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Basically, No Colleges Require Students To Take Econ Classes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.15.2014 | College

Only 3.3 percent of colleges require students to take a basic economics course, a new report finds. The American Council of Trustees and Alumni rel...

Verizon Thinks the Internet Is Its Newspaper

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 09.04.2012 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Verizon sees the net as its newspaper and believes it has First Amendment rights to control what goes on the net. This is why Doc Searls has taught me that it is dangerous to see the net as a medium. No, the net is a network and Verizon only offers access to it.

Bridging the D.C.-Silicon Valley Divide in Napa Valley

Bennet Kelley | Posted 08.11.2012 | Technology
Bennet Kelley

As one who has played the role of translator on both coasts, I believe that what feeds the divide is the extent to which neither community speaks nor fully understands the language of the other.

Where Do You Find Game-Changers?

Jakub Górnicki | Posted 08.08.2012 | Impact
Jakub Górnicki

So where do we look for those game-changers, or -- actually game-starters? We steal from the tables, not the database tables, but the normal wooded ones.

Where Do You Find Game-Changers?

XXXXXJakub GXXXX | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
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So where do we look for those game-changers, or -- actually game-starters? We steal from the tables, not the database tables, but the normal wooded ones.

Internet Restrictions: How Much Should We Worry About Our Freedom of Information?

Marianne Mollmann | Posted 07.21.2012 | Technology
Marianne Mollmann

From a human rights perspective, blanket restrictions on specific means of communication should always raise red flags.

Zach Carter

Issa Leaks Secret Document To Pressure Obama On Trade Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has taken the unprecedented step of leaking a secret U.S. trade document, in ...

ACTA Not Likely To Become Law

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.07.2012 | Technology
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ACTA is effectively dead, the European Commissioner for the Digital Agenda admitted Friday. An official spokesman said the “political reality” was...

CISPA, Netizens and the Internet's Coming of Age Party

Bennet Kelley | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Bennet Kelley

The Internet is experiencing a coming of age as not only has it surpassed television in terms of daily consumer usage, but it also is flexing its political muscle in capitols across the globe.

When Security and Privacy Wrestle, Who Is the Winner?

Theresa Payton | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
Theresa Payton

There is a fight going on between security and privacy and it is your personal data and communications at stake.

My Dad, SOPA and Me

Tanja Aitamurto | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media
Tanja Aitamurto

In our family we have two takes on copyright issues and SOPA. These two approaches reflect the gap between digital and offline worlds. Let's look at ...

The Anti-SOPA Act?

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 02.22.2012 | Technology

When two proposed anti-piracy bills SOPA and PIPA looked as if they could become law, social news site Reddit helped organize a large-scale online pro...

Highest EU Court To Rule On ACTA Global Anti-Piracy Treaty

AP | By DON MELVIN | Posted 04.23.2012 | Technology

BRUSSELS -- The European Commission, facing opposition in city streets, on the Internet and in the halls of parliament, has suspended efforts to ratif...

Stunning Percentage Of Youths Are Online 'Pirates'

AP | Posted 04.19.2012 | Technology

CHICAGO (AP) — Young people want their music, TV and movies now — even if it means they get these things illegally. A recent Columb...

What's Behind Anonymous' Latest Rash Of Attacks

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER and VANESSA GERA | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

LONDON -- Opponents of a controversial global copyright treaty counted three victories Friday as American government websites were hacked and the East...

Europe's ACTA Freak Out: How Hollywood Holds Back the Trade Agenda

Harold Feld | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business
Harold Feld

Whenever there is an international trade agreement negotiation, Hollywood jumps in, takes over, and starts driving the crazy train off a cliff by demanding all kinds of nonsense in the name of "stopping piracy."

Anonymous Knocks Government Agency Sites Offline

AP | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

LONDON -- The hacking group known as Anonymous has claimed a new series of hacks against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and consumer rights website...

Keeping SOPA Measures Out of Trade Agreements ACTA, TPP

Edward J. Black | Posted 04.16.2012 | Technology
Edward J. Black

Internet users realized during the debate over SOPA and its companion bill, PIPA, that because they were not at the table, they were on the menu. Vowing 'never again,' they have thus set their sights on ACTA.

Thousands Take To Streets To Protest Anti-Piracy Agreement

Reuters | Erik Kirschbaum and Irina Ivanova | Posted 04.12.2012 | Technology

(Corrects to clarify that Slovakia is a country not a city) By Erik Kirschbaum and Irina Ivanova BERLIN/SOFIA, Feb 11 (R...

Saki Knafo

How Does Twitter Handle Piracy? An Inside Look

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.03.2012 | Technology

Last week, in the wake of protests over SOPA and PIPA, the controversial Internet anti-piracy legislation in Congress, Twitter released a database tha...

Saki Knafo

Anonymous And The War Over The Internet (Part II)

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

This is the second part of a two-part series on Anonymous, the amorphous Internet group that has emerged as a force in global affairs. In the first pa...

Saki Knafo

Anonymous And The War Over The Internet

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.31.2012 | Technology

This article is the first in a two-part series tracing the development of the amorphous online community known as Anonymous, pranksters who have becom...

Gerry Smith

ACTA Sparks Protests In Latest Anti-Piracy Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

In the United States, a massive Internet protest last week led by Wikipedia and Google drove congressional leaders to place controversial anti-piracy ...

Site Blackouts Reminiscent Of SOPA Protest

AP | By VANESSA GERA | Posted 01.24.2012 | Technology

WARSAW, Poland -- Hundreds of people waged a street protest in Warsaw on Tuesday to protest the government's plan to sign an international copyright t...

Will Anonymous Attack Change This Country's Stance?

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials vowed Monday to stick to plans to sign an international copyright treaty that has outraged Internet activists...