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Robot Regulators Could Eliminate Human Error

Robot Regulators Could Eliminate Human Error

Scholar examines what a world of regulation by robot might look like—an innovation that could be just around the corner.

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Apple-FBI dispute highlights the value of improving law enforcement’s technical capacity.

Smarter Regulation for the “Optimizing Economy”

Smarter Regulation for the “Optimizing Economy”

An economy increasingly based on algorithms will need a more sophisticated government, too.

Regulating Unicorns

Regulating Unicorns

Legal scholar argues that the largest private startups should be required to disclose more information.

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

FCC to Consider Unlocking the Cable Box

Chairman Wheeler seeks to promote competition in the video services market by unlocking the set-top box.

Regulating Self-Driving Cars

Regulating Self-Driving Cars

As the technology for automated cars develops, California regulators consider how best to approach this new challenge.

FCC Takes Aim at Robocalls

FCC Takes Aim at Robocalls

Agency announces release of consumer data in latest effort to combat auto-dialed telemarketing calls.

Bringing Administrative Hearings to the People

Bringing Administrative Hearings to the People

Administrative Conference report recommends best practices for video conferencing by federal agencies.

Can 911 Find You?

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

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.

Internet Companies’ Speech Does Not Deserve Special Treatment

Internet Companies’ Speech Does Not Deserve Special Treatment

It is inconsistent to support Wikipedia’s blackout while protesting the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.