Monthly Archives: May 2012

How much government intervention on Internet-related matters is welcome?

Yo, yo DMTers! In the same week as Google found itself in hot water over Google Drive and Google Street View, Essential Media Communications has found that the internet is one area where there is no overwhelming support for regulation. Although the report, covered by Crikey, features results on a number of public policy areas, it seems that […]

Septimana horrida for Google

Howdy y’all DMTers, This week would have to rank as a pretty horrible one for Google. Following controversy over how data stored on Google Drive may be used during and after customers are actively engaged in using the cloud service received massive worldwide coverage, Google has reportedly admitted to knowing that the software engineer who […]

Will the real electioneering please commence

Ahoy DMTers! As the US Presidential election heats up, more and more entertaining associated fodder is emerging. Back in March, one very clever election follower produced an Eminem-inspired video, asking the real Mitt Romney to please stand up. More recently, current President Barack Obama appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and heldped its host […]

Innovative use of technology – helpful or unethical

Hey DMTers! Just because I have been laying low for a while does not mean I haven’t come across things to ponder. The picture below is of “Mark”, one of the homeless people reportedly enlisted and paid by New York ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty to carry a wireless 4G hotspot for South By Southwest […]