Understanding Anthony Weiner and the Seductive Power of the Internet

Anthony Weiner with a megaphone. Perhaps he should have stuck to simpler technologies.

Yesterday at a news conference, Congressman Anthony Weiner admitted sending inappropriate photos of himself via the Internet. Specifically, he “confessed to sending a photo of himself in his underwear to a woman over Twitter, then lying about it.” He added that “the indiscretion was part of a pattern of sending inappropriate photos and messages to [Read More...]

Reading the Times: Facebook and Google with Egg On Their Faces

    Mark Zuckerberg

According to recent articles in the New York Times, Facebook and Google have egg-covered faces. Both digital giants, it seems, have been acting in ways that contradict their own pledges and policies. Facebook, Foe of Anonymity, is Forced to Explain a Secret According to Miguel Helft, Facebook, which prides itself on openness, has been engaged [Read More...]


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