ISPs Funded 8.5 Million Fake Comments Opposing Net Neutrality

The secret campaign, backed by major broadband companies, used real people’s names without their consent.The largest Internet providers in the US funded a campaign that generated “8.5 million fake comments” to...

Epic v. Apple and the Plan to Avoid ‘Looking Like the Baddies’

This week’s antitrust trial against Apple reveals in new detail how the Fortnite developer aimed to take on the industry's titans.“You’ll enjoy the upcoming fireworks show,” wrote Epic Games CEO Tim...

AI Helps Prove Two Scribes Wrote Text of a Dead Sea Scroll

Most scholars thought the Isaiah Scroll was copied by a single author. New handwriting analysis just revealed otherwise.Most of the scribes who copied the text contained in the Dead Sea Scrolls...

The Expert Secures $3M in Seed Funding—Thanks in Part to Gwyneth Paltrow

Backed by VC firms, AD100 designer Brigette Romanek, and the Goop founder, The Expert focuses on being the industry’s design-consultation platform of choice

Biden Announces His Broadband Plan—and ISPs Will Hate It

The $100 billion proposal will probably be met with fierce resistance by telecom companies, but there's a lot to like for internet users.President Biden's plan to connect all Americans with high-speed broadband includes proposals to boost competition, build more publicly owned networks, lower prices, and prioritize "future-proof" networks instead of ones that would quickly become outdated.