A lawsuit attempts to find out how federal agents are implementing Wickr, a communications service that has an auto-erase function.
It is the equivalent of mandating that all new homes come with at least five bathrooms.
Biden's Infrastructure Plan Would Redefine 'Broadband' To Justify Spending $100 Billion on Government-Run Internet
The Biden administration is manufacturing a market failure to justify spending $100 billion on municipal broadband and other government-run internet projects.
That's a high price to pay because some politicians are angry about a little Facebook moderation.
These theories are dumb. Destroying 5G infrastructure is not going to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CIA Encryption Meddling and Chinese Espionage Allegations Make It Clear: We All Need Strong Data Protection
Somebody tell the FBI and Congress.
Deregulation didn't end the internet as we know it.
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Hawley is selling it as a way to fight tech-company "bias" against Republicans. Don't believe him.
Legal scholar Jeff Kosseff wanted to write a "biography" of Section 230, the law that immunizes websites and ISPs from a lot of legal actions. He fears he has written its obituary.
This is not an antitrust case and the Justice Department shouldn't have been trying to block it.
The company that brought you that wince-inducing "fake news" promo is not a "monopoly," and cracking down on it will not defend the free press.
No, the government shouldn't nationalize our mobile infrastructure.
The DOJ fundamentally misunderstands the market for access and content.
It's all about deregulation to foster innovation.
The Obama-era "Open Internet Order" discourages a free internet.
Goodbye and good riddance to the Obama administration's "Open Internet Order."
The company argued that it had a free-speech right to text users unauthorized birthday reminders.
Google, Facebook, Twitter Sued for Allegedly Helping ISIS Inspire Orlando Pulse Nightclub Killer Omar Mateen
Google's ad model also targeted by suit, which tries to hold the communications entities responsible for how its users use them.
If we're not willing to rein in law enforcement, why should a telecom company?
The company insists forcing it to be liable for its hosts' misbehavior violates the Communications Decency Act, and forcing it to collect and deliver information on hosts to city violates Stored Communications Act.
Potential pork projects hardest hit.
The historical importance of the National Science Foundation's decision to surrender control of the internet
Hard cases make bad law and exploiting grief is bad politics.
Secure communications for me, but not for thee.
Private-sector innovations trump government-controlled monopolies.
Pollsters like Nate Silver are understandably freaked out, but it's not the government's job to protect their business model.
New net neutrality rules give the agency veto power over ISP innovations.
The agency's new Internet rules will only make the Web worse.
Net neutrality regulation is sure to create some problems of its own
There's not much the GOP can do to prevent the FCC's proposed Title II reclassification of the Net.
Tom Wheeler's Title II net neutrality push is the result of an "unusual, secretive" push from the administration.
Chairman Tom Wheeler's Title II plan is a bow to political pressure.
Jails Introduce Glitchy, Pricey Video Visitation Systems—and Get Families to Use Them By Banning In-Person Visits
A different sort of telecom monopoly