Latest from Nancy Scola
How many IP addresses exist per person around the planet paints a picture of just how unevenly the Internet is distributed today.
  • Jan 7, 2015
Federal regulators are rolling out a new online system that will let consumers track the resolution of their cable, phone, or Internet service grievances.
  • Jan 6, 2015
Senior Senate Judiciary Committee members ask Justice, DHS about the surveillance technology referred to by the trade name “Stingray."
  • Jan 2, 2015
Why the Supreme Court opts to be, as the high court's highest justice puts it, "late to the harvest of American ingenuity."
  • Jan 2, 2015
The year 2014 was in many ways a mixed bag for the Internet.
  • Dec 31, 2014
From Heartbleed to librarians railing against government surveillance, have a look back at The Switch's top stories of the year.
  • Dec 31, 2014
The inspiration for the program? The goshawk, a bird of prey with a remarkable ability to navigate through dense woodlands without "smacking into a tree."
  • Dec 30, 2014
Users in mainland China had been able to use the company's flagship service through its servers in Hong Kong, but that option appears to have been erased.
  • Dec 29, 2014
The entertainment lobbies' want to rid the Internet of bootleg movies and music. Getting rid of illicit pharmaceuticals first is a back door way of getting there.
  • Dec 23, 2014
Just how many millions of times the public spoke on the issue has been the subject of fierce debate in recent days.
  • Dec 23, 2014