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Taking on the Most Hated Law on the Internet

The ACLU is suing the government on behalf of a group of academic researchers, journalists and computer scientists who are trying to Read More

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Hack Week Tournament of Champions

In honor of Hack Week, we're looking back on some classic hacks and their architects and, just for fun, pitting them against Read More

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If You Brexit You Buy It

Like everyone, the /Policy community was transfixed last week on Britain's possible-cum-actual exit from the European Union  Read More

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Disrupting Democracy: The Rise of Political Bots

/Policy recently hosted a discussion with Sam Wooley and Philip Howard, the world's leading experts on the use of bots in politics. Read More

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Ask a Congressman: Email Privacy Act

Rep. Tim Ryan is one of the co-sponsors of the Email Privacy Act (EPA) and one of our more tech-savvy legislators (his Twitter Read More

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Editorial: Curiosity is (not) a crime

TL;DR The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) threatens to put smart people in jail for doing good work. The investigative journalist, Read More

Theme Week

Surveillance Week

WHEN: Mon. April 18 through Fri. April 22

WHAT: A chance to dive deep on one of the most pressing policy issues of our time

Slack Chat

The Rise and Fall of the Grooveshark Empire

WHEN: Thu. April 7 at 1pm PST / 8pm GMT

WHAT: Beloved streaming service Grooveshark won many music industry battles, but lost the war.