Are we the last generation that will know a free Internet?
Governments all around the world are changing their relationship to the Internet. It's a war of Internet norms.
On Aug 28, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
The NSA is only the battle, not the war
We need to prepare for the long haul ahead, where someone, somewhere, will always be reading your email.
On Aug 21, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
Has the NSA killed email?
Are we hearing the death knells of email as a useable medium?
On Aug 12, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
Disaster relief organization to gamers: We need your help
Do gamers have a critical role to play in disaster relief efforts? The Internet Response League thinks so.
On Aug 6, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
The unlikeliest ally in the fight against NSA spying
All of a sudden, tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Facebook are your strongest new ally.
On Jul 29, 2013 by Chris R. Albon
Estonia’s open-source voting is the future of democracy
Estonia publicly posted its code for online voting last week. This has very little to do with sharing software and everything to do with democracy.
On Jul 22, 2013 by [email protected]
Save Skype, save the world
Why it's so important to protect apps like Skype and WhatsApp from governmental bans.
On Apr 1, 2013 by [email protected]
Why we need a Web that forgives and forgets
The case for an ephemeral Internet.
On Mar 14, 2013 by [email protected]
Building the Great Firewall of China
The Chinese goverment is selling off information to other governments on how to build a Great Firewall like theirs. Here's why that's concerning for all of us.
On Feb 27, 2013 by [email protected]
A proposed law mandates privacy policies be less than 100 words. Here's why that's a really bad idea.
On Feb 22, 2013 by [email protected]
I committed Aaron Swartz’s crime—and so, probably, have you
Aaron's crime, and the persecution he faced as a result, is probably a lot closer to home than you think.
On Feb 13, 2013 by [email protected]
Silence is golden—it makes a better Internet
The new privacy app by Silent Circle is a model of discretion, in some very important ways.
On Feb 8, 2013 by [email protected]
We see right through you, Twitter—and that’s a good thing
Why Twitter's Transparency Report is a privacy barometer for the entire Internet, and more crucial than ever.
On Jan 30, 2013 by [email protected]
How I stopped hating and learned to love We the People
We the People is an interesting, and powerful, tool for the people and the government. It just doesn't do what you think it does.
On Jan 17, 2013 by [email protected]