Technology Internet documentaries

The Truth According To Wikipedia

Technology Presenter IJsbrand van Veelen 2008 Unrated

The Truth According To Wikipedia documentary takes a look into the workings of "the people's encyclopedia", wikipiedia.org. This site is one of the top 10 most visited places on the internet. It is used by millions of people every day to get information on an unimaginable array of diff[...]

Phreaked Out

Technology Presenter 2014 Unrated

Phreaked Out, a three-part 2014 Motherboard documentary series following white-hat hackers and security experts who work on the internet and other forms of interconnected technologies.

Inside The Mind of Google

Technology Presenter Maria Bartiromo 2009 Unrated

Inside The Mind of Google is a 2009 documentary which takes a rare look at the world’s most powerful technology company, at a time when the business still had an element of mystique. It gives a background on how two PhD students managed to take a research project and turn it into the worlds mo[...]

Google: Behind The Screen

Technology Presenter IJsbrand van Veelen 2006 Unrated

Google: Behind the Screen is a 2006 Dutch documentary directed by IJsbrand van Veelen for the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. The documentary focuses more on Google’s suite of products as it existed at the time, and the goals of the organization, rather than focusing on the startup story, the per[...]

How Police Missed the Grindr Killer

On 25th November 2016 Stephen Port was sentenced to a whole life tariff for the murder of four men and multiple rapes, his victim was gay men that he had met through online gay dating sites such as the Grindr app and escort directories, he would kill them by administering a fatal dose of the date ra[...]

The Truth about Webcam Girls

The Truth about Webcam Girls, an hour-long documentary which follows three British women who make their living performing in front of a camera for the sexual gratification of paying customers, lifting the lid on this secretive, potentially lucrative and sometimes utterly bizarre world of the we[...]

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, a 2013 documentary by Alex Gibney telling the story one of the most politically aggravating websites of all time, wikileaks.org and its founder Julian Assange.   Australian computer programmer Julian Assange founded WikiLeaks in 2006 and to this d[...]

Red Light

Red Light, a new 2018 documentary series presented by American journalist Sarah Rashford for Vice.   The show examines how new laws surrounding sex work in the United States have impacted the lives of those in the industry. FOSTA-SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act) prohibits many wa[...]

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a documentary examining the history of Bitcoin and its tremendous impact on society.   The film tells the story of Bitcoin through the eyes of Daniel Mross, a 35-year-old programmer from Pittsburgh. In 2011 he became obsessed with the cryptocurrency and today[...]

'State of Surveillance' with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith

Technology Presenter Shane Smith 2016 Unrated

"State of Surveillance", a landmark Vice documentary hosted by Shane Smith about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.   Smith travels to Moscow where Snowden is living to interview the man who revealed hard evidence of a huge program of mass surveillance for the first time. The dig[...]

Do You Trust This Computer?

Do You Trust This Computer? This 2018 documentary by American filmmaker Chris Paine (known for Who Killed the Electric Car?) discusses the benefits and dangers of the technological revolution which is unfolding before our eyes on a daily basis.   We have all seen the movie "The Termi[...]

Cam Girlz

Sexuality Presenter Sean Dunne 2015
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Cam Girlz, a 2015 documentary directed by American filmmaker Sean Dunne which goes behind the scenes of the webcamming cyber world and looks at this line of work from a positive perspective.   Cam girls work on adult cam sites such as the popular chaturbate.com or by more direct means per[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Kids Selling Drugs Online

British journalist Stacey Dooley Investigates Kids Selling Drugs Online is this documentary film.   With a huge crackdown on the online drug trade in the last decade and sites like Silk Road getting busted, one would think that online sales would have taken a dip. They are booming however[...]

BBS: The Documentary

  BBS: The Documentary, an eight-part series directed by Jason Scott about the rise of the revolutionary bulletin board software. It’s a humbling documentary that takes us back to the origins of the internet with people who participated on BBS and those who wrote th[...]

A curated collection of Internet documentaries which are available to watch for free online. Browse, watch, review and rate these documentaries. This is similar to the technology category, however, this is section is dedicated to documentaries related to the internet only (which mainly revolve around the web).