How are police responding to crimes taking place in and/or coordinated through digital spaces?, by going digital themselves. Crimes and criminality are as old as people themselves.  In societies of today, crimes are not only responded to in the physical settings but also online.  Police respond to these crimes with creative methods that… Read More

Online gaming addiction is a very real problem.  Although diagnosis is tricky and there is no professional medical definition, for sufferers it can potentially ruin ones life.   According to gamer Karsten Aichholz, 2018 “Addiction is a compulsive, repetitive behaviour that negatively impacts your life”.   Gaming at volumes similar to  Karsten, some players will spend… Read More

  Q– How is justice served within online communities when governance of digital technologies fails? A– Online vigilantism………   Image by:   Ever wonder how cyberbullies, identity thieves, cyber-attackers, scammers, online stalkers, and other digital criminals get their just deserts.  There is a team of internet vigilantes looking out for the online community. Online… Read More

  Examining the dynamics of how social problems are addressed, significant influence can come from digital media.  Typically, the media become involved in addressing social problems when claims and/or events occur that are in line with their goals of reaching, influencing, and expanding viewership.  A critical component in understanding the media is the occurrence of… Read More