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  • Europe's highest court strikes a blow not for privacy but for censoring history

     Europe's highest court strikes a blow not for privacy but for censoring history
    Judges on Europe's highest court may have thought they were striking a blow for individual privacy when they ruled Tuesday that search engines could be ordered to stop linking to sensitive or older information about people online, even if it had been...
  • What Is 'Net Neutrality'? A Primer Before Thursday's Big Vote

    If you are mystified as to why artists like Eddie Vedder and an array of TV showrunners are suddenly all worked up about Internet freedom, the answer lies in the term "net neutrality." They are words you are liable to hear over and over again as the...
  • FCC Moves Forward With Net Neutrality Proposals

    FCC commissioners formally launched a process to establish rules of the road for the Internet, sending a proposal out for comment that already has triggered grassroots protest in fears that it will permit big media to gain advantage via faster delivery of...
  • Vintage advertising sends a powerful message of nostalgia

    Q: I'm intrigued by your column, where I've learned that items around the house may be more valuable than we thought. This box has been in the family for over 60 years. Any info? A: The reader adds that his wooden box is 13 in. long x 6 in. wide and 3....
  • FCC Approves Plan to Auction Off Broadcast Airwaves for Wireless Use

    As protests swirled over FCC proposals to establish rules of the road for the Internet, the commission on Thursday approved a plan that also promises to have a huge impact on the media landscape: the auctioning of broadcast airwaves for wireless use. The...
  • Markings tell the most important story when dating pottery

    What can you tell us about this platter? The family story is that it was found hidden in the wall of a Baltimore hotel that was under demolition, and that it was put there to save it during the Civil War. My grandfather got it between 1920-1935. A: I...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Nancy Sinatra to Arctic Monkeys

    Setting Times stories to music: From Nancy Sinatra to Arctic Monkeys
    Sometimes I think of the Great Reads as a kind of camera: zooming in for a lingering close-up of a person or a place, panning away to capture the surrounding scene. I love it when the stories reveal through showing, not telling. A photographer named...
  • Celeb-studded May 17 garage sale to fund ovarian cancer research

    Celeb-studded May 17 garage sale to fund ovarian cancer research
    Rachel Zoe and Molly Sims (and their spouses) will be hosting the Super Saturday L.A. fundraiser at Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hangar on Saturday, marking the first-ever West Coast installment of the long-running designer-charity-shopping-meets-high-...
  • Reliever Brad Brach says he's 'more comfortable' in second stint with Orioles

    KANSAS CITY, MO — Although he had been in the majors for parts of the past three seasons with the San Diego Padres, right-handed reliever Brad Brach admits he may have been a little jittery when he made his Orioles debut May 3. He allowed three...
  • George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction

    George Harrison guitar from Illinois fetches $657,000 at auction
    A downstate Illinois man who was with the late Beatle George Harrison in 1963 when the music great bought an electric guitar at an Illinois music store was shocked to find out that the instrument fetched $657,000 at auction Saturday. "$657,000? Oh boy,...
  • Dylan Bundy could hit 'another level' Tuesday, Buck Showalter says

    Dylan Bundy could hit 'another level' Tuesday, Buck Showalter says
    Despite top pitching prospect Dylan Bundy being scheduled for just one inning Tuesday in extended spring training, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he'd "be surprised if you don't see another level gone to by him in that game. Just because the juices...