You are not logged in. LOG IN NOW >

Lawmakers Say State-Sponsored Sex Ed Website Talks Dirty

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, April 28 2011

Some Massachusetts lawmakers apparently think the state has crossed the line in using the Internet for sexual education by supporting a website about sex, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV that is targeted to teens. ... Read More

How You Get Nicknamed "Mubarak": Woman Out Scavenging for Copper Takes All of Armenia Offline

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 7 2011

From the quickly-filling "Internet Fragility" file comes a BBC report that a complete Internet outage that hit Armenia in late March was traced to a Georgian woman who was hunting for copper: The cables, owned ... Read More

The Art of G(rassroots)SEO

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, October 12 2010

In the old days, we called it Google Bombing, but Daily Kos' Chris Bowers, who pioneered the practice, has re-branded the art of ideological repetative hyperlinking as the somewhat geekier and less aggressive ... Read More

Reagan Son Selling Email Done Right

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, August 2 2010

Eldest Reagan son Michael is selling email addresses to deny liberal technology companies the business: Read More

Extreme Sites Outpace Extreme Readers

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, April 19 2010

"Ideological segregation on the Internet is low in absolute terms," finds a new study from University of Chicago economists Matthew Genzlow and Jesse Shapiro on the political polarization of the Internet ... Read More

Italy's Hit on the Internet

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, February 24 2010

Credit: Photo of David Drummond by darthdowney Read More

Big Yellow Hot Spots

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, February 12 2010

Credit: GreenWhiteOrange Read More

To Prep for Protests, Iran Chokes Internet, Blocks Gmail

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 11 2010

Those running the show in Iran are throttling back that country's Internet access in advance of huge protests expected today, the 31st anniversary of the founding of the Islamic Republic. Slowing Internet traffic to the ... Read More

It's Still Not Enough

BY Tracy Russo | Tuesday, June 17 2008

John McCain isn't ready to acquiesce the tech vote, claiming in an interview that he understands technology because he has young children, but that just isn't enough. Read More