A vast surveillance state is being made possible by the technologies that we were told would liberate us.
Evgeny Morozov on the cult of 'TED.'
Activists in Syria and elsewhere may find it ever easier to connect online. But the governments that want to thwart them are watching.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
Secretary Clinton's speech on Internet freedom was full of good news. The US has a more grown-up view of the complexities of Internet freedom and its importance. The bad news was in what Clinton didn't address: the role US foreign policy and US companies play in Internet oppression.
Evgeny Morozov discusses the implications of WikiLeaks on open vs. closed societies, the paradox of attacking state power, and the future of Internet privacy.
The government's tight control of the Internet has spawned a generation adept at circumventing cyber roadblocks, making the country ripe for a technology–driven protest movement.
Twitter is spreading important information as well as rumors about the outbreak, raising questions about whether the social networking site is helpful.