Nation Topics - Internet and New Media
News and Features
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.
The courageous Chinese dissident has always had an eye for the point where art and politics meet in performance.
Sweden’s refusal to provide assurance that it would not extradite the WikiLeaks founder to the United States was an important motivating factor.
The Wikileaks founder has been in Ecuador’s London embassy for six weeks awaiting a decision on his request for asylum.