An official said the new system "must maintain the openness of the Internet."
Alan Davidson, a longtime scholar, open Internet advocate and former Google lobbyist, will lead the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute (OTI), the organization announced on Friday.
Sascha Meinrath, the current president of the tech think tank, will head up the foundation’s new X-Lab venture, which it is billing as a project focusing on experimentation and innovation.
Reporters Without Borders included the U.S. on its annual list alongside Iran and Syria.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is giving the public extra time to comment on its plans to let airlines allow cellphone use onboard.
The mobile app industry wants to make privacy policies easier to understand.
On Friday, mobile security company Lookout launched a tool to help app developers turn lengthy, legal documents into short-form privacy policies that users can comprehend.
Jared Polis asks: "Ever think Eric Holder’s March Madness bracket looked a lot like yours?"
Each side has accused the other of violating the law.
THE LEDE: The Senate is moving forward with its effort to reform the patent litigation system, led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who has taken aim at patent trolls, or companies that bring and...
Lawmakers are looking for ways to fix the country’s “Whac-A-Mole” copyright system.
During a Thursday hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, members said they want to find a solution for copyright holders who must repeatedly ask Internet companies like Google to take down infringing content online.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is denying reports that it infected millions of computers around the world with malware by posing as Facebook and other sites.