A new issue of the International Journal of Internet Science is out. Kristina Irion (CEU): Government Cloud Computing and the Policies of Data Sovereignty. Osvaldo Saldias (Humboldt): Patterns of Legalization in the Internet: Do We Need a Constitutional Theory for Internet Law? Scott Wallsten (Georgetown): What are We Not Doing When We're Online? The $8 trillion internet economy: A new report from McKinsey Global Institute attempts to quantify how much the Internet is worth. The Great Tech War of 2012: Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon battle for the future of the innovation economy. What influences customers’ online comments? New research sheds light on several important dynamics that affect the opinions that customers post about products. The Web 2.0 Map is confusing (after all the web itself is a confusing place) but it is attractive, well organized and interactive. The trouble with digital conservatism: Rob Horning on conserving the self in a culture of productive narcissism. The dark side of the Internet: A review of The Offensive Internet: Speech, Privacy and Reputation. Sexism, skepticism and civility online: An interview with Jennifer Ouellette. Lauren Rae Orsini on why Reddit is sexist and what to do about it. Two new studies are offering a sneak peak into the future of the Internet: 24/7 digital surveillance of citizens is about to become affordable for repressive regimes worldwide. What if government gave everyone free Wi-Fi? Internet Memes: Jenny Davis on the mythology of augmented society. Vice takes a look at the chat logs from Oleg Nikolaenko, the Internet's 24-year-old "King of Spam". An article on re-enacting historical events on Twitter with RealTimeWWII. From Cracked, here are 6 reasons writing for the Internet is the best job ever; and a look at the 4 worst times to be on the Internet.

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