James Ball

Science & Tech

Facebook has called the Australian media’s bluff

This will be a memorable plateau in the history of stupid clashes of the internet era

By James Ball

Internet

The EU’s muddled approach to encryption

Encryption uses calculations which are easy to perform one-way round but almost impossible to reverse

By James Ball

Europe

Forget Neil Ferguson’s personal failures — it’s his science that needs scrutiny

We should welcome the efforts to test and even to tear down the Imperial model — this is what the scientific process is

By James Ball

Politics

The price of oil just hit $0 a barrel. What’s going on?

Oil trading has become an international game of hot potato, with billion-dollar stakes

By James Ball

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