Ray Corrigan is Senior Lecturer in Technology at the Open University and author of its “Law, the Internet and Society: Technology and the Future of Ideas” course. Ray is an expert in computer mediated communication in education, having been at the front line of the Open University’s industrial-scale deployment of e-learning for many years. His research interests include interacting developments in law and technology and their wider effects on society. Ray is currently writing a book on the sustainability of our information ecology. Before academia he spent nearly ten years in a variety of roles in industry.