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Oregon Senator Ron Wyden Reacts To FCC Vote

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 27, 2015

FRIDAY: The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to approve new rules governing internet service providers, something Sen. Wyden (D-OR) has championed.

New Report Says The U.S. Lagging Behind In Internet Speed And Cost

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 11, 2014

THURSDAY: A new policy paper from the Open Technology Institute says internet access in many U.S. cities is both costly and slow.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules On Obama Appointments, Abortion Protests And More

OPB | Broadcast: June 26, 2014

THURSDAY: We'll get analysis of some big Supreme Court rulings this week with our go-to court watcher, Lisa McElroy.

FCC Votes On Net Neutrality Rules

OPB | Broadcast: May 15, 2014

THURSDAY: The FCC's vote Thursday approved Chairman Tom Wheeler's controversial new internet rules for public comment.

DeFazio Speaks Out Against Proposed Free Trade Agreement

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 21, 2014

TUESDAY: U.S Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon is leading a contingent of environmentalists, labor groups, and internet freedom advocates in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Should Health Insurance Pay For Telemedicine Visits?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 19, 2013

THURSDAY: Northwest-based ZoomCare would like to change Oregon law to require insurance companies to reimburse for virtual visits to the doctor.

Speculating On The Future Of Radio

OPB | Broadcast: April 26, 2013

We'll talk with two media experts about where they think radio is headed. 

What's the Future of the U.S. Postal Service?

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 29, 2013

A journalist from Oregon is wondering if the U.S. Postal Service will survive — and what it will look like if it does.

Amber Case Talks About "Cyborg Anthropology"

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 3, 2013

Amber Case says that our relationship to technology is changing who we are — and that we need a new set of terms to understand it.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Cybersecurity Act

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2012

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to take up the Cybersecurity Act soon. What would it do exactly?

Tubes: Where is the Internet?

OPB | Broadcast: June 19, 2012

Andrew Blum's new book, Tubes, seeks to answer the question: Where is the internet?

Facebook's New Direction

OPB | Broadcast: June 5, 2012

We'll be talking about the "new" Facebook and its implications on our daily lives. 

Internet Privacy?

OPB | Broadcast: April 11, 2012

We'll find out more about the internet privacy questions raised by a rape trial in Bend.

Whatever Happened To. . . Google+

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 19, 2012

Whatever happened to Google+?


OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 1, 2011

Are you using Google+? What do you think of it?

Online Poker's Next Round

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2011

Is online poker legal? Place your bets...

Opting Out

OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2011

In the emerging online market for your personal information are we forced to participate or can we opt-out?

Technology and Child Pornography Laws

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2011

Should Oregon's 20th century child pornography laws change for the 21st century?

All About Memes

OPB | Broadcast: March 9, 2010

What culture are we sharing on the internet, and what does it say about us?