Mike Godwin
Mike Godwin

Mike Godwin is a senior fellow at the R Street Institute and the former general counsel for Wikimedia Foundation.

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Aug. 30 2018 1:13 PMDown With My Health RecordAustralia offers a cautionary tale of government tech gone really, really wrong.
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March 14 2018 6:31 PMWhy Internet Advocates Are Against the Anti–Sex Trafficking BillIt’s well-intentioned—but it won’t fix the problem, and will hurt the internet.
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May 23 2017 11:21 AMDon’t Freak Out About the FCC’s New Approach to Net NeutralityAt least, not yet.
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Oct. 26 2015 8:23 PMThe Many, Many, Many Flaws of CISAThe Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act gives Internet service providers perverse incentives to spy on users.
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Sept. 30 2015 12:17 PMFacebook’s Basic InstinctsAfter activists criticized the social network’s Internet project for the developing world, Facebook listened.
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Sept. 14 2015 2:50 PMOur Inboxes, OurselvesAn ancient email privacy law might finally be updated. Congress needs to get it right.
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June 27 2018 3:28 PMWhat’s Next for the Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?The Supreme Court’s ruling in Carpenter raises new questions.
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Aug. 4 2017 12:19 PMA Bill Intended to Stop Sex Trafficking Could Significantly Curtail Internet Freedom
Technology
March 22 2016 2:25 PMBeyond the BoxCable TV boxes are among the peskiest pieces of hardware on the planet. Regulators are finally eyeing the right solution.
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Oct. 19 2015 4:18 PMGoogle Books Is Good for EverybodyA recent court ruling on copyright law is a rare example of legal and poetic justice.
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Sept. 22 2015 2:07 PMFrance’s Privacy Regulators Want to Dictate What You (Yes, You!) Can Find Online