The Wyoming Republican says cryptocurrency will spur renewable energy, protect privacy, and possibly save the dollar.
The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.
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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.
Imagine a world in which media outlets were unable or afraid to post video of police and other authorities acting reprehensibly.
Civil liberties advocates warn that the legislation threatens activism, journalism, and satire.
It’s a victory for fans made possible by the evolution of streaming technology.
When Amazon won't sell your book, you can head to Barnes & Noble. When government cancels your expression, there's nowhere left to go.
Politicians on the right and the left are coming for your free speech.
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Twitter Sues Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Accusing Him of Retaliating Against the Company for Banning Donald Trump
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'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.
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Under fire for endorsing wacky conspiracy theories, the Georgia representative blames the internet.
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Government will happily suppress misinformation in favor of misinformation of its own.
Amazon denies any impropriety in its decision to suspend the Twitter alternative, dismissing the suit as "meritless."
No, says Techdirt's Mike Masnick, but it is cause for expanding Section 230 and building a more decentralized internet.
Techdirt's founder wants to give end users, not politicians and tech giants, more control over what we can say and see online.
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"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
Aaron Reynolds is just trying to make people laugh, but his content may have been flagged on Instagram for interfering with the election.
The more that big social media companies act like they can control what people say, the more competition they encourage.
That's a high price to pay because some politicians are angry about a little Facebook moderation.
The case against the popular pornography site rests on misleading data and hidden agendas.
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The outgoing FCC chairman discusses 'light-touch' regulation and the future of free speech on the internet.
It's hard to take seriously complaints that there are no alternatives to Facebook when they're made on Twitter.
But what one side likes, the other side hates. There's no way Twitter and Facebook can appease them both.
It wasn’t a plot to undermine democracy. It wasn’t a Russian intelligence operation. It was a low-tech scam.
Judge Susan Brnovich said no reasonable person would question her impartiality just because her husband already says they're guilty.
The government is going after Google not to stop consumer harm but to level the business playing field.
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Ira Glasser, former head of the ACLU, is worried that his former group is embracing identity politics over free speech.
We can increasingly live where we please while working jobs of our choice. What we do with that bonanza is up to us.