Author Archives: Sara Yasin

CISPA: Who benefits from ‘dangerously vague’ bill?

Sara Yasin CISPA: Who benefits from ‘dangerously vague’ bill?

Freedom of expression and disabilities

Sara Yasin: Freedom of expression and disabilities

Open data activist Aaron Swartz dies at 26

Open data activist and developer Aaron Swartz was found dead Friday in his New York home. The 26-year-old activist, who tirelessly campaigned for net freedom, was facing federal charges for allegedly downloading 4.8 million academic articles from JSTOR on the MIT campus in 2011. Even though JSTOR decided not to bring charges against Swartz, federal prosecutors […]

Do film protests really mean a failed Arab Spring?

Sara Yasin: Do film protests really mean a failed Arab Spring?

Access and education crucial in the age of the smartphone

Sara Yasin: Access and education crucial in the age of the smartphone

Bridging the digital divide

Sara Yasin: Bridging the digital divide

Women and free speech

Sara Yasin: Women and free speech

Illiteracy and free expression

Sara Yasin: Illiteracy and free expression

The right to be offended

Sara Yasin: The right to be offended

I was a teenage troll

Sara Yasin: I was a teenage troll