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#27: Connecting the Rez: Broadband on Tribal Lands

February 22, 2016

While the US has enjoyed well over $1 trillion in broadband investment since the mid-90s, connecting Native American reservations to the Internet has proven difficult....


#26: Scalia & Net Neutrality: Law and Politics

February 19, 2016

Justice Scalia’s death sparked a flurry of speculation about who will replace him. Sri Srinivasan tops most lists of potential successors. But he’s also one...


#25: Drones & Humanitarianism

February 18, 2016

Media coverage of drones often focuses on near-misses with airplanes or bombings in the Middle East. But there’s another side to drones that doesn’t get...


#24: Apple v FBI: Unlocking the iPhone

February 17, 2016

Apple made headlines today by refusing to comply with a federal judge’s order to unlock the iPhone of Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the San...


#23: Getting SLAPPed for Online Speech

February 16, 2016

Online free speech is critical to companies like Yelp and TripAdvisor whose business models depend on consumer reviews. But companies often don’t like what they...


#22: India Shuts Down Free Internet

February 12, 2016

This week, India shut the door on Free Basics, a Facebook program that offers free, limited Internet access to people in the developing world. While...