The AT&T-Time Warner Suit: Is Antitrust Back?

After years of seeming government indifference to ever-larger monopolistic firms, the DOJ has filed suit against the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner. Does this signal a much-needed resurgence of antitrust action? Or is it a one-off?

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New Digital Fakery May Make Truth Even More Elusive

Software now in development makes it easy to fabricate audio and video of real people, literally putting words in their mouths.

NSA Headquarters

Will Surveillance Finally Sunset?

Controversial surveillance authorizations are scheduled to sunset this year. Now is the time to press for the end of these Constitution-defying practices.

Why America Needs Technoskepticism

With the presidential election turning on economic issues, Art Keller points out that neither party addressed the major cause of today’s inequality and job insecurity, nor has any plan to deal with it now. Hint: it isn’t trade.