How an Investigation of Fake FCC Comments Snared a Prominent D.C. Media Firm 

Millions of records that the FCC’s top lawyer once fought to hold back from state law enforcement officials now serve as key evidence in a year-long probe into cases of Americans being impersonated during the agency’s latest net neutrality proceeding. Analysis of the data would lead investigators last fall to…

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Is More Rewarding as a Third Chapter Than a Standalone Story

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World doesn’t quite fit with the previous two movies. Oh sure, it tells the continuing adventures of Hiccup, Toothless, the people of Berk, and it has more than its fair share of epic adventure and action. But with the trilogy reaching its inevitable end, writer/director Dean…

After Months of Ducking Brits, Mark Zuckerberg Finds 30 Minutes to Chat With UK Minister

Almost a year ago, UK members of parliament asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in person about how Facebook handles data privacy and online misinformation. And like Neo dodging bullets in The Matrix, Zuckerberg has repeatedly wriggled his way out of it, opting to send lackeys in his place. But it seems like…

The New Howard the Duck Show Is Bringing in a Familiar Face From the Movie

Happy Death Day writer Scott Lobdell’s next project is both a movie and a comic book. One of the new Alien TV shows in the works could be an animated series. The American adaptation of Utopia casts a Star Trek: Discovery star. Plus, a return to Oz is heading to TV, and what’s to come on Doom Patrol. Spoilers, away!

Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well...I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my place to tell you how to spend your time!), or whatever. And you’re probably pretty open about it, too.

Report: Trump Wants Guy Who Compared Climate Science to the Holocaust to Head Climate Panel

Donald Trump’s administration is assembling a panel to determine whether climate change—which scientific experts broadly agree poses an existential threat to the safety and well-being of the world’s population and is caused by human emissions of greenhouse gases—is really a threat to national security. According to…

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