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Dec. 22 2011 6:15 PMThe Year in FailThe Twitter debate, WomenforCain.com, and other horrific political tech failures.
Dec. 15 2011 1:09 PMWhen Is a Taxi Not a Taxi?The new car service company Uber exposes the idiocy of American cities’ cab regulations.
Dec. 15 2011 11:57 AMThe End of GerrymanderingHave California’s citizen commissions killed corruption in congressional redistricting?
Dec. 8 2011 7:19 AMThe Internet’s Intolerable ActsYou should be very afraid of a pair of bills that threaten Internet freedom.
Nov. 30 2011 8:02 PMThe Rise of the Geek LobbyCan Google, Facebook, tech wonks, and Web activists kill the Stop Online Piracy Act?
May 18 2011 5:08 PMMap to NowhereThe FCC has now failed twice at producing good broadband data. Time to give someone else a try.
March 4 2010 5:24 PMPatently StupidApple's multitouch lawsuit is both dumb and dangerous.
Dec. 21 2011 6:04 PMTruth, Justice, and Terrible Mobile ServiceWhy the DoJ was wrong to kill the proposed merger between AT&T and T-Mobile.
Dec. 15 2011 12:49 PMMedical Mind ControlA new breed of patent may determine how your doctor makes decisions
Dec. 9 2011 10:57 AMBust the Broadband Trusts, Obama!America’s telecom companies provide dreadful service. Why won’t the president attack them?
Dec. 7 2011 8:24 PMRequiem for a TrainHigh-speed rail is dead in America. Should we mourn it?
Nov. 30 2011 4:45 PMIt’s Not All Facebook’s FaultYou're as much to blame for the site's privacy woes as Mark Zuckerberg.
April 28 2010 7:03 AMDenial of ServiceDon't believe the telecoms. Broadband access in the United States is even worse than you think.
Sept. 14 2009 3:47 PMGive Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Startup FoundersAmerica can't be the world's tech leader without immigration reform.