The Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) 300-page list of guidelines overhauling how the government will regulate the Internet was released today. It gives the agency a lot of leeway to decide what's appropriate to allow or forbid private Internet service providers to do.
- Other college chapters of fraternity SAE are now being investigated over reports that the racist chant caught on video at the University of Oklahoma was known there as well.
- A British watchdog agency overseeing its intelligence agencies says the country's massive data interception and collection is legal, but called for new laws to clarify matters for the public's benefit.
- The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, has resigned, joining the exodus of other top officials in the city. He'll get one-year severance pay, totaling $96,000.
- Raise a glass of scumble (a very small glass) in memory of liberty-loving fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett, who has died at age 66.
- Utah has passed an antidiscrimination ordinance protecting gay and transgender people in the workplace and in housing that has the support of the Mormon church.
Glenn Greenwald Resigns from The Intercept, Citing 'Pathologies, Illiberalism, Repressive Mentality' of Pro-Biden Newsroom
The progressive outlet's co-founder claims he was prevented from publishing an article because it was critical of Joe Biden.
Yet the Libertarian presidential nominee is still not being polled in one-third of the country, including states that are historically friendly to third-party candidates.
Who could have predicted that intolerable rules won’t be tolerated?
The Supreme Court weighs police shootings and unreasonable seizures in Torres v. Madrid.
Yes, and it's only going to get cheaper.