How Biden's FTC Can Go After Google and Facebook

Their unfair domination of advertising—through surveillance—is bad for consumers, citizens, and democracy. Here's what the Administration can do.

By Sandeep Vaheesan

Infiltrate the NSA

To re-establish the balance between security and civil liberties, we dont just need more laws. We need more civil libertarians in the security state.

By Margo Schlanger

Sturm und Drang on the Internet

Polemical manifestos on behalf of sweeping notions as privacy and “publicness” do not help much. The hard work of fashioning an information environment that we are all prepared to live in will have to occur in the uncertain and ambiguous space between maximalist positions.

The Whole World Is Watching

In an increasingly monitored world, how can consumers and citizens reclaim ownership of their private lives?