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The Federal Trade Commission Has Become the Federal Technology Commission: TF in TechDirt

September 26, 2013

Today, the 99th anniversary of the founding of the Federal Trade Commission, TF’s Berin Szoka and Geoffrey Manne wrote in TechDirt about the agency’s dominant...


We Talk Targeted Advertising and California’s “Online Eraser” Law on RT America

September 26, 2013

TF’s Berin Szoka appeared on RT America’s Tech Report today, discussing Twitter’s recent purchase of online advertising company MoPub and California’s new “Online Eraser” law....


TechFreedom Condemns AG Proposal to Amend Section 230 Immunity

July 31, 2013

Today, TechFreedom joined the Center for Democracy and Technology and a bipartisan coalition of advocacy organizations, trade associations, investors, and legal scholars in condemning a...


CDA Section 230 & Immunity for Online Intermediaries

July 3, 2013

Print Version Under current law, when an Internet user distributes unlawful content on a third-party website, that website is generally immune from liability for the...


Toward a Greater Understanding of Internet Activism through Public Choice, Economics

May 7, 2012

In the lead essay for the “Cato Unbound” symposium this month, I analyze recent political movements that have been aided by Internet-based communication by positing...


Who Really Stopped SOPA, and Why?

January 25, 2012

I split my time these days between Silicon Valley and Capitol Hill, and last week was a very good week to be in Washington. In...