Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority

Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority

The internet community has already chalked up an impressive list of wins — from New Neutrality to killing SOPA and PIPA. But our work is far from done.

The post Senator Ron Wyden: The Free Internet Is a Global Priority appeared first on WIRED.




We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership

We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership

It’s official: John Deere and General Motors want to eviscerate the notion of ownership.

The post We Can’t Let John Deere Destroy the Very Idea of Ownership appeared first on WIRED.




Opinion: In Its Antitrust Debacle, Was Google’s Real Victim You?

Opinion: In Its Antitrust Debacle, Was Google’s Real Victim You?

Google’s sketchy search result bias may hurt competitors, but it’s users who are really harmed because they end up results that are less relevant to their needs.

The post Opinion: In Its Antitrust Debacle, Was Google’s Real Victim You? appeared first on WIRED.




The FCC Should Fight for Our Right to TV White Space

The FCC Should Fight for Our Right to TV White Space

“White spaces,” or unused radio frequencies in between TV channels, have long been eyed by technologists as perfect for connecting a sea of devices to the internet.

The post The FCC Should Fight for Our Right to TV White Space appeared first on WIRED.




The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One

Devoting serious resources to Periscope and Meerkat piracy is like swatting away a ladybug in a room full of vipers.

The post The Piracy ‘Problem’ With Periscope Really Isn’t One appeared first on WIRED.




Why People Care More About Pets Than Other Humans

Why People Care More About Pets Than Other Humans

Newspaper editors tell me animal abuse stories often get more responses from readers than articles about violence against humans. Do Americans really care more about pets that people?

The post Why People Care More About Pets Than Other Humans appeared first on WIRED.