The anonymous Web surfing system Tor is run by volunteers — and sometimes they get caught between the police and criminal suspects. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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When A Dark Web Volunteer Gets Raided By The Police

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The Federal Communications Commission voted to propose its first Internet privacy rules and to expand a phone subsidy program to cover Internet access. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler has proposed what could become the first privacy regulations for Internet service providers. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Chair: Proposal Would Let Consumers Determine Value Of Internet Privacy

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Ray Tomlinson celebrates after receiving the 2009 Prince of Asturias Award Laureate for the Technical and Scientific Research from Spain's Prince Felipe. Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook board member Marc Andreessen, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who uses Twitter prolifically, has apologized for tweets suggesting he supported colonialism. Kimberly White/Getty hide caption

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Colonialism Comment Puts Facebook Under Scrutiny

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About one-quarter of lower-income families with school-age children say a mobile device is their only way to access the Internet at home, according to a new study. iStockphoto hide caption

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How Limited Internet Access Can Subtract From Kids' Education

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Mobile Internet "hot spot" devices are now the most popular item at the Spring Hill Library in Tennessee. Courtesy of the Spring Hill Library hide caption

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For Internet To Go, Check The Library

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China's Cyberspace Administration minister Lu Wei (second from right) and other officials attend the opening ceremony of the Light of the Internet Expo on Tuesday as part of the Second World Internet Conference, which starts Wednesday. Lu has said that controlling the Internet is about as easy as "nailing Jell-O to the wall." Xu Yu/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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China's Internet Forum May Provide A Peek At Its Cyber-Ambitions

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The Internet has made it easier for older women to find romance, but it also has made them vulnerable to online scammers. 96 Studio/Getty Images hide caption

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Older Women And The Pitfalls Of Looking For Love By Logging On

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California's new digital privacy law essentially requires a warrant before any business turns over any of its clients' metadata or digital communications to the government. Hailshadow/iStockphoto hide caption

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People huddle in front of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, trying to get on the Internet. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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Internet Access Expands In Cuba — For Those Who Can Afford It

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Miami swimwear entrepreneur Mel Valenzuela (right) explains online strategies to Cuban business owners Victor Rodriguez (middle) and Caridad Limonta (left) in Wynwood this month. Miami boutique owner Monica Minagorri (rear) watches. Tim Padgett/WLRN hide caption

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Genevieve Bell, an anthropologist and vice president at Intel Corp., with teammate David Weinberger, senior researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Samuel LaHoz/Intelligence Squared U.S. hide caption

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