The internet’s most-hated congressman is retiring
Rep. Lamar Smith is, in many ways, responsible for the internet's political awakening.
On Nov 2, 2017 by Andrew Couts
Activists launch hotline to help lawmakers not sound dumb when talking about cyberattacks
Unfortunately, this seems totally necessary.
On Oct 26, 2016 by Dell Cameron
If the government wants to spy on you, there’s nothing you can do to stop it
Stopping CISA won't stop the government from getting your information.
On Apr 27, 2015 by Gillian Branstetter
Ron Wyden, the Internet’s senator
After two decades in the Senate, privacy hawk Ron Wyden is still going strong.
On Mar 24, 2015 by Eric Geller
Federal judge halts MPAA-backed investigation into Google
Did the MPAA order an illegal censorship campaign against Google?
On Mar 3, 2015 by Dell Cameron
Rep. Lamar Smith insists study of Internet memes is a liberal conspiracy
Pop quiz: Do spammy Twitter bots have free speech rights?
On Nov 11, 2014 by Dell Cameron
Celebrating Aaron Swartz at the Internet Archive hackathon
They came, they hacked, they remembered their fallen friend.
On Nov 11, 2014 by Kate Conger
Meet CISA, the Internet’s new enemy in Washington
Get your pitchforks ready.
On Jul 3, 2014 by Dell Cameron
Anonymous vows to unleash its ‘wrath’ on U.S. lawmakers over CISA
"Our legion's wrath will fall on each senator, representative, corporation, and official who voices support for this bill."
On Jul 1, 2014 by Dell Cameron
10 Occupy Google members arrested at net neutrality protest
"We're here to get Google to take action for net neutrality."
On Jun 25, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Reddit’s Alexis Ohanian is blanketing Washington in net neutrality ads
It may not be a billboard, but there are more of them.
On May 13, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Occupy the FCC: Net neutrality activists set up camp in Washington
Pack your sleeping bags.
On May 7, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Netflix, Google may launch campaign to protect net neutrality
Reddit, Netflix, Google, and more are gearing up for a round against the FCC.
On May 1, 2014 by Fernando Alfonso III
Italy’s own SOPA is coming, and it could be disastrous for the EU
Italian opposition has until the end of the month to stop their government from going on a copyright witch hunt. It's SOPA, with Italian seasoning.
On Mar 24, 2014 by Kevin Collier