Democracy

11.07.16
China's new cybersecurity laws are a nightmare
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China's new cybersecurity laws are a nightmare

Real names only, harsh censorship and the government gets access to everything you're doing.

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07.15.15
Emailing your members of Congress just got much easier
07.15.15

Emailing your members of Congress just got much easier

It's supposed to be easier to email Congresspeople than it is to pick up the phone, but that's not...

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06.17.15
Hackers used Google Drive to attack Tibetans
06.17.15

Hackers used Google Drive to attack Tibetans

Tibetans and pro-democracy activists in China are often the victims of cyberattacks, but a public...

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09.28.14
China blocks Instagram in the wake of Hong Kong democracy protests
09.28.14

China blocks Instagram in the wake of Hong Kong democracy protests

China has a history of tightening its censorship of internet services during times of political up...

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02.24.14
Not So Massively: Star Citizen's procedural planets, Diablo III's Paragon 2.0, and Pokemon's Democracy mode
02.24.14

Not So Massively: Star Citizen's procedural planets, Diablo III's Paragon 2.0, and Pokemon's Democracy mode

Star Citizen reached a whopping $39 million in crowdfunding this week amidst controversy over featu...

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02.22.14
Twitch Plays Pokemon: Its history, highlights and Bird Jesus
02.22.14

Twitch Plays Pokemon: Its history, highlights and Bird Jesus

The Internet is a bizarre, confusing and sometimes wonderful place. Nowhere and no-when has that...

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02.18.14
Twitch Plays Pokemon levels up to 75k concurrent viewers, learns democracy
02.18.14

Twitch Plays Pokemon levels up to 75k concurrent viewers, learns democracy

Last week, the chat-controlled Twitch Plays Pokemon grabbed our attention, as ten thousand people w...

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06.03.13
Turkish PM blames riots on 'scourge' of social media, prefers the calm of state TV
06.03.13

Turkish PM blames riots on 'scourge' of social media, prefers the calm of state TV

The Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Erdogan, has condemned social media as a "the worst menace to so...

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05.06.13
Why World of Warcraft isn't a democracy
05.06.13

Why World of Warcraft isn't a democracy

There's a difference between a consumer and a producer. To use the dreaded and overused food analog...

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