John Paczkowski

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FTC Adds Privacy Expert to Help Shape Public Policy

The Federal Trade Commission will soon have a new adviser to shape its thinking on Internet and mobile market issues. Paul Ohm, a University of Colorado law professor and former federal computer-crimes prosecutor, will join the agency in late August, taking over for Columbia University professor Tim Wu. At the FTC, Ohm, who has been at the forefront of a lot of debates about how best to apply Fourth Amendment privacy rights in the 21st century, will advise commissioners and staff on policy and enforcement cases.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work