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In America's first Web-driven election, campaign videos made by ordinary people--not campaigns or the news media--grabbed most of the attention

Why do Internet boosters continue to confuse social networking with art?

The only one way Tuesday's vote will be protected is if citizens show up at the polls with cameras, note pads, cell phones and lawyers.

Self-appointed Internet cops are forcing accountability for the dirtiest tricks in politics.

Politics ain't beanbag, but the thuggishness of McCain and Palin and their conservative media enablers have infected our political discourse.

With a surge of angry e-mail that sent Congressional servers into meltdown, taxpayers stormed their way into the bailout debate.

Every major Democratic player came to Texas to engage with online activists who have been key to their success. So why do netroots continue to be cast as angry and estranged?

Minority journalists are discovering new opportunities--and the same old barriers--online.

It's given voice to a new silent majority--and made a few enemies. Now what?

More than 200 bloggers, human rights activists, writers, journalists, hackers and IT experts have joined the fight against censorship on the web.

Blogs

What happens to press freedom when an ALEC-supporting telecom giant owns one of the world’s most-read news sites?

May 15, 2015

In the digital era, I shame, you shame, we all shame.

March 30, 2015

Today, a coalition of activists beat the well-funded cable lobby as the FCC voted to use Title II reclassification to preserve net neutrality. 

February 26, 2015

The FCC has guaranteed net neutrality, for now. But special interests will try to elect a president to undo it.

February 26, 2015

As the crucial vote on net neutrality approaches, our friends at OpenMedia are beaming your messages directly to the FCC. 

February 20, 2015

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has said that he’ll support real net neutrality. Make sure that Congress doesn’t get in the way. 

February 4, 2015

As the FCC prepares to defend a free and open Internet, it’s vital to keep the pressure on.

February 3, 2015

The new political correctness is real, even if it isn’t always wrong.

January 29, 2015

The president wants cities to be able to innovate with municipal broadband systems.

January 15, 2015

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