A public response from leading members of the Internet research community.

Mark Zuckerberg appears before the US Congress, 10 Apr. 2018. (Image: Prachatai on Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)

In reaction to the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook has recently announced a substantial tightening of access restrictions to the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) of Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms it owns. Other platform providers are likely to follow suit…

Axel Bruns

ARC Future Fellow and Professor in the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia. http://snurb.info/

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