Rob Fischer

Rob Fischer is on the editorial staff of The New Yorker. His articles have appeared in The American Prospect, GQ, and Vice.


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Hacktivists continue to carve out new modes of political action. Read more

Law and Justice



The death of an Internet freedom activist points to the future of popular resistance. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture


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Nearly 400 years after the first Thanksgiving, the Navajo and Hopi are fighting the coal industry for rights to their land. Read more

Energy and the Environment



As Wikipedia and Google protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), a rival bill offers a middle road to protecting copyrights. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

The head administrator of Ninja Video is sentenced to 22 months in prison. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

An aggressive federal enforcement effort targets online piracy—and threatens the open Internet. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture