• December 27, 2010  

    The Federal Trade Commission earlier this month proposed the creation of a so-called do-not-track option for Web users. Ray Suarez speaks with FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz and Mike Zaneis, general counsel of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, about the state of Internet privacy practices, concerns and proposed regulation. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2010  

    The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday approved new rules, known as net neutrality, for regulating how information and traffic flow on the Internet. Jeffrey Brown talks to Washington Post reporter Cecilia Kang for more. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2010    

    FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski; Getty file photo Tuesday’s Federal Communications Commission vote on new rules regulating the Internet went much as expected, with commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Michael J. Copps voting with Chairman Julius Genachowski in favor of the measure. … Continue reading

  • December 13, 2010  

    Gawker Media, one of the web’s largest publishers, was hacked over the weekend and information for about 1.3 million users was made public. Jeffrey Brown speaks with the NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan about the cyber attack and what it means for personal security online. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2010    

    The cat-and-mouse game between WikiLeaks and its detractors continues. The site found itself without a domain name after its registrar, EveryDNS shut down Thursday night, saying attacks on the site were threatening other customers. More specifically, the services were … Continue reading

  • December 1, 2010    

    After a morning of spotty service, Wikileaks reported Wednesday afternoon that had decided to stop hosting the controversial site on its cloud platform. WikiLeaks servers at Amazon ousted. Free speech the land of the free–fine our $ are now … Continue reading

  • December 1, 2010    

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in London on Oct. 23.; Getty photo Update, 3:30 p.m.: Wikileaks says it has been ousted from its Amazon cloud hosting. WikiLeaks servers at Amazon ousted. Free speech the land of the free–fine our $ are … Continue reading

  • November 29, 2010    

    This weekend’s massive Wikileaks document dump contains — according to Wikileaks — “251,287 leaked United States embassy cables, the largest set of confidential documents ever to be released into the public domain.” With that in mind, here are a few … Continue reading

  • November 26, 2010  

    An 18-minute diversion of Internet traffic through China has raised security concerns around the world — especially for governments and people in critical infrastructure — and raises new concerns for online shoppers just ahead of Cyber Monday. Continue reading

  • August 27, 2010    

    Jeffrey Brown talks to Nicholas Carr, author of “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” which looks through the lens of neuroscience to see how the Internet shapes our brains.
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