Internet

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    JLF Joins Coalition Arguing For Internet Freedom

    On April 17, The John Locke Foundation joined a coalition of nine nonprofit research organizations seeking to respond with free-market principles to an FCC bureau‘s call for comments on the case Mozilla Corp. v FCC. Specifically, the coalition letter comments on how the repeal of Title II impacted investment and…
    Brenee Goforth, April 21, 2020
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    What is the lame duck Congress up to?

    The US Senate and US House went into recess in late September and are now returning to Washington today to resume unfinished business during the lame duck period.  The House is scheduled to take up many bills, including the Government Reports Elimination Act (HR 4194) that would eliminate 48…
    Sarah Curry, November 12, 2014
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    The Google effect: Internet as a personal memory bank

    In “Google Effects on Memory: Cognitive Consequences of Having Information at Our Fingertips,” Betsy Sparrow, Jenny Liu, and Daniel M. Wegner examine the relationship between personal memory and the use of the Internet to access information instantly.  They hypothesize that the Internet encourages individuals to “store” information outside themselves,…
    Terry Stoops, July 28, 2011