The intersection of the internet and the state.

What you need to know about Clearview AI and its facial recognition app
The revelation of the app's existence comes amid a huge push against facial recognition technology.
Facebook apologizes for translating Chinese president’s name to ‘Mr. Sh*thole’
The company blamed the incident on a 'technical issue.'
New York Times endorses Klobarren for president
It's a new type of drug.
The rise of the conservative ‘mancast’ in a world of changing masculinity
What's behind the rise of conservative podcasts for men?
Kidnapped teen used Snapchat to get rescued
Three men have been charged in the kidnapping.
Space Force uniforms relentlessly mocked, memed
The first look at the uniforms is here.
Is Hulu censoring the Iran episode of Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’?
Turns out that the claims aren't exactly true.
TSA apologizes after agent grabs indigenous woman’s braids, says ‘giddyup’
'My hair is part of my spirit. I am a Native woman. I am angry, humiliated.'
Blue Bell ice cream licker pleads guilty
D’Adrien Anderson has requested probation instead of a year in jail.
Is Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ video secretly about Pizzagate?
The innuendo is being read completely wrong.
Pete Buttigieg’s denial of fixing bread prices becomes its own meme
We've got high hopes the jokes keep coming.
Did Martha McSally plan her ‘liberal hack’ viral moment? was up and running about an hour later.
Trump adds Jeffrey Epstein’s old attorney to impeachment team
The president announced his defense team on Friday.
Vox Day, ‘alt-right’ racist, is absolutely thriving online
He's making money and spreading his 'racist' message far and wide.
70,000 Tinder photos of women are being circulated in cybercrime forum
It remains unclear what the photos will be used for.