The quiet war against ownership
A major conflict is shaping up between the owners of smart devices and the companies that produced them.
On Aug 14, 2017 by Joshua A.T. Fairfield
Gerrymandering is poisoning our democracy
Compromise is key to democracy—and gerrymandering is killing it.
On Jun 24, 2017 by Mike Collier
Your internet provider wants Congress to take away your privacy protections
'Big Cable' is lobbying Congress to make money off your data—and they might get away with it.
On Mar 11, 2017 by Laura Moy
State encryption laws only undermine our national security
Encryption must be addressed thoughtfully—and nationally.
On Apr 6, 2016 by Rep. Ted Lieu
How the Internet can help increase voter turnout
There's a low-tech solution to low voter turnout.
On Mar 28, 2016 by Craig Newmark
What I learned at SXSW
Innovation is part of our DNA here.
On Mar 20, 2016 by Austin Mayor Steve Adler
Turning old payphones into new opportunities
Broadband access is no longer a luxury—it’s a necessity.
On Feb 25, 2016 by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio
Cybersecurity is the 21st century’s real battlefield
The U.S. needs a strong public-private approach to cybersecurity.
On Jan 28, 2016 by Rep. Barbara Comstock
Encryption backdoors aren’t worth the price
'We can, and we must, do better than this.'
On Jan 8, 2016 by Sen. Mike Lee