Facebook Fights Anti-Conservative Allegations

Following a Gizmodo article that claims they regularly suppress conservative news, Facebook has released its guidelines for Trending Topics in an effort to fight the allegations. Justin Osofsky, Vice President of Global Operations, said in a blog post detailing the process behind the Trending Topics, “The Trending Topics team is governed […]

India Rejects Facebook’s “Free Basics”

India’s telecom regulatory agency banned Facebook’s Free Basics program on Monday. The Free Basics program allows free Internet access, but limits it to Facebook, weather, and job listings. This would violate the principles of net neutrality, which says that all Internet traffic must be treated and priced the same. The Telecom Regulatory […]

Lawrence Lessig Reaches Goal, Will Run for President

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig announced on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos that he will run for the Presidency. The campaign finance reform activist had a self-imposed goal of one million dollars. He said that if he didn’t reach the goal, he would not run for the Presidency. Lessig’s main, […]