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Youth mythbusters needed to curb the viral threat to public health communications

Because most fake news is spread on social media where young people feel comfortable, the government should ask for their help

Battle of the websites: Dlamini-Zuma vs Ramaphosa

Her platform says little about her ambitions but the images stretch beyond South Africa’s borders.

Active-Active: It’s no longer down to downtime

The Huawei Cloud Congress presents the Active-Active data centre as a solution to the increasingly memory captive website, writes Liron Segev.

M&G Women site: A ghetto or a platform?

Was launching M&G Women a smart move? Site editor Aliki Karasaridis and editor-in-chief Chris Roper debate the pros and cons with readers.

20 years on, the world’s first web page to be reborn

The world's first web page will be dragged out of cyberspace and restored as part of a project to celebrate 20 years of the web.

Free State: Our website budget was audited

The Free State has defended the more than R40-million allocated for its website revamp, saying the budget was assessed by the auditor general.

Act puts noose around the internet’s neck

A badly drafted law easily allows anyone to censor the content of websites hosted in South Africa, writes Leon de Kock

Web policing a global challenge

Whether it be child pornography or a politically sensitive painting, banning content widely distributed online is often pure symbolic futility.

Pittsburgh paper launches online charging scheme

<i>Pittsburgh Post-Gazette</i> starts members' club offering readers extra content, access to journalists and special events.

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