Activists have already swayed debate over the FCC's proposed rules. Now they plan to show up at FCC headquarters Thursday for the agency's meeting.
State Department insider says German chancellor's reaction to phone tap may be an act; an enterprising tweeter works some spycraft on the NSA; Snowden speaks out; and more.
Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others.
The fact that the social-networking site doesn't have any women on its board "is nothing short of shameful," says the newest advocacy group to join the FACE IT campaign.
Apple's decision to police apps' use of contact data is just the latest case in which tech execs have pushed the envelope...right into a looming backlash.
Tomorrow, you may notice that you can't access some of your favorite Web sites. Wikipedia, Reddit, and MoveOn.org, among dozens of others, are suspending their services for 24 hours. They're protesting Internet piracy bills currently being considered in the U.S. House and Senate. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Supporters of the Stop Online Piracy Act, widely opposed by technology companies, have a secret weapon to win Republican support. It's the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
These days the source of information almost always defines its perspective. Still, sarcasm doesn't work for everyone. The satirical publication caused an uproar on Twitter yesterday when it suggested there was gunfire in the Capitol.
45 Minutes on IM: Eli Pariser, author of "The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding from You," says we should be increasingly aware--and wary--of tools to bring us a Web experience explicitly tailored to our interests.
Verizon's Tom Tauke lashes out at critics who have attacked the company's announcement with Google, calling the complaints misguided and based on mischaracterizations of the joint proposal.