Now they've gone and done it. Representative Chris Smith (R - N.J.) is contemplating calling hearings on Google's self-censorship of its Chinese search service.
Mitch Ratcliffe blogs about the constantly changing boundary between media and life, the businesses that live on that border, and the meaning of all this change to society and the economy.
Dan Gillmor has shuttered his citizen journalism startup, Bayosphere. It will be missed, but it also taught some valuable lessons, too.
Google has compromised with the Chinese government, cutting off some sites and information from Chinese users, to gain broader access to that market. So much for its high standards of liberty....
A former head of the National Security Agency justifies the warrantless monitoring of telecommunications, acknowledging privacy is being invaded.
Starbucks and Yahoo! have partnered on a dating service promotion. Starbucks may be the only retailer able to match the brand loyalty of a search engine.
Not just terrorists, but bankers, too, are in the sights of Bush operatives seeking to circumvent privacy rules. Paul Wolfowitz's World Bank tenure is hardly underway when privacy concerns were raised
Robert Scoble and Shel Israel have launched their book, Naked Conversations. Your humble correspondent was there, dressed.
Child porn sounds like a great new war for the Bush Administration to justify its obliterating civil rights. Here's an important line to draw for your freedom.
Another reporter on the take and an object lesson in the importance of checking even the holiest-sounding sources.
CBS.com's Larry Kramer talked about his job, building a new online CBS network, with the San Jose Mercury News recently. He's changing things by not changing much.