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Is the Net Neutrality verdict the final nail in the coffin of the Internet as we know it?

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Yesterday the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals  issued its decision striking down the FCC’s network neutrality rule. According to Slate, “This is the second time in four years that this court struck down the FCC’s attempt to adopt a network neutrality rule. It is now legal for AT&T or Verizon to block Slate, your blog, […]

On Liza Long’s “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” Hanna Rosin’s critique, child privacy, and the one-sided nature of “going viral”

On one hand, I appreciated the testimony of Liza Long’s “I Am Adam Lanza’s Mother,” as it was great to see people strongly consider the ways our society addresses mental illness. I occasionally “liked” the link when I saw it posted, but I waited to post it myself because something about the piece irked me. […]

Regarding the Death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens & Co.

There are a number of things that the murder of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and two embassy staffers brings to my mind, but I am confident that by the time I get to writing about them, much, much smarter people will have eloquently commented on the topic accordingly. Quickly, though: Don’t forget that perpetrating violence in […]