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Get government out of the Internet’s business

[Commentary] We reject the idea that the federal government should control the Internet.

What do we owe the people who protect us from the worst parts of the Internet?

Whatever Facebook plans to pay its 3,000 new hires, it’s hard to think that it will be enough. Getting in the door at a huge, influential tech company may, in the abstract, sound like an exciting opportunity.

Hillary Clinton blames Russian hackers and FBI’s Comey for 2016 election loss

Hillary Clinton attributed her defeat in the 2016 presidential election to interference by Russian hackers and FBI Director James B. Comey, and declared herself to be “part of the resistance” to Donald Trump’s presidency.

How President Trump is undermining press freedom around the world

[Commentary] Global press freedom has long been in decline and is now at its lowest point in the past 13 years, according to Freedom House’s latest assessment.

Choosing which cable channels to provide is speech, but offering Internet access is not

[Commentary] May 1, the DC Circuit denied the petition for rehearing en banc challenging the soon-to-be replaced network neutrality rules. Judges Brown and Kavanaugh dissented from the denial of rehearing, and each wrote to explain why.

Net neutrality may be poised for a Supreme Court showdown

A federal appeals court has said it will not rehear a landmark case looking to overturn the government’s rules on network neutrality.

Why President Trump desperately needs to keep conservative media outlets on his side

For President Donald Trump, it is critical that Alex Jones and other backers in the conservative media continue to look on the bright side — and continue to tell the president's base to do the same.

Uber’s ‘fingerprinting’ of iPhones after users delete app has sparked an FTC complaint

An advocacy group known for challenging the tech industry on privacy called on the Federal Trade Commission Thursday to investigate media reports that Uber could identify specific iPhone devices even after users deleted the ride-hailing app.

Trump’s FCC chairman wants to hand the Internet over to big corporations

[Commentary] For as long as the Internet has existed, it has been grounded on the principle of net neutrality — that what you read, see or watch online shouldn’t be favored, blocked or slowed down based on where that content is coming from.

How cellphone carriers learned to stop worrying and love unlimited data

They've raised prices. They've slowed speeds. But despite their best efforts, the country's biggest cellphone carriers have been unable to kill off the unlimited data plan.