Benjamin Lennett

Benjamin Lennett is a senior research fellow at the New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute

Future Tense
Dec. 23 2013 11:44 PMWhither Net Neutrality?The new FCC chairman appears to waffle on a key component of an open Internet.
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April 17 2013 7:15 AMA Failing Grade for BroadbandEducation technology can’t fulfill its promise if students can’t get online.
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March 7 2013 12:32 PMThe Real Barrier to Freely Unlocking Cellphones: Mobile Carriers
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.
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Sept. 16 2013 11:35 AMHow Patent Trolls Are Crippling Startups
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April 4 2013 10:51 AMThe Two Lessons From Last Week’s Headline-Grabbing, “Internet-Clogging” Cyberattack
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Feb. 25 2013 12:16 PMAre Cable Companies Hoping Usage-Based Internet Access Will Help Thwart Netflix?


Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

There Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

John Oliver Pleads for Scotland to Stay With the U.K.

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter


Don’t Expect Adrian Peterson to Go to Prison

In much of America, beating your kids is perfectly legal. 

The Juice

Ford’s Big Gamble

It’s completely transforming America’s best-selling vehicle.

I Tried to Write an Honest Profile of One of Bollywood’s Biggest Stars. It Didn’t Go Well.

Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police

The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 1:51 PM Here’s Why College Women Don’t Take Rape Allegations to the Police
  News & Politics
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
Sept. 15 2014 4:38 PM What Is Straight Ice Cream?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.