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How Leonard Nimoy's Death Revealed Facebook's Draconian Community Standards (Again)

Leonard Nimoy wasn't just Spock. He was a photographer dedicated to championing body positivity. But Facebook has banned his images. Read...
Audra Williams    |   03.2.15   |   SHARE
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Freedom Of Speech Should Not Protect Hate Speech—Or Violent Threats Online

Freedom of speech always comes at a price—and that price becomes steeper the more marginalized you are. Read...
Kitty Stryker    |   03.1.15   |   SHARE
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Sorry, Greedy Internet Overlords: FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

After a year-long debate, the Federal Communications Commission has passed legislation that will prohibit pay-to-play "fast lane" Internet services. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   02.27.15   |   SHARE
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To Be Honest, I Have No Idea What To Feel About The Charlie Hebdo Attacks

I gobbled up news all day and late into the night. And I was still just as confused—and just as sad—when I went to bed. Read...
Jody Amable   |   01.9.15   |   SHARE
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The Internet War Rages On: "The Internet Slowdown" And "The Right To Be Forgotten" 

A not-so-sexy trifecta of net neutraility, "open Internet" and the "right to be forgotten" are the latest Internet bones of contention. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   09.10.14   |   SHARE

When Cyber-bullying, Suicide and the Constitution Collide

Is Ask.fm to blame for the death of 16 adolescent suicides? Read...
Katie Tandy   |   07.14.14   |   SHARE

Ravishly Mixtape Vol. 10—Unleash Your Independence!

We made you a mixtape of songs that capture our independence. Read...
Aubrey Wallace   |   07.4.14   |   SHARE
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