The digital world is changing at an impressive rate, but antiquated geographic borders are holding everyone back.
When it comes to swaying the electorate Fleet Street looks a spent force as social media grows in influence.
The internet is the greatest is one of the democratising forces the world has ever seen, but that has not prevented many governments and intelligence agencies from trying to to monitor everyone’s usage of the service.
Google and Microsoft have announced that they are blocking around 100,000 search terms related to child abuse, and will show users looking for such material warnings that it is illegal. This is a good first step and show of faith by the web firms to start tackling the issue, but there is much more to do.