A Voice for Silenced Communities

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        The promotion of LGBT rights in Indonesia has always been (and still is) an uphill struggle, given the country’s conservative Muslim majority, and pressure from conservative and islamist groups within the country have left the LGBT … Continue reading

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Online activism for offline issues…

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  “The Internet is an incredible tool, but it may encourage us to to think that we can produce instantaneous movements, movements modeled after fast food delivery.” (Davis, 2005, cited in; Morozov, 2011, p.196). The ease with which ideas, images and videos … Continue reading

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Hacktivism: cyber-activism or cyber-terrorism?

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The definition of the term Hacktivism is ambivalent; its meaning carries a both a positive and negative connotation. Wikipedia defines the term as ”the use of computers and computer networks to promote political ends, chiefly free speech, human rights, and … Continue reading

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NO ACTA ! How they save the Internet in Poland

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Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and You Tube form the basis of networking knowledge in contemporary public life. Creators of the above sites did not assume how great will be their impact in public debate. In todays world the … Continue reading

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Couch activism: Changing the world from your living room

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Advancement in technology and the various social networking tools which are now available facilitate the rapid expansion of a cause from a local to a global scale. The audience one is seeking to reach  has significantly increased. But do these … Continue reading

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Is online piracy political activism?

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I remember 15 years ago, when the music and cinema Industry started suffering multiple blows because millions of people around the world began buying illegally copied CDs and DVDs containing music or films by famous artists and companies. Then, these … Continue reading

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Drones: High-tech gadgets or privacy breachers

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We are currently living in a society where technological advances are rapid and new ecologies are constantly emerging in all aspects of our everyday lives, as well as in media. It appears that governments, laws, even people might actually have … Continue reading

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Are we surveillance society ?

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It is an old cliché to say that technology in itself is neither good or bad, and it all depends on how we use it! In this post I would like to focus on CCTV in other words industrial cameras … Continue reading

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