Laura Sydell Laura Sydell is the Digital Culture Correspondent for the NPR's All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition and NPR.org.
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What Happens When The Price Of Free Goes Up? YouTube Is About To Find Out

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Democratic presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig speaks at WIRED BizCon in New York City in 2014. Thos Robinson/Getty Images hide caption

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'Fanciful'? Meet Lawrence Lessig, The Candidate With A Single Issue

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Heath Miller of the Pittsburgh Steelers catches the ball on the 1-yard line against defender Brandon Flowers of the San Diego Chargers during Monday's game in San Diego. Donald Miralle/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter's Suspension Of Sports Media Revives Debate Over Fair Use

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At A Time Of Turmoil, Twitter Aims To Keep Pace With Silicon Valley

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Hey Siri, What Did You Say? Why Computers Still Mispronounce Names

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Federal Judge Rules 'Happy Birthday' Is In The Public Domain

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A person plays Candy Crush Saga on his tablet in Lille, northern France. This year, mobile games revenues are expected to fly past console games and hit more than $30 billion worldwide. Philippe Hugen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Apple TV, App Makers Try To Move Casual Gamers To Bigger Screen

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In Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, director Alex Gibney turns a critical lens on the Apple co-founder and his products. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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A federal judge in California has allowed some Uber drivers to proceed with a class-action suit against the company. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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How A Suit Against Uber Could Redefine The Sharing Economy

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Jack Douglass says he lost thousands of dollars when his YouTube video was uploaded to Facebook. YouTube hide caption

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Online Stars Feel Cheated As YouTube, Facebook Battle Over Videos

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Farmer Dave Alford can't fix his own tractors like this one because it's run by software with proprietary digital locks. Laura Sydell/NPR hide caption

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DIY Tractor Repair Runs Afoul Of Copyright Law

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After Wireless Outage, Some Wonder If Old Phone Networks At Fault

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Customers try out cellphones and tablets in a store in Tehran, in 2012. Financial sanctions make it difficult for U.S. firms to do business in Iran, analysts say. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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Politics Overshadows U.S. Tech Firms' Hopes For Entering Iran

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