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The Compact With Capitalism: Wheeler's Net Neutrality Dodge

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Tracy Rosenberg

Rhetoric and reality sometimes diverge. Right now, the future of the Internet is hooked like a fish between two different paths.

Dear NSA, George Orwell Is Watching You

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.16.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's a month of ironies focused on Net freedom and somebody is benefiting from it - with a great sense of humor to boot. Irony 1: "Dear NSA, you can ...

Obesity, Repression, and Addiction

Judith Johnson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

I began working with NET for the sole purpose of finding out why I had been unable to remove and keep off my excess body weight. Essentially, what I found was that the repression of emotions is a survival mechanism held in place through addiction.

Should Women Be More Arrogant?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Do we need to add arrogance and narcissism to our mission? Or are they really just alternate words for the positive outlook that helps you overlook obstacles and believe in yourself?

Whose Internet Is It?

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

First, we had the Supreme Court affirming the free speech rights of corporations. Now we have the DC Court of Appeals telling us Comcast owns the Int...

Single Payer Broadband? The Broadband Plan and The Movement for a People's Media

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

As we arrive at the end of the long health care reform battle with something less than nirvana, media activists are waiting with bated breath for the release of the National Broadband Plan from the FCC.

The Internet's Love Affair with WebTV

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Information is a commodity. It's an article of trade that is valued above all other products and services. Information has always been coveted but con...

Net Neutrality and the Third Way

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tracy Rosenberg

Thank you Mr. Genachowski, but speaking for myself, I'd wish you'd gone for the whole enchilada. While the regulators may forbear, I'm not so sure those you regulate will be quite so forbearing.

From The Pentagon To Monty Python: The Internet Turns 40

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Chris Weigant

Technology has grown by such leaps and bounds since 1969 that it's hard to conceive how things were before we all had access to computers.