Internet Governance


, Techdirt
The Ninth Circuit Broke The Internet. So We Asked Them To Unbreak It.
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From Techdirt:

So Airbnb and Homeaway filed a petition for rehearing and rehearing en banc to ask the Ninth Circuit to review their case again, and last week the Copia Institute, along with the R…

Trump expands Google criticism to include Facebook, Twitter
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From VOA:
Zach Graves, associate fellow at the R Street Institute, a think tank in Washington, said PJ Media had drawn flawed conclusions about Google in its unscientific study.

Results ‘not…

, Boston Herald
Buckley: Red Sox’ J.D. Martinez gets A for effort, F in history
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From Boston Herald:
There’s even a term that applies to the reckless appropriation of Hitler’s name to wage an argument or make a case about something. It’s called Godwin’s Law, and it was…

, techdirt
Senator Mark Warner lays out ideas for regulating Internet platforms
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From techdirt:
On a related note, we should also think carefully about how much of a problem each of the three items listed above are. I know that there are good reasons to be concerned about all…

R Street Comments on International Internet Policy Priorities
Joe Kane

On behalf of the R Street Institute, we respectfully submit these comments in response to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) regarding…

Lower data flow barriers, no IANA unwind seen topping NTIA global to-do list
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From Washington Internet Daily:
Public Knowledge urged NTIA to try to guarantee “frictionless” information flows between democracies that have different standards of online free speech and engage in…

, The Daily Caller
Jimmy Kimmel waded into politics again and misled his viewers along the way
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From The Daily Caller:
“The actual FCC item itself isn’t that interesting; it doesn’t actually change the informal complaint process. The firestorm around it is based on a misunderstanding…

, Slate
What’s next for the reasonable expectation of privacy?
Mike Godwin

Any privacy advocate who has read the Supreme Court’s decision in Carpenter v. United States, which came down Friday, can see plenty in the decision to cheer about but also plenty to worry about….

House communications hearing may clarify NTIA Reauthorization Act’s prospects
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From Washington Internet Daily:

R Street Institute tech policy associate Joe Kane and others also said the broadband mapping language is an important component of the NTIA draft. “I’m generally…

What to do about Facebook and big tech? (Guest: Tom Struble, R Street Institute)
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From The Heartland Institute:

People worry about perceived abuse and political bias at Facebook and other big technology companies, but is this a real concern or just a passing panic? R…