Stop Comparing North Korea to Libya

Originally appeared on The American Conservative. Marc Thiessen has more awful advice for Trump on North Korea: Trump should make clear to both North Korea and China, absent an agreement, that sanctions will get tighter and military action is possible. And that means the “Libya model” is indeed on the table. Thiessen’s “analysis” of why… Read More »

Press Conference Tuesday: EFF and Open Internet Advocates Will Urge California Lawmakers to Defend Net Neutrality for Californians

S.B. 822 Will Protect California Internet Users From Blocking, Throttling, and Data Discrimination by ISPs Sacramento, California—On Tuesday, May 29, at 11:30 am, EFF Legislative Counsel Ernesto Falcon will urge state senators to pass a bill that would protect net neutrality in California. A coalition of lawmakers, small businesses, consumer and social justice groups, and… Read More »

Sexual Assault Allegation Against George Takei Collapses Under Scrutiny

Scott Brunton, the man who accused George Takei of drugging and sexually assaulting him in 1981, almost certainly wasn’t drugged, changed key details of his story, and told at least one outright lie to The Hollywood Reporter, where Brunton’s allegations first appeared last November. That’s according to an exhaustively researched Observer piece by the author… Read More »

The Longest Time (TSA Version): New at Reason

Remy prepares summer travelers for groping season. Click here for full lyrics, links, and downloadable versions. Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe to our podcast at iTunes. View this article.

Egyptian Blogger and Activist Wael Abbas Detained

When we wrote of award-winning journalist Wael Abbas being silenced by social media platforms in February, we never suspected that those suspensions would reach beyond the internet to help silence him in real life. But, following Abbas’s detention on Wednesday by police in Cairo, we now fear that decisions—and lack of transparency—made by Silicon Valley companies will… Read More »