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    North Korea: A Neglected Human Rights Crisis

    North Korea has been making headlines for its threats of preemptive nuclear attacks on the United States. In addition to North Korea’s belligerent military actions, the international community cannot turn a blind eye to the regime’s appalling record of human rights violations and its economic stagnation resulting from three generations … More

    Google and the FTC: Searching (in Vain) for a Violation

    Sure, you’re smart enough to use the Internet. That’s how you found this post. But are you smart enough to be trusted with the power to select your own Internet search engine? Some—mostly competitors of Google—aren’t so sure. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided (after an almost two-year-long investigation) … More

    Wal-Mart Delivers a Lesson to Antitrust Prosecutors

    Wal-Mart made headlines last week for launching same-day delivery service in direct competition with Amazon.com. This new retail rivalry between the big boys—brick-and-mortar versus virtual—provides yet more evidence that no company, no matter its size, is immune from competition. That’s a lesson federal antitrust prosecutors ought to heed. The “Wal-Mart … More

    WATCH: Google+ Hangout on the Presidential Debate LIVE at 11 a.m. ET

    Join us at 11 a.m. ET for a Google+ Hangout where we will hear from state and national bloggers to get their perspective on last night’s debate. We will be joined by Heritage’s Brian Darling and Izzy Ortega, Neil McCabe from the Guns and Patriots blog, Melissa Clouthier who blogs … More

    Marissa Mayer & the Gender Gap That Wasn’t

    A woman won’t become the CEO of anything if she is overly focused on the so-called “gender gap” in her field. Marissa Mayer is the perfect example. Mayer, 37 and pregnant, was just named CEO of Yahoo! after spending 13 years at Google. She reportedly doesn’t prefer to focus on … More

    The Incredible Scale of the Internet

    Sometimes my friends and colleagues wonder why I fixate on cybersecurity and the Internet. I tell them all the time that it is the single most important and misunderstood problem in the world today, but often I don’t think they understand the scale of the problem. So it was fascinating … More

    Top 10 Reads: Sept. 30, 2011

    Catching you up on clips, commentary and news of the day. Sign up for the daily email update from Scribe. Leave Google Alone – Bob Barr, The Daily Caller Obama jobs plan: More bureacrats – The Washington Times Warren Buffett Does Not Endorse White House’s “Buffett Rule” –  Real Clear … More

    Top 10 Reads: Sept. 28, 2011

    Catching you up on clips, commentary and news of the day. Sign up for the daily email update from Scribe. Sorting out the Postal Service’s future – Rep. Darrell Issa, The Washington Times Minimum Wage – Another Example of Good Intentions Gone Wrong – James Sherk, FoxNews.com Pakistan must pay … More

    Top 10 Reads: Sept. 19, 2011

    Catching you up on clips, commentary and news of the day. Sign up for the daily email update from Scribe Obama to propose $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue – Jim Kuhnhenn, Associated Press Google Preparing for Senate Hearing – Diane Bartz, Reuters Obama’s Urgent Jobs Plan: Right Now, ‘Right … More

    Social Media Benefits Outweigh Risks for Congress

    Since the launch of Facebook in 2004, social media use has skyrocketed. Facebook has more than 750 million active users, and sites like Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn and Flickr are quickly following Facebook and growing into cultural phenomenons. It is hard to imagine a day without sending a few tweets or writing … More