Journalists often do their best work in places that offer the least welcoming environment.
"Governments realize that they are in an existential battle over who controls information."
A business model where outrage is exploited for clicks describes both social media and the news media.
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This is where government demands to moderate what users say will ultimately lead.
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Don’t call yourself a supporter of the First Amendment while attempting to punish a media outlet for criticizing you.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
This tech/media fight down under is not about democracy or monopolies. It’s about ad revenue.
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Desperate for revenue, online outlets try to use a crisis to overrule their customers’ judgment.
Government wants to force social media platforms to accept a “duty of care” to protect users from whatever they deem harmful.
The answer to real and imagined problems is always spend more, regulate more.
The ads are the first to be banned since the new law went into effect in June.
Journalists would be expected to pay up for government records, while handing over their own records to government officials for free.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute says there's a bunch of regulatory warning signs, from trade to antitrust to speech.
There's one fool-proof way to find out.
One year after Net Neutrality, connection speed is up, the discrimination critics feared is non-existent, and the debate about Internet regulation is abysmal.