Author: Elliot Harmon

Technology & Science

How Congress Censored the Internet

The largest network of anti-trafficking organizations were against it. The Department of Justice was against it. But Congress passed SESTA/FOSTA anyway. Elliot Harmon on what the sex trafficking bill really does. Hint: it doesn’t help fight trafficking.

Politics

The Crime of Speech

A new Electronic Frontier Foundation report maps legal threats to free expression from around the Arab World.

Culture

Open Access is a Human Rights Issue

Academic publishing–much of it publicly financed–continues to lock itself behind paywalls while researchers create cute ways around the system. Elliot Harmon tells you why this is a human rights issue.