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The Civil Rights Fight of the Information Age

[Commentary] Net neutrality is a civil rights issue.

Who Should Decide? States' Rights, Local Authority and the Future of the Internet

[Commentary] In a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, 60 Republicans insisted that the federal government shouldn't interfere with the 20 state laws that either prohibit or severely inhibit municipally owned broadban

How The EU's 'Right To Be Forgotten' Rule Is Backfiring Completely

When the European Union's so called "right to be forgotten" policy was instituted in May, news outlets worried that the ruling could have a negative impact on the media.

Why Google's Takedown of News Links in the EU Is a Good Thing

[Commentary] Because the European Union has recognized a "right to be forgotten," it is now possible for European citizens to request that Google remove links to stories that provide information about their lives.

Why Facebook Should Follow Ethical Standards -- LIke Everybody Else

[Commentary] On July 2, 2014, Facebook's Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, defended the company's recent controversial experiment, which manipulated users' newsfeeds to change their moods.

A Bill of Rights for the Online World

[Commentary] The Internet needs concrete, fundamental protections to ensure that it is not abused by those with the power to do so.

NBC News Airs an Hour-Long Commercial For Its Corporate Sibling

Don't ever let it be said that NBC News isn't willing to give a little boost to its fellow members of the NBCUniversal corporate family.

Why the SCOTUS Cellphone Decision is a Win for Press Freedom

[Commentary] According to the Supreme Court, police need a warrant to search the cellphones of people they arrest.

The Dangers of the Comcast Time Warner Merger

[Commentary] The proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger has the potential of carrying considerable implications for New York City consumers.

Advocacy Journalism Is Polarizing Our Country

[Commentary] Over the past 15 years, as newspaper circulation has declined, more and more people are turning to advocacy journalism via websites, talk radio, cable TV, and blogs to get their news.