Nation Topics - Internet and New Media
News and Features
Amid the outrage over the NSA's spying program, the jailing of journalist Barrett Brown points to a deeper and very troubling problem.
What is the NSA doing with your metadata?
As the company moves to Internet-based telephone service, it’s looking to shed regulatory obligations that benefit low-income Americans.
Social media companies say consumers’ loss of privacy is just the cost of doing business. But what would happen if they actually had to bargain with users on equal footing?
Unmasking racists and trolls on the Internet may feel like justice, but it does not drive social progress.
Feminists were quick—too quick—to question the Facebook COO's motives for writing Lean In, her self-help manifesto.
For the novelist James Lasdun, being stalked online is like “swallowing a cup of poison every morning.”
Andrew Sullivan garners much attention for his bold moves as a blogger. But what about the quality of his judgments?
The Justice Department has been ruthless in targeting those who bring hidden information into the public realm.
Left undiscussed in the FTC’s investigation is the search giant’s ability to limit what we all read.