Technology

Simplicity Trumps Logical Coherence

The Supreme Court upholds its concededly “incorrect” ban on post-expiration patent royalties.

Open Internet Regulation Faces Challenges

Legislative and judicial challenges seek to block the FCC’s new rules on net neutrality.

Can 911 Find You?

FCC issues final rule increasing 911 operators’ ability to locate wireless 911 callers.

Cybersecurity and the Risks of Law Enforcement Back Doors

Rather than making us safer, so-called security back doors will increase the vulnerability of digital systems.

Technology Companies or Taxi Services in Disguise?

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft pose challenges for local regulators.

Can Copyright Law Protect Revenge Porn Victims?

Copyright protection may provide a possible tool in the fight against revenge porn.

Broadband Competition is the Internet’s “North Star”

FCC Chair emphasizes need for increased consumer choice in the years to come.

GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

Government audit examines six federal agencies’ oversight of IT contractors.

Should the FCC Regulate Internet Interconnection?

Regulation is not the answer to interconnection concerns.

A Regulatory Vacuum in the Growing Space Launch Market

Congress limits administrative safety regulation while offering financial safety net.

Workplace Injury Reports to Go Online

OSHA proposes requirement for employers to submit injury and illness reports electronically.

FCC Rules on Robocalls Go Into Effect

New regulations to protect consumers from telemarketers’ automatic calls.