Open Internet

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A new digital database launched Friday offers the public free access to decades of documents from the twentieth century's most influential scientist. Called the Digital Einstein Papers , the new website, made possible by Princeton University Press, in partnership with Tizra, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and the California Institute of...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
An overwhelming majority of Internet users around the world—83 percent—believe...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Days ahead of the President's statement calling for Internet protection, demonstrators protested in front of the White House in support of net neutrality. (Photo: Joseph Gruber/cc/flickr)
The Obama-appointed chief of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has...


Some of the world's largest websites and rights groups are planning a coordinated day of action on June 5, the first anniversary of Snowden's revelations, to oppose mass online surveillance. The Reset the Net campaign, launched by Fight for the Future, will feature a splash screen offering tips for direct action, like how to install NSA-resistant encryption tools , to ensure Internet privacy.