There's good news and bad news for any cyber-tough-guys out there whose brand of bullying involves being a prick from behind the safety of a keyboard. The bad news: Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the much-anticipated "Cyberbullying Bill" into law this afternoon. The good news (for cyber-pricks, anyway ... More >>
Having gotten MySpace and Facebook to remove 3,533 members with a record of sexual predation in 2009, attorney general Andrew Cuomo has facilitated another sweep of other social networking sites and gotten 803 other registered sex offenders removed from their buddy lists. The newly-scrubbed sites ... More >>
myspace.com/ztbrooksZach Brooks, definitely not in midtown. Four years ago, Zach Brooks walked into Hing Won, a Chinese restaurant near his office in midtown, and noticed two lines. On his left, a bunch of white guys in business suits waited next to a steam table to order Americanized Chines ... More >>
Last week the President delivered a health care speech to a joint session of Congress. The most newsworthy part of the event, from the rightblogger perspective, was Representative Joe Wilson's cry of "You lie" during a section having to do with coverage of illegal immigrants. (Whether the still ... More >>
Friday's unexpected announcement by Sarah Palin that she would resign the Alaska governorship came as a surprise to everybody -- including the rightbloggers who have supported her most strongly since she came to national attention. Some assumed that she had abandoned the cause, but a healthy remn ... More >>
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I don't even know what Twitter is, but I say to hell with it! I'm just recovering from the organized movement of people begging me to drink the Kool-Aid and join Facebook, and now THIS has become the hot communal cult activity--a "social networking service" of "tweets" and "microblogging". As certai ... More >>
Pajamas Media, a consortium of mostly rightbloggers, was founded in 2005. Its "eventual goal," reported National Review at the time, was "to replace the established media sources with a network of what [co-founders Charles Johnson and Roger L. Simon] call 'citizen-journalists.'" They felt good about ... More >>
The 12 months of the internets sultriest sharers
'If they're waiting for the next Thriller to come along and save everything, they're really, really misguided. I hope they've figured it out by now.' This week in the hopelessly antiquated print version of the Voice, I chat with veteran Rolling Stone editor/reporter Steve Knopper, whose new book ... More >>
Don't tell me this blog doesn't start international trends with every poisoned syllable! Recently, I wrote about the fact that everyone is desperate for me to join Facebook, which I find a useless exercise in making more time-wasting "friends" who would walk over your corpse in a cyber minute if the ... More >>
Rupert Murdoch's pride and joy is trying to go legit; mayhem may ensue, and success may not
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday. ]KNOCKED UP: SLUTFISHING IN GLOUCESTER WITH THE RIGHTBLOGGERS Culture war ai ... More >>
[Editor's note: After penning the popular "The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere," Roy Edroso, an apparent glutton for punishment, has made dissecting those blogs into a weekly feature that appears here every Monday (except on holiday weeks). So far, Roy has ... More >>
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What happens when Murdoch buys the Web's networking portal
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A conference in the nation's capital helps indie artists assert control
New York senator hires big lawyer, saves domain name from squatter
Music subscription services may result in bargain binging
Could cyberspace be the novel's best friend? Litblogs take offand grow up.
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The RIAA runs its lawsuits as a volume business, and sometimes downloaders just gotta settle
The Matt Lauer of the blogoshphere quits his day job, relying on micropatrons to bring home bacon
Napster revives the freedom to explore, but will it dent Apple's now iconic market hegemony?
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Cheap and simple software choices for capturing webcasts on your iPod
Medicine, please: Microsoft's big fix just sent my computer to the infirmary
My sucky webcam croaked. Now I want a better onebut for under $100.
Your blog's greatnice dirt on Graydon Carter!but can it buy me a beer?
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CJR Shoots Off a Few Rounds on the Web
Music biz recovery means suing and firing more people
Why iTunes Won't Save the RIAA From Pirates, Downloads, Lost Product, and Ill Will
Anonymous Blog Cracks Window Into Hasidic Community
The threat of cyberwar looms large. Our best homeland defense may be surprisingly small
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When Cable Monopolies Rule the Web, Everyone Loses
The Pop Solution to Downloading
He's Sorta Like Robin Hood
Digital Kills the Radio Star