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Internet Universe #4. Planet


How Polluting is the Internet?

Marcus Hurst

There’s a big difference between sending a million emails and sending a million letters. Choices like buying an e-book instead of a print book, watching a film online rather than a DVD, or organising a work meeting on Skype rather than flying from Barcelona to London [...]

The Geopolitics of the Internet

Marcus Hurst

The Internet is not an abstract entity that moves through the air. Rather, it is based on a mammoth physical infrastructure that spreads throughout the globe. The laying of the cables that make the Internet a global network raise geopolitical issues similar to those that are at stake in [...]