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If This Video Goes Viral, We Might Be Able to Save the Internet After All.

If This Video Goes Viral, We Might Be Able to Save the Internet After All.

This is something we all need to be aware of.
Cam Lincoln in Policy



Bill Nye Thoroughly Destroys These Poverty and Disease Myths.

Bill Nye Thoroughly Destroys These Poverty and Disease Myths.

The guns are drawn.
Cam Lincoln in Policy



Dear Mr. President: When Future Generations Look Back on Us, They’ll Say This Is How We Failed Them.

Dear Mr. President: When Future Generations Look Back on Us, They’ll Say This Is How We Failed Them.

It's not too late to change things.
Cam Lincoln in Policy



Bill Nye Explains the Basics of Something You Should Really Know.

Bill Nye Explains the Basics of Something You Should Really Know.

If only we could get everyone in Congress to watch this.
Cam Lincoln in Policy



A Clueless Congresswoman Picked a Fight With Bill Nye Over Climate Change. It Didn’t Go So Well.

A Clueless Congresswoman Picked a Fight With Bill Nye Over Climate Change. It Didn’t Go So Well.

The guns are drawn.
Cam Lincoln in Policy



3 Reasons We Need an Internet Bill of Rights

3 Reasons We Need an Internet Bill of Rights

U.S. legislators drafted a bipartisan bill to protect online freedoms from a recent flurry of legislation, striving to keep the Internet from suffocating under future restrictive laws.
Kendra Srivastava in Politics



Why Texting While Walking Bans Go Too Far

Why Texting While Walking Bans Go Too Far

Want to send a text message while out on a stroll? In part of New Jersey, hold still, or face a hefty fine.
Kate Knibbs in Policy



It’s Time to Ban Facebook-Snooping Bosses

It’s Time to Ban Facebook-Snooping Bosses

Lawmakers are intensifying efforts to ban employers from asking job seekers for their Facebook passwords — and it’s about time.
Kate Knibbs in Facebook



Do We Need a Nationwide Ban on Distracted Driving?

Do We Need a Nationwide Ban on Distracted Driving?

Regulators are debating the merits of a nationwide ban on distracted driving, sparking debate over whether a block across the U.S. goes too far, or if state and industry efforts can counter the rising problem.
Kate Knibbs in Health & Safety



Move Over SOPA: Why CISPA Has Privacy Activists Up in Arms

Move Over SOPA: Why CISPA Has Privacy Activists Up in Arms

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is worse for civil liberties than SOPA and PIPA, according to opponents, who face an uphill battle against this widely-supported bill.
Kendra Srivastava in Politics