A Year After SOPA: These Are the Next Five Battles For Internet Freedom

One year ago today, Internet users of all ages, races, and political stripes participated in the largest protest in Internet history, flooding Congress with millions of emails and phone calls to demand they drop the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-a dangerous bill that would have allowed corporations and the govenrment… » 1/19/13 5:00pm 1/19/13 5:00pm

American Airlines Caves In to Religious Groups' Pressure, Filters…

I was hoping that American Airlines would stand up against religious groups' stupid demands » 10/09/08 4:20pm 10/09/08 4:20pm, keeping their in-flight online service completely un-filtered. After all, they had great arguments: filtering porn sites will jeopardize the access to legitimate web sites, hindering the usability of their airplane wireless…

In2Games Gametrak Freedom Motion Controller for PS3 and 360 Pics…

Purveyors of fine gaming peripherals » 9/16/08 9:30am 9/16/08 9:30am In2Games have let slip the first image of their planned Wii nunchuk-like controller that will allow for motion control on the PS3 and Xbox 360. They appear to be claiming control via "proprietary and cutting-edge patent-pending ultrasonic technology"-no mention of accelerometers…

Freedom Phone Looks Simple, Small, Elegant

Designed for those annoying bastards who always say "I want a phone that just calls," the Freedom Phone does indeed bring freedom—freedom for the rest of us who are tired of you saying that every time you see a phone with fancy features. It's a pay-as-you-go phone that you buy with minutes already on board. The front… » 1/03/08 2:40pm 1/03/08 2:40pm