Julia Angwin and Robert Faturechi: Stanford Takes Google’s Money, Plays by Its RulesSeptember 2014
Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society has long received funding from Google, but a filing shows the university recently pledged to only use the money for non-privacy research.
Land of Milk and MoneyJune 2014
Is Tech 2.0 boon or bust for quality of life in the Bay Area? A tourist investigates.
Playing FavoritesFebruary 2014
If a company were to commit to decline all government censorship surveillance requests, it would be able to do business precisely nowhere.
Rebecca Solnit: Welcome to the (Don’t Be) Evil EmpireJune 2013
How Silicon Valley is running the world, and destroying San Francisco.
Taxcast: “Britzerland,” Google and Apple in Court, and How Secrecy KillsMay 2013
Google and Apple are forced to defend their tax affairs in public, the Lord of War makes an appearance, and more.
David Morris: For Good Customer Service Go to Government, Not CorporationsAugust 2012
Received wisdom aside, good customer service is easier to come by at government agencies than many private businesses.
Announcing $22.5 Million Fine, FTC Says It Investigated Google’s Internet Tracking Early OnAugust 2012
Senior FTC official said it was looking into the Google privacy issue before any articles were published about the case.
Leah Carroll: A Journey to the Center of the InternetMay 2012
A new book reveals the hidden physical infrastructure of the internet.