Ippolita are an interdisciplinary research group active since 2005. They conduct wide-ranging re- search on technology and its social effects. Their published works include Open non è Free (2005), Luci e ombre di Google [The Dark Side of Google] (2007), Nell'acquario di Facebook [In the Facebook Aquarium]  (2012), and La Rete è libera e democratica. FALSO! (2014). The collective also run workshops on digital self-defense for girls, children, academics, affinity groups, computer geeks and curious people.