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#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...


#21: Broadband Deployment in America with FCC Comm’r Ajit Pai

February 11, 2016

Is broadband being deployed in a “reasonable and timely manner” in the United States? From 1998 on, the FCC always said yes. But in 2010,...


#20 – Spying on Foreigners (and Ourselves)

February 10, 2016

Section 702, a US foreign surveillance program, is set to expire at the end of 2017. While privacy advocates are crying out for reform or...


#19: Europocrisy: EU Privacy Hypocrisy with Stewart Baker

February 9, 2016

On surveillance, is Europe unfairly picking on the United States? The Snowden leaks focused outrage on the NSA, but some experts say that the European...


#18: 20 Years of Internet Regulation

February 8, 2016

The 1996 Telecom Act turned twenty today — and was obsolete even before the ink was dry. Congress has tried and failed to update it,...


#16: Internet in Africa

February 5, 2016

With the success of the Internet in the United States, it’s easy to forget that 4 billion people around the world still lack access, including...