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A recent vote further damages the government's ability to accurately study the nation's access to broadband—and it could damage the 2020 census.
The Chinese Communist Party is exploiting and exporting technological innovations to establish a panoptic form of governance—one through which it becomes possible for the state to constantly monitor individuals.
As more time is spent recruiting and spreading ideology online, more of this speech will spill over into the real world.
The state government has started to institute work requirements for its medicaid program that includes logging work hours online, but broadband coverage in the state is sparse—at best.
If liberal-democratic countries don't do more to challenge trends toward authoritarian Web practices, the reigning view of the Internet may soon become far more restrictive.
Lack of trust in the news in the U.S. runs deep.
This move threatens to leave millions of Americans, particularly from communities of color, without the opportunities that come with connectivity.
A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services spokesman says the scrubbing was part of "routine updates and maintenance."
The scrubbing is part of a larger effort to weaken the Affordable Care Act, according to one health policy expert.
Ken Auletta's latest book explores the chaotic world of contemporary advertising.
On Wednesday, the Senate made use of an obscure legislative procedure to challenge the FCC's proposed changes to net neutrality regulations. We chatted with a law professor to break down the specifics.
A recently uncovered social media post by Alek Minassian, the suspected Toronto killer, provides further evidence of 4chan's slow descent from chatroom for the esoteric into incubator for hatred.