We already know how to affordably expand connectivity; government-run networks ain’t it.
From "stay hungry, stay foolish" to "try everything, take nothing off the table."
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The whole thing is arguably voided by Section 230.
Senators and state officials are proposing ways to sweep aside nonsensical regulations that place geographic limits on telehealth.
New York Never Built a Good System for Scheduling Vaccine Appointments, so a Random Software Engineer Did It in His Spare Time
Why didn't Cuomo and De Blasio build a decent, user-friendly website?
Regulators haven't kept up with the times when it comes to the changing nature of ventures into space.
Some of them like the stock, but all of them think our financial system is broken.
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Government will happily suppress misinformation in favor of misinformation of its own.
Some trends to look for over the next four years
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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."
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.
The more that big social media companies act like they can control what people say, the more competition they encourage.
The case against the popular pornography site rests on misleading data and hidden agendas.
Able to do our jobs from where we please, life for many of us will reflect a bit more of what we want rather than what we have to do to get by.
Time to add a hat and sunglasses!
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But what one side likes, the other side hates. There's no way Twitter and Facebook can appease them both.
The Hunter Biden story has exposed the media's selective skepticism.
The government is going after Google not to stop consumer harm but to level the business playing field.
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We can increasingly live where we please while working jobs of our choice. What we do with that bonanza is up to us.
Enforcement is supposed to be about protecting "consumer welfare." Overturning that goal would be bad for all of us.
Republicans have seized on the dubious claims of a psychologist who thinks Big Tech is shifting millions of votes to the left.
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Bipartisanship isn't dead, sadly.
A new DOJ proposal aims to bring the internet communications law in line with Trump's personal interpretation of it.
U.S. officials claim their espionage laws apply to the world, but constitutional protections do not.
If the new trustbusters get their way, tech platforms might be forced to pay money to traditional news outlets for the privilege of linking to their content.
How can we build a culture that welcomes alternative tech?