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Facebook’s Libra: A Global Monetary System Governed by Private Corporations?

Facebook’s Libra: A Global Monetary System Governed by Private Corporations?

A great deal of international acceptance and cooperation would be required for the Libra Global Coin to operate without jeopardizing international financial stability.

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Will Governments Lose Monetary Control to Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency?

Libra may struggle to impact markets unless they adopt a very aggressive strategy of below-cost pricing and are more efficient and much less costly than existing systems.

Facebook’s Libra and the International Politics of Financial Infrastructures

Facebook’s Libra and the International Politics of Financial Infrastructures

Thinking in terms of ‘infrastructures’ invites a helpful degree of caution and scepticism about the scope and pace of technological change.

Interview – David Runciman

Interview – David Runciman

David Runciman discusses the impact of artificial intelligence on democracy, the link between conspiracy theories and technology and his views on identity politics.

Hacking Westphalia: ICT Infrastructures, Fake News and Global Politics

Hacking Westphalia: ICT Infrastructures, Fake News and Global Politics

Digital platforms have opened the way for people to connect, debate and gather information; yet they have also increased the spread of fake news.

From Citations to Clicks

From Citations to Clicks

There’s an impression that the world of the academic is independent of the pressures of competition and marketing. That impression is wrong and proving more so every day.

Rights Fit For a Networked World

Rights Fit For a Networked World

Facebook says we have a right to be connected but recent events such as the detention of David Miranda and surveillance by the NSA show the need to prevent abuses by those that exploit these connections.

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