The communications staff of both the Obama and Romney 2012 campaigns used Twitter to manipulate reporters.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler responded to President Obama’s open Internet statement, saying the President’s ‘submission’ would be added to the record.
Obama laid out his plan this morning for net neutrality. He urged the FCC to stop throttling, outlaw paid prioritization and increase overall transparency.
Marketers have always co-opted youth culture for their benefit, but perhaps the recent Samsung commissioned selfie with David Ortiz and President Obama crossed the line.
Tomorrow, more than five dozen Internet companies, including the major Silicon Valley players, will ask the government to allow them to release information to users about the national security requests they’ve handled.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s options are dwindling with news that Russia and Ecuador — and as many as 10 other countries — have rejected his application for asylum.
The White House today launched an Instagram account, Mr. Obama’s social media team tweeted.
Since it was revealed in the first week of June that the NSA monitors global email and phone activity in part by obtaining information from major Internet service providers including Google, traffic on the more privacy conscious search engine DuckDuckGo has risen by about half, the company said.
As the United States and Russia gear up to a summit to discuss their options for handling the ongoing civil conflict in Syria, the country has dropped 79 percent of its Internet connections, according to monitoring company Renesys.
Rachel Maddow, MSNBC’s popular intellectual host, just concluded an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit in the lead-up to her talk Sunday at South by Southwest.