Despite years of Google primacy over Microsoft Bing, usage of Bing has more than doubled over the past three years and continues to grow.
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Thankfully, you don't need fancy dining halls or a college degree to have a good life or get a good job.
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"Government in general does a lot of things that aren't necessary," says Jared Polis.
Many politicians offer a simplified view of the world—one in which government interventions are all benefits and no costs. That couldn't be further from the truth.
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The narrow rulings concluded the platforms aren’t responsible for bad people using their communication services.
The Court’s decisions in Gonzalez and subsequent cases could lead to impossible, incompatible consequences.
The Supreme Court’s newest member weighs in on the meaning of Section 230 in Gonzalez v. Google.
Section 230 helped the internet flourish. Now its scope is under scrutiny.
Market forces have historically disrupted the tech sector and will continue to do so.
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A Supreme Court case illustrates the potential costs of making it easier to sue social media platforms over user-generated content.
There's a good reason why algorithms are still protected by Section 230.
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Getting the best information when we need it will likely always be a challenge, but the Reddit hack helps.
Unionization helps some. But it hurts more.
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Deplatforming controversial content is perfectly legal—and often counterproductive.
It's none of their business.
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The conservative think tank identifies some genuine concerns about tech companies, but gets the prescription wrong.
With “keyword warrants,” anyone who queries certain terms on search engines will get caught in the surveillance dragnet.
Big tech platforms should encourage debate, not forbid it.
Today's antitrust activists forget that big companies with significant market share come and go.
Taken together, these six measures would have a major impact on the way we shop, chat, and otherwise go about our business online.
'That System Is Being Used Against You': Edward Snowden Makes the Case for Internet Privacy. Is He Right?
Online companies might not be as nefarious as you think.
Techdirt's founder wants to give end users, not politicians and tech giants, more control over what we can say and see online.
After a 16-month investigation into the big four tech companies, it seems the most that congressional busybodies can accuse them of is routine business practices and having popular services.