The next phase of the internet is coming – here’s what you need to know about Web3

The next phase of the internet is coming – here’s what you need to know about Web3

The rapid growth of cryptocurrencies and non-fungible virtual tokens has dominated the news headlines in recent years. But not many can see how these trendy applications tie together into a larger idea touted by some as the next iteration of the Web3 Internet. There are many misconceptions surrounding this buzzy (and, frankly, fuzzy) term, including…

Not, like, the nine biggest pundits on the internet: Judges appear wary of sweeping Section 230 ruling – SCOTUSblog

Not, like, the nine biggest pundits on the internet: Judges appear wary of sweeping Section 230 ruling – SCOTUSblog

TOPIC ANALYSIS By Amy Howe on February 21, 2023 at 4.31pm Eric Schnapper argues before the judges for the Gonzalez family. Justice Neil Gorsuch was “under the weather” and participated in the argument from a distance. (William Hennessy) The Supreme Court on Tuesday debated the scope of a 27-year-old federal law that protects social media…

United Nations elections are set to impact how nations shape the internet

United Nations elections are set to impact how nations shape the internet

Receive free International Telecommunication Union (ITU) updates. Well, I’ll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding last International Telecommunication Union (ITU) news every morning. Elections to head the technical bodies of the United Nations rarely attract much public attention. But when delegates from 193 countries choose the next secretary general of the International Telecommunication…

The suppression of the Internet in Myanmar

In Myanmar, the junta’s intensifying crackdown on street protesters is mirrored by its growing online restrictions. In Myanmar, the junta’s intensifying crackdown on street protesters is mirrored by its growing online restrictions. In the early hours of February 1, the Burmese military seized power in a coup that triggered months of mass protests. Since then,…