“The Internet, the Perpetual Beta, and the State: The Long View of the New Medium”

Studies in Conflict & Terror, the foremost peer-reviewed journal in its field (edited by Bruce Hoffman), has just published my article "The Internet, the Perpetual Beta, and the State: The Long View of the New Medium". This follows on from an earlier article I published in the journal in 2007, and introduces what I believe … Continue reading “The Internet, the Perpetual Beta, and the State: The Long View of the New Medium”

My talk at RUSI on “Terror, The State, The Perpetual Beta, and The Internet: The Long View of the New Medium”

Terror, The State, The Perpetual Beta, and The Internet: The Long View of the New Medium - Johnny Ryan from Johnny Ryan on Vimeo. Terror, The State, The Perpetual Beta, and The Internet: The Long View of the New Medium - Johnny Ryan from Johnny Ryan on Vimeo. Speech by Johnny Ryan at the Study … Continue reading My talk at RUSI on “Terror, The State, The Perpetual Beta, and The Internet: The Long View of the New Medium”

BBC interviews – on the UK Home Secretary’s proposals

There was little detail in the speech by the UK Home Secretary yesterday, but one possibility is that the CleanFeed system of hybrid URL filtering might be applied to attempt censorship of radical material on the Internet. I was interviewed for the BBC World News Service and BBC Radio's Simon Mayo programme. One thought which … Continue reading BBC interviews – on the UK Home Secretary’s proposals