The myth of brain rot from glowing rectangles
Senator proposes telling publishers what virtual products they can and cannot sell to children.
Maybe people are just playing to escape all the Brexit news?
And no, teens aren't popping random pills at "Skittles parties" either.
When absurd ghost stories are passed off as actual journalism
Government statistics often show more reports of both. That doesn't mean either is on the rise.
It's not about school safety-it's about the money.
Elizabeth Nolan Brown talks about DHS's "Blue Campaign," which is pushing hotel and airline workers to call the feds if they suspect human trafficking.
Plus: Lionel Shriver on cultural erasure and Stormy Daniels on strip-club labor laws
How big hotel chains became arms of the surveillance state.
Congress Ramps Up War on Sex Workers and Their Customers With Secret Votes on Four New 'Protection' Laws
A national strategy for arresting sex buyers and letting local cops wiretap sex workers are among the approved changes.
"Society is all too ready to interpret the most innocent of gestures as a prelude to abusing a child."
A mom says her daughter was almost abducted at a rest stop. That's a stretch.
There's just no evidence about sex robots period, because at present they don't really exist. But that hasn't stopped folks from freaking out...
The House Criminal Justice Committee just voted unanimously in favor of a bill to ban sexting by anyone under age 19.
Friday A/V Club: The boxer who just got a posthumous presidential pardon was a central figure in one of the first battles over movie censorship.
Do deepfakes really represent "the collapse of reality"?
We need to up our media literacy game, not delegate responsibility to politicians who have no idea what they're doing.
The world is full of wonders.
Mandatory abuse reporting requirements lead to a novel marketing scheme.
Trump Wants to Meet with Video Game Industry Leaders to Complain About Gun Violence That's Not Their Fault
No, Call of Duty is not making kids shoot up schools.
The next stage of the safety hysteria cycle
As America deals with terrorist attacks and mass shootings, DHS and the FBI are busy enforcing misdemeanor vice laws.
Bad policy and paranoid parenting are making kids too safe to succeed.
Hear from the real victims of this cruel FBI charade.
The bill is being pitched as a way to help teens avoid harsh child-porn laws.
Techno-panic finds a new target in Jean Twenge's "Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?"
Like all things 2017, an old urban legend takes an even more ridiculous turn.
Lawmakers Demand Sessions Investigate Backpage's 'Criminal Role in Sex Trafficking' in Wake of Misleading Washington Post Article
Post says Backpage hired a contractor that catfished on foreign competitors' sites.
You must submit your credit card number-for the safety of the children!
FAA reauthorization bill would require airline ticket-counter and gate agents to be trained on reporting "potential human trafficking victims."
Even the police can't control human-trafficking hysteria anymore, and it could backfire for them.
These are the tools of pornographers, "sextortionists," and human traffickers, Sessions told a police conference this week.