The letter to Obama British MPs hope will save hacker Lauri Love from U.S. extradition
Over 50 British politicians have now signed a letter asking Obama to drop the alleged hacker's extradition request.
On Oct 20, 2016 by David Gilmour
FBI raids dental software researcher who discovered private patient data on public server
Justin Shafer reported a flaw in a company's system. Then the FBI came knocking.
On May 27, 2016 by Dissent Doe
‘Truth and Power’ director Brian Knappenberger talks privacy, drones, and you
Brian's upcoming episode tackles the use of law enforcement and recreational drones.
On Mar 22, 2016 by Dell Cameron
SecureDrop, a powerful whistleblower tool, will star in new Kickstarter-funded documentary
It's one of the most powerful tools in journalism, but few people know what it is.
On Dec 7, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
‘Aaron’s Law’ is back to fix the ‘worst law in technology’
Will Congress finally update U.S. hacking law?
On Apr 22, 2015 by Kevin Collier
A middle schooler could go to prison for a prank because cops don’t understand tech
It's time for police to end their dangerous misunderstanding of technology.
On Apr 14, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter
How a 1986 law stops the Internet from having its own Rosa Parks
Where is the Internet's Rosa Parks?
On Feb 4, 2015 by Aaron Sankin
Obama reveals new cybersecurity plan
You can't please everybody, but is Obama trying to please anybody at all?
On Jan 14, 2015 by Kevin Collier
‘The Internet’s Own Boy,’ ‘Virunga’ make Academy Awards short list
Two films that premiered on digital platforms might be up for Best Documentary Feature.
On Dec 3, 2014 by [email protected]
Celebrating Aaron Swartz at the Internet Archive hackathon
They came, they hacked, they remembered their fallen friend.
On Nov 11, 2014 by Kate Conger
Aaron Swartz Day hackathon aims to right legal wrongs
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is still a problem.
On Nov 7, 2014 by Kate Conger
Westboro Baptist Church plans Reddit protest over Aaron Swartz
“Reddit was co-founded by prominent member of Anonymous and cyber criminal."
On Jul 29, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III
Colombian student faces almost a decade in jail for sharing a research paper online
Aaron Swartz all over again?
On Jul 24, 2014 by Rob Price
Aaron Swartz doc ‘The Internet’s Own Boy’ knocked off YouTube by bogus DMCA claim
It's a bitter irony for the late activist.
On Jul 11, 2014 by Kevin Collier