks links and thinks. We've been reading and talking about satellite Internet (and space), Bali's Internet shutdown (kind of), Cambridge Analytica's use of...
27 Feb
Cryptocurrencies have exploded into the mainstream in the last year or so, and this week we take a look at some of the negative repercussions of this rise in digital currencies
20 Feb
We think that, as members of a global Internet community, societies need to protect human rights, especially rights to privacy as well as freedom of expression. We also want to put forward our...
19 Feb
Last week, we attended Webstock 2018, which brings together some of the leading thinkers on web development to inspire and challenge participants on a wide variety of technical and social topics. I...
12 Feb
Kia ora koutou and it's another sunny, rainy day in Aotearoa. Recently there's been a fair bit of Internet-y news that is either a) thought-provoking, or b) down-right troubling. So brace yourselves...
7 Feb
In addition to being Waitangi Day, yesterday was Safer Internet Day. This blog marks the occasion, with James reporting from a security-focused event, and a roundup of Safer Internet activity online.
24 Jan
This week, our Policy Advisor James has been thinking about connections. James tells us about a cable-laying boat connecting New Zealand to the world, about email problems and how to avoid them, and...