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This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
March 13, 2014 | Blog
In today's Web-centric era, our privacy is at risk of being violated by numerous entities in numerous ways. Julia Angwin outlines each.
This undated photo made available by Google shows the Internet wiring at Google's data center in Berkley County, S.C. The fiber optic networks connecting the company's sites can run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection. (AP Photo/Google, Connie Zhou)
February 21, 2014 | Blog

Wednesday’s announcement that the FCC would write new Net neutrality rules was a step in the right direction, but some are concerned that it didn’t go far enough. Continue reading

Earns Comcast
February 15, 2014 | Blog

When it comes to media, bigger is not better. Continue reading

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on cell phones on planes. Wheeler is joined at the witness table with FCC Commissioners from second from left, Mignon Clyburn, Jessica Rosenworcel, Ajit Pai, and Michael O'Rielly. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 4, 2014 | Blog

Congressional Democrats have introduced a law to restore Net Neutrality until the FCC comes up with a permanent solution. But what should that solution be? Continue reading

Wires hanging from the sky
January 15, 2014 | Blog

A DC circuit court has killed net neutrality. If the outcry is large enough, the FCC may take a stand. Continue reading

Main Street in downtown Hugo, Colo. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)
July 23, 2013 | Blog

Discover why companies like AT&T want to unplug the way roughly 19 million Americans still communicate with the rest of the world. Continue reading

Anonymous supporters wearing Guy Fawkes masks pause for fellow protesters and members of the media to film and photograph them with a banner as they take part in a protest march along Whitehall to Britain's Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. The protest was held on November 5, to coincide with the failed 1605 gunpowder plot to blow up the House of Lords. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
April 25, 2013 | Q&A
Professor Gabriella Coleman answers our questions about Anonymous, hackers, civil disobedience and the future of protest in cyberspace.
Amy Goodman reporting in Haiti
April 10, 2013 | Blog

In a wide-ranging conversation, the host and executive producer of Democracy Now! tells Michael Winship why she believes independent media is essential to a functioning democracy. Continue reading

Georgia State Capitol building in Atlanta, Georgia. Photo by J. Glover courtesy of Wikicommons.
March 13, 2013 | Blog

A coalition of Georgia mayors, counties and local activists overcame an industry-backed bill that would have prohibited municipalities from building their own broadband networks. Continue reading

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February 8, 2013 | Blog

A map of broadband access shows how your community measures up to the rest of America. Continue reading

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February 7, 2013 | Blog

How one Louisiana town fought telecom companies to build one of the fastest networks in the nation for its residents. Continue reading

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February 5, 2013

Susan Crawford joins Bill to discuss how powerful media conglomerates put profit ahead of the public interest when it comes to Internet access. Continue reading

Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., left, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., center, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., right, finish a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, where they and other lawmakers announced their plan to introduce new legislation to eliminate the federal debt ceiling. They group views the current debt ceiling law as an unnecessary impediment to Congress in furthering economic recovery. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 16, 2013 | Blog
Today's roundup includes stories about eliminating the debt ceiling, million-dollar judges and the NRA's inner circle.
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June 7, 2012 | Q&A

Micah Sifry and Andrew Rasiej of the Personal Democracy Forum discuss how the Internet can be used to fight dark money and protect democracy. Continue reading