Blog posts

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...
17 Jan
The issues team have built a Twitter bot that will automatically tweet out important public notices, which are announcements required to be made to the public according to New Zealand legislation....
17 Jan
This is the third part of the series on our week at the UNIGF. Nicola reflects on the overarching themes from the IGF that she thinks will affect the Internet in 2018
15 Jan
Today, the country returns to full service from the holiday. It's hot here in Wellington, it's Monday and it's time for some links and our thinks about them!