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Born digital: understanding the first generation of digital natives
The first generation of Digital Nativeschildren who were born into and raised in the digital worldare coming of age, and soon our world will be reshaped in their image. Our economy, our politics, our
Access Controlled - The Shaping of Power, Rights, and Rule in Cyberspace
Access Controlled offers six substantial chapters that analyze Internet control in both Western and Eastern Europe and a section of shorter regional reports and country profiles drawn from material gathered by the ONI around the world through a combination of technical interrogation and field research methods.
Public Discourse in the Russian Blogosphere: Mapping RuNet Politics and Mobilization
We analyzed Russian blogs to discover networks of discussion around politics and public affairs. Beginning with an initial set of over five million blogs, we used social network analysis to identify
Mapping the Arabic blogosphere: politics and dissent online
This study explores the structure and content of the Arabic blogosphere using link analysis, term frequency analysis, and human coding of individual blogs to find the most politically active areas to be clusters of bloggers in Egypt, Kuwait, Syria, and the Levant.
Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture, and Dissent
On January 17, 2009, a popular Saudi television sports program covered the day’s disappointing loss by the national soccer team to Oman in the Gulf Cup. The show’s host and his guests, including a
Breaking Down Digital Barriers: How and When ICT Interoperability Drives Innovation
There is no "silver bullet" to achieving interoperability, nor is there an optimal level of interoperability that can be applied to all ICT situations, so a case-by-case analysis of the market and incentive structures, technological landscape, and involvement of governments is necessary to understand what approaches may be most useful to a given technology or industry.
Why parents help their children lie to Facebook about age: Unintended consequences of the 'Children's Online Privacy Protection Act'
Survey data is provided that shows that many parents know that their underage children are on Facebook in violation of the site’s restrictions and that they are often complicit in helping their children join the site.
Enhancing child safety and online technologies : final report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of State Attorneys General of the
The Task Force brought together leaders from Internet service providers, social network sites, academia, education, child safety and public policy advocacy organizations, and technology development to answer the question of online safety for minors.
Youth, privacy and reputation
The scope of this literature review is to map out what is currently understood about the intersections of youth, reputation, and privacy online, focusing on youth attitudes and practices. The authors
Mapping Local Internet Control
This paper describes a method for mapping national networks of autonomous systems, for identifying a small set of autonomous system that act as points of control for each national network, and for measuring the complexity of the networks of autonomy within each country.