Google Has Stopped Being Cool

Opinion | Mytheos Holt
Google's Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt adresses the 9th Global Competitiveness Forum (GCF2015), held in Riyadh, on January 26, 2015. Saudi Arabia's new leadership will push forward efforts to diversify the growing but oil-dependent economy, while easing procedures for investors, senior officials said. The annual event, organised by Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA, brings together high-ranking Saudi officials with world business leaders. AFP PHOTO / FAYEZ NURELDINE (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Google wants to be every internet user’s uncool, hectoring, preachy, leftist mom.

Chris Dodd is here to tell you Google is the devil

Tech | Josh Peterson

Hollywood vs. search engines

Internet sales taxes are no way to court younger voters

Opinion | John Tate

‘One might think the SOPA experience would have taught the GOP young voters want government’s hands off the Internet.’

RIAA showing massive revenue decline - TorrentFreak

Tech | Josh Peterson

The effects of the decline in revenue are also visible in the massive cuts in personnel.

'Digital Bill of Rights' gets positive reception from entertainment industry - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson

California Rep. Darrell Issa is crowdsourcing a proposed list of protections for Internet users

BOB BARR: Feds pressing for Internet control

Opinion | Bob Barr

A new piece of legislation called CISPA would give the federal government greater regulatory control over the Web.

Rosen vocally supported SOPA - TheDC

Politics | Josh Peterson

Democratic strategist claimed complaints against SOPA and PIPA were attempts to justify stealing

GARY SHAPIRO: From 'Gladiator' to today, the people do rule (on occasion)

Business | Gary Shapiro

Why the uproar over SOPA reminds me of a scene in the 2000 movie ‘Gladiator.’

GARY SHAPIRO: Congress must keep the Internet OPEN - TheDC Opinion

Business | Gary Shapiro

The OPEN Act would allow the feds to combat Internet piracy in a way that doesn’t make the Internet less open.

Celebrities against SOPA - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 14: Actor Aziz Ansari arrives at The Art Of Elysium's 5th Annual Heaven Gala on January 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

A group of celebs penned an open letter to Congress on dangers of passing the controversial legislation

Should copyright laws exist at all?

Opinion | Sean W. Malone

Why I’m growing increasingly skeptical of the very idea of “intellectual property.”

Rubio, Cornyn and Blunt bail on PIPA - Reuters

Tech | InternAdmin

As more websites declare war against SOPA and PIPA, politicians rescind support for the bills

Pull the plug on SOPA/PIPA

Opinion | Bruce Walker

Protecting copyrights and trademarks is indeed important, but the bills go too far.

Reddit founder and other SOPA critics convene before Congress Wednesday - Forbes

Tech | Josh Peterson

“Bring in the nerds!”

Wikipedia to join Reddit blackout to protest SOPA, PIPA - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘Student warning! Do your homework early’

Wikipedia will blackout Wednesday to protest SOPA - Slate

Tech | InternAdmin

You may need to dust off the old encyclopedia as Wikipedia blacks out Wednesday

NEIL STEVENS: SOPA is the wrong solution to any problem we might believe it would solve - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Neil Stevens

To pass it would threaten the liberties and livelihoods of anyone who uses the Internet for business, politics, or pleasure

MC Hammer says don't 'touch this' - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson
MC Hammer

Responding to Rep. Lamar Smith’s legislation to allow the Justice Department to block foreign websites

Christian Science Monitor: GoDaddy Boycott over SOPA reveals state of Internet politics - Christian Science Monitor

Tech | Josh Peterson

‘The House bill angered many Web users with provisions that could effectively shut down websites with little warning’

RedState's Erickson vows to stop Blackburn's re-election bid - TheDC

Tech | Alexis Levinson
Rep. Marsha Blackburn

Erickson claims it’s nothing personal, he just can’t reconcile her support for anti-online piracy bill