Articles by Sandy Starr

The Wrongs of Right of Reply

Should individuals and organizations be entitled to reply to criticism that is made of them? Certainly they should. This is commonly known as the right to free speech. It means that no authority should be able to forcibly prevent... Read More


For a long time, internet users and commentators had nothing but praise for the increasingly popular search engine Google. But today, Google tends to come in for trenchant criticism. Why? Google started off when two computer science Ph.D. students, Sergey... Read More

Should We Can Spam?

Spam - unsolicited email, not the potted meat product - has become a major concern in business, policy and technology circles. It is estimated that anything from one in eight to half of all emails are spam, and that 90... Read More

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