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Google, Global Voices Join Forces to Fund Free Expression

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 5 2010

The landscape of global online activism is constantly changing, but one lesson shows signs of being rock solid. As savvy as activists get about using the Internet, governments are going to attempt, at least, to exert ... Read More

The Internet as Toxic Avenger: Trafigura and the Ungagging of the Guardian

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, October 13 2009

Here's a cautionary tale in how not to manage your message in a networked media age, or rather, further evidence of John Gilmore's brilliant maxim, "The internet interprets censorship has damage and routes around it." ... Read More

Is Facebook's Blocking of Legal Content Illegal? Or Just Upsetting?

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 8 2009

Yet another reminder that if Facebook's enormous user base makes it sensible to see the site as a country, as CEO Mark Zuckerberg likes to say, then it's less like the United States or France than it is Qatar or Myanmar. ... Read More

Commenting on Tancredo's Blog

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Saturday, April 7 2007

At about 2:00 PM on April 6, 2007, I submitted a comment to a Tancredo blog post that was driving people to a Laura Ingraham poll (April 4, 2007). Here is my comment: “These polls have no scientific value. They are ... Read More

Barack Runs with the "Top Down"

BY Michael Turk | Monday, February 12 2007

Detailing what he thought was a bug at, Michael Arrington found it odd that the site listed the "Gay Nigger Association of America for Barack Obama" as a supporter. Some quick digging turned up an error ... Read More