Tech and Liberty

The First Amendment is not about a law, but rather a culture — specifically a culture of liberty. It is essential to tech, and in this context, Facebook is mostly right about political ads (but can still do better).

Privacy Fundamentalism

The current privacy debate is making things worse by not considering trade-offs, the inherent nature of digital, or the far bigger problems that come with digitizing the offline world.

A Framework for Moderation

The question of what should be moderated, and when, is an increasingly frequent one in tech. There is no bright line, but there are ways to get closer to an answer.

Where Warren’s Wrong

Senator Warren’s proposal about how to regulate tech is wrong about history, the source of tech giant’s power, and the fundamental nature of technology itself. That doesn’t mean there aren’t real problems — and potential solutions — though.

Huawei CFO Arrested, Australia’s Awful Law

Huawei’s CEO is arrested, and U.S. companies — including Apple — should be at least a little nervous. Then, Australia passed a terrible law that will compromise the security of Australians — and possibly everyone else.