On the volunteer “Wikipedians” who devote their free time to editing Wikipedia.
On being stalked in the age of the Internet.
An internet pioneer loses hope in the promise of web culture.
On an affliction for the digital age, “Munchausen by internet.”
John Dirr’s son Eli didn’t really have cancer. In fact, neither Eli nor John Dirr ever existed.
A decade-long Internet hoax unravels.
Inside the ultra-Orthodox Jewish rally at Citi Field to discuss the dangers of the internet:
A man in a black fur hat asked him what, exactly, was an app, and he explained it to him. The man grimaced and walked away.
How the Justice Department killed a $2.5 billion industry.
On the ever-expanding world of targeted online advertising.
An early take on the dark side of cyberspace:
Like many newcomers to the "net"--which is what people call the global web that connects more than thirty thousand on-line networks--I had assumed, without really articulating the thought, that while talking to other people through my computer I was going to be sheltered by the same customs and laws that shelter me when I'm talking on the telephone or listening to the radio or watching TV. Now, for the first time, I understood the novelty and power of the technology I was dealing with.