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Why does Amazon now have customers do the search chores it used to do for them, and in innovative ways?

Postal service

It’s smart politics—the PO is popular, and could be a great community aid in the digital era.

The Internet as a toy with a tin ear and a wooden tongue.

Air Force Space Command Network Operations & Security Center

Governments are ramping up investment in cyberweaponry as well as cybersecurity, opening a dark new frontier.

Occupy Wall Street protesters

The battle for the Internet has politicized prankster cybercollectives like Anonymous--and now authorities are cracking down.

Peter Van Buren is a State Department employee—who might get fired for disseminating public information about WikiLeaks online.

Julian Assange

The embattled WikiLeaks founder has hired two renowned human rights attorneys for his extradition hearing on the sexual assault case in Sweden.

At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.

Congressman Anthony Weiner says he'll resign, the latest politician brought down by haters and shamers like Andrew Breitbart and a national media that has the sexual maturity of a 7th grader.

The man behind the @MayorEmanuel Twitter account talks about writing a real-time novel with tweets and how social media networks are ushering in a new generation of satire.

Blogs

The organization is calling out members of the CBC it believes are siding with the telecom industry over the interests of everyday Internet users.

July 14, 2014

The former vice president says Americans deserved to know how far NSA spying has gone.

June 10, 2014

If there’s one thing netizens love to do it is to express themselves, so please flood the FCC with your comments.

June 2, 2014

Why are certain Internet users so irrationally attached to the notion of net neutrality?

May 27, 2014

After the FCC's vote to kill net neutrality, it's time to fight back. 

May 15, 2014

Contact Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler and tell him that we need a free and open Internet.

April 24, 2014

The FCC is mistaken—and democracy is threatened—when commissioners fail to embrace their authority to protect a free and open Internet. 

April 24, 2014

“New players are boosting reporting power, technological talent and financial resources going into news, creating a level of energy not felt for a long time,” said Amy Mitchell, Pew's director of journalism research.

March 26, 2014

Greg Mitchell looks back on some of Matt Taibbi's earlier work. 

February 20, 2014

Americans can and should say "no" to the consolidation of communications.

February 14, 2014