In looking at news coverage of the Sony story, I saw a piece by Bill Thompson, a technology analyst for BBC. His insight into issues seems to be consistently good. I was particularly impressed by this piece on eBay and tax, where he makes the seemingly obvious but often ignored point:
The internet is not a separate space, but part of the real world. Politicians have to get to grips with this
He has a blog, but the good stuff seems to be copies of his BBC articles.