For once, the Trump administration is on the right side of a debate with Congress over trade.
But they might be mad at mom for writing about them in The New York Times.
Deregulation didn't end the internet as we know it.
D.C. Circuit Upholds FCC Decision to Rescind "Net Neutrality" (But Rejects FCC Attempt to Preempt Conflicting State Law)
In a lengthy opinion, a divided three-judge panel turns away most of the legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission's "Restoring Internet Freedom" Order
The cases hinges on two laws—FOSTA and Section 230—that have been hotly contested in recent years.
The bad news is he's a congressman now. And he's trying to stomp all over Section 230 in order to attack home-sharing apps.
Trick of Light collaborator talks about working with a legend, the failings of online community, and the rise of cancel culture in the literary world.
Four myths about the law that made the modern internet possible.
Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, and "hipster antitrust" scholars and activists say big tech companies need to be broken up. Economist Tom Hazlett says they're wrong.
Sealed memos fought over in federal court last week show authorities have known for years that claims about Backpage were bogus.
Editor in Chief Kyle Mann talks about being taken literally by fact checkers, whether any subject (even a mass shooting) is off limits, and the libertarian sensibility of his humor.
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Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
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The Missouri senator thinks wasting time on Instagram is a problem so big that only the federal government can solve it.
Section 230 Is the Internet's First Amendment. Now Both Republicans and Democrats Want To Take It Away.
From Josh Hawley to Kamala Harris, online free speech is under attack.
Aggressive asset forfeiture collides with First Amendment rights.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R–Mo.) has proposed a dreadful bill that would give the government control of internet content. He thinks the only reason anyone could be opposed is because they've been bought off.
"Section 230 has nothing to do with neutrality. Nothing. Zip. There is absolutely no weight to that argument," Wyden says. He oughta know. He wrote the damn thing.
"Support of the Trump administration is undeniably support for white supremacy."
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Hawley is selling it as a way to fight tech-company "bias" against Republicans. Don't believe him.
Be afraid as more journalists and politicians start calling for stronger policing of online speech.
Despite scant evidence, everyone wants to believe that social media has a unique ability to control our thoughts and actions.
In his new book, Fall, the author of Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and The Diamond Age, looks to the digital afterlife, and beyond.
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
Social media platforms and governments are "voluntarily" teaming up to ban "violent extremist content." What could go wrong?
The supposed plague of misleading and harmful information on the internet is nothing new, nor is governments' desire to muzzle anybody who says inconvenient things.
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.
Nancy Pelosi wants to gut Section 230
Censorship continues to be about empowering those in charge.
Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
He's got his reasons, but they all suck. And will accelerate Facebook's decline as a destination in cyberspace.
Facebook and the end of the open Internet era