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FCC Chairman Pai's Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People

[Commentary] Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has portrayed the Lifeline program and the people who benefit from it as hopelessly corrupt.

Why Congress Needs to Revive the Office of Technology Assessment

Congress is finally turning its attention to Silicon Valley, but to tackle these issues, congressfolk will first have to understand them. Which means it’s time to reboot the Office of Technology Assessment. The OTA was staffed with several hundred

YouTube Debuts Plant to Promote and Fund 'Authoritative' News

YouTube has announced a slew of new features it hopes will help makes news on the platform more reliable and less susceptible to manipulation.

The Court Case That Enabled Today's Toxic Internet

There once was a legendary troll, and from its hideout beneath an overpass of the information superhighway, it prodded into existence the internet we know, love, and increasingly loathe. That troll, Ken ZZ03, struck in 1995.