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.
Elliot Harmon considers the disadvantages of a wireless, digital existence, via some thoughts about Apple’s new iPhone.
A new Electronic Frontier Foundation report maps legal threats to free expression from around the Arab World.
The Office of Management and Budget at the White House strikes a blow for open government. Elliot Harmon gives you the lowdown.
A tired old argument about software patents is holding up common sense reforms to open up education across the country. Why? Elliot Harmon checks in.
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.
Open is not just a word, it’s a way forward. Elliot Harmon details the ways in which an open policy helps everyone.