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The pace of recent events made one of the most significant rulings in
the history of American antitrust law seem like an anti-climax.

This article is adapted by permission from Database Nation: The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century (O'Reilly).

Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson's factual findings in United States v. Microsoft, released November 5, spell the doom of Microsoft as we have known it.

The recent CBS-Viacom-bination--at $37 billion, the largest media deal ever--mirrored previous purchases, like Disney's acquisition of Capital Cities/ABC and Time Warner's taking of Turner Broadc

Armed militias had forced most journalists to flee from East Timor by September 7, the day then-President B.J. Habibie and General Wiranto of Indonesia declared martial law for the region.

We are entering, techno-boosters breathlessly proclaim, a "third industrial revolution," that of the "knowledge-based" or "new" economy.

A perplexing disconnect from reality haunts the American financial community.

This article is adapted from Andrew L. Shapiro's book about the politics of the Internet, The Control Revolution (PublicAffairs/Century Foundation). For more information visit www.controlrevolution.com.

The unfortunate flaw in From the Telegraph to the Internet is its title, which suggests a highly specialized account of an industry when in fact it is a deeply moving narrative of a commi

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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

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