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  1. extremely online
    U.S. Government Says TikTok Can Stay … for NowThe Commerce Department has delayed the TikTok ban “pending further legal developments.”
  2. covid diary
    Sex Workers and Amateurs Try Quarantine Camming“It’s really hard to get the shot of my ass.”
  3. vision 2020
    Please Don’t Fall for Mike Bloomberg’s Twitter PostsThey’re a dirty trick.
  4. vision 2020
    How Low Will Democrats Go? Probably Not Low Enough.In a world of fake news and dank memes, this means they’re no longer very good at the internet.
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    The Characters Who Dominated the Internet in 2019The VSCO Girl, the Area 51 Raider, the Wife Guy, the Too-Online Boomer, and more.
  6. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  7. the future issue
    In 2029, the Internet Will Make Us Act Like Medieval PeasantsWhat if we aren’t being accelerated into a cyberpunk future so much as thrown into some fantastical premodern past?
  8. just asking questions
    Danielle Citron on Deepfakes and the Katie Hill ScandalThe recent Genius Grant winner has been studying online harassment for years, well before it became mainstream news.
  9. series of tubes
    The Democrats Are Trying to Bring Back a Free, Open InternetThe Democrats have introduced a bill that would restore the FCC’s 2015 net neutrality order.
  10. niche drama
    This Female Twitter Comic Was Actually a Man Pretending to Be His Own WifeAn intoxicatingly inane Twitter scandal, explained.
  11. internet
    Russia Will Cut Itself Off From the Rest of the Internet (Temporarily)Russia is examining new regulations that will ensure the internet can still operate if other countries decide to penalize it.
  12. memes
    See the Meme That’s the Culmination of 5,000 Years of Human CivilizationThe ad one can never escape .
  13. life in pixels
    How Much of the Internet Is Fake?Turns out, a lot of it, actually.
  14. global tech
    This Article Is Brought to You Through Sea and MudThe internet lives in big rooms full of giant cables. Two towns, 10,000 miles apart, carry the web through the ocean.
  15. 2038
    In 20 Years, the Internet Will Have Swallowed You, So Nothing Will Be PrivateOn this week’s episode of 2038, the author of What Is Code? talks about the true (maybe terrifying) meaning of the “internet of things.”
  16. social media
    The Thing I Most Crave on Social Media Is an EndingOnline, these days, the feeling of coming to the end of a feed is so rare, so elusive, that encountering it anywhere is immensely satisfying.
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    How New FCC Rollbacks Could Cut Off Rural Americans From the InternetNearly 24 percent of all rural Americans reported major barriers to high-speed internet access.
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    Facebook Is Running Out of HumansFacebook stock fell 24 percent overnight not because of political scandal but because there just aren’t enough people for it to grow.
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    The E.U.’s New Privacy Laws Might Actually Create a Better InternetData regulation could do more than protect your personal information — it might result in a new, happier internet.
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    I Don’t Know How to Waste Time on the Internet AnymoreThe other day, I found myself looking at a blank address bar in a new tab of my web browser. I wanted to waste time, but … I didn’t know how.
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    Jaron Lanier Q&A: ‘We Won, and We Turned Into Assholes’Tech pioneer Jaron Lanier discusses the sinking feeling you get when you’re quoted by Mark Zuckerberg, and everything else bad about the internet.
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    The Untold Story of Jaime Levy, Punk-Rock Cyber-Publishing PioneerHow a punk-rock kid from L.A. created some of the coolest publications of the 1990s.
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    Q&A With Ellen Pao on Reddit, Facebook, and the Future of the InternetEllen Pao, former Reddit CEO, discusses Reddit’s focus on growth, Facebook’s homogeneity, and whether anything can be changed.
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    An Apology for the Internet — From the Architects Who Built ItEven those who designed our digital world are aghast at what they created. A breakdown of what went wrong.
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    Remembering the Man Responsible for the Modern InternetHow Robert Taylor, who passed away Thursday at the age of 85, essentially created the internet as we know it.
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    Maybe the Internet Isn’t a Fantastic Tool for Democracy After AllFake news is the easiest of the problems to fix.
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    8 (Completely Plausible) Alternate Histories of the InternetThe internet as you know it does not exist.
  28. A Mattress Company Launched a Service to Talk to You in the Middle of the NightHey, it’s better than texting your ex.
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    The Internet Trends Toward CrapOnce you turn control over to users, they’ll find a way to misuse it.
  30. Ted Cruz Is a Menace Out to Ruin the InternetCruz’s political grandstanding could have drastic consequences.
  31. Mane and Tail
    Relax, Internet, the Government Isn’t Killing Any HorsesAlthough an advisory board recommended it.
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    FCC Proposes Internet Subsidy for Low-Income HouseholdsThe internet is now a necessity, not a luxury.
  33. What Does the Internet Do to Our Memories? It’s easy to think the web’s destroying our memories, but the truth might be the opposite.
  34. The Vine Heard Round the WorldThe video service isn’t your first stop for news, but it might be soon.
  35. Accused Terrorist Says He Was Just ‘Chasing Women on the Internet’Federal prosecutors, on the other hand, believe he took part in a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb England, Denmark, and New York City.
  36. FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules, and Broadband Companies Are MiffedVerizon protests with Morse code and typewriters. 
  37. Kim Dotcom Is Very, Very BrokeAll those legal fees really drain you.
  38. wikipedia
    Kremlin-Run Wikipedia to Tell Truth About How Great Russia IsThe real thing is “untrustworthy.”
  39. internet
    Here’s an 11-Minute Compilation of VinesWatch it?
  40. cyberwarfare
    U.S. Now Fighting Al Qaeda for Hearts and Minds of Internet UsersTerrorists stand no chance against our charming memes.
  41. India Court Orders 21 Websites to Remove ‘Objectionable Content’Sites include Google, Yahoo, and Facebook.
  42. blog-stained wretches
    Yahoo Kills Four Culture BlogsBummer.
  43. internet
    Addiction Ruined This Man’s LifeHe lost friends, two jobs, and his marriage.
  44. internet
    Crime Scene Pics Turn Up on 4ChanAn officer under investigation says it wasn’t her.
  45. technology
    Google Boss Prefers Not to E-mailHe’s all about saving time now.
  46. internet
    Google Doesn’t Really Know What a Barrel Roll IsCool trick, bro.
  47. internet
    4Chan-Based ‘Bronies’ Continue Their Media TakeoverTeenage dudes who love ‘My Little Pony’ for real! Sort of.
  48. a series of tubes
    Google Might Enter Cable TV BusinessMaybe it was inevitable.
  49. freedom
    Webcam Will Offer a More Intimate Lady Liberty ViewThe Statue of Liberty’s panoramic views, 24/7.
  50. technology
    Adults Are Teaching Kids How to Use Facebook During a BreakupKids learn Facebook dos and don’ts, but maybe adults should learn them, too.
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