‘Arabic Internet’

What was happening in 1995?

What was happening in 1995?

What was happening in 1995? You could swear that nothing has changed. All the news that’s fit to print, seems to resemble today’s news. The only difference...

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One day we might pay for each email

One day we might pay for each email

When we raised the price of cigarettes, were the children discouraged from smoking? Why then do telcos propose that we should all pay a few cents for each email...

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Heaps of knowledge, very little wisdom

Heaps of knowledge, very little wisdom

Indeed, technology is advancing, yet, sadly, humans are not catching-up with the tools. We seem to lack a lot of wisdom. Young people are born into rich technological...

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Etiquette vs Netiquette

Etiquette vs Netiquette

We know about social rules in relation to strangers in the street. Yet, do we know the social rules in cyberspace? What’s decent and what’s rude? What’s...

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Con artists on the net: nothing has changed

Con artists on the net: nothing has changed

Con artists have been around for thousands of years. How are they embracing the internet? Back in 1998, police departments had little knowledge about internet...

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Christmas shopping and the internet

Christmas shopping and the internet

Back in 1999, Jonar gave us a glimpse into how christmas shopping would change in the face of the internet. Jonar Nader speaks with Walkley-Award winning journalist...

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The pros and cons of chat rooms

The pros and cons of chat rooms

Microsoft wanted to limit who enters its chat rooms, fearing that children might be at risk. Jonar Nader says that Microsoft’s policy is not concerned about...

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