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Ai Weiwei and the Art of Protest

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.

Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder has been in Ecuador’s London embassy for six weeks awaiting a decision on his request for asylum.

WikiLeaks

As Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange, here is a closer look at Cablegate in Latin America.

Dilma Rousseff

Cablegate did not just reveal secrets, it inspired a new culture of investigative journalism.

From trivial matters to border tension with Hugo Chávez, Cablegate was a mixed bag of revelations for Colombians.

Julian Assange

The Wikileaks founder has sought refuge in the Ecuadorean embassy in London.

The Amazon Effect

Amazon got big fast, hastening the arrival of digital publishing. But how big is too big?

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

Blogs

Standing in opposition to net neutrality is tantamount to standing against innovation, against small business, against private-sector job creation and against competition.

December 2, 2014

Authors Kevin Cooke and Dan Lehrer accurately foresaw in 1993 the debate over net neutrality we’re having today.

November 19, 2014

The famous blogger needn’t panic. Twitter’s new partnership with the feminist group WAM! is an attempt to fight abuse, not impose ideological censorship. 

November 12, 2014

The president calls for the reclassification of Internet services under telecommunications in the name of an open Internet.

November 10, 2014

The FCC is reportedly considering a “hybrid” plan that could still leave us with exactly what we don’t want: fast lanes for the 1% and slow lanes for everybody else.

November 6, 2014

We're running out of time to fight for net neutrality.

September 10, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

“This is exactly why we need Net Neutrality. We don’t want to live in a world where Comcast or AT&T gets to decide which side of the story you see.”

August 1, 2014

Civil rights groups seem willing to sell out their own members for a buck.

July 25, 2014

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