Warnings From the ***** History of Modern Internet Regulation

Section 230 faces countless reform efforts. But a look back reminds us that categorical content bans…

Peak Newsletter? That Was 80 Years Ago

In the 1940s, journalists fled traditional news outlets to write directly for subscribers. What happened next…

To Stop the Eviction Tsunami, We Need Online Chats

Tenants who get dragged to court are often at a disadvantage. But a new system, known…

Video-Chat Juries and the Future of Criminal Justice

Could a trial by one's peers still work when all one's peers are WFH?

This Pandemic Is Perilously Boring

It's far from being the most important source of human suffering. But the rapid spread of…

The Digital Colonialism Behind .tv and .ly

Country-specific domain names can generate a lot of money—but for whom?

The Future of Death Tech Has No Rules—Yet

Mortuary startups, like one that plans to freeze and shatter corpses, have run afoul of some…

Elon Musk on the Stand: ‘**** Guy’ Doesn’t Mean ‘*********’

The Tesla CEO defended himself by arguing semantics on the first day of a defamation trial…