Technology

Correcting a Persistent Myth About the Law that Created the Internet

Scholar argues that section 230 of the Communications Decency Act applies to internet platforms regardless of their “neutrality.”

Curbing Ticket Bots

GAO describes potential solutions to limit the use of automated software in the ticket marketplace.

Responding to Human Germline Editing

Recent allegations over a controversial scientist highlight challenges for regulating medical genetics.

Strengthening Accountability for Aviation Safety

Requiring airplane manufacturing CEOs to certify airplane safety could prevent tragedies.

Why Less Suicide Prediction on Social Media Is More

Facebook does not have a viable system to predict suicide in users.

You Need to See It to Believe It

Scholars argue that the use of visual media in federal rulemaking promotes democratic values.

The Warren Campaign’s Antitrust Proposals

Senator Warren’s proposals seek to protect older technologies at the expense of consumers and workers.

Deep Fake News

Scholars argue that video and audio fabrications could threaten modern government but lack satisfactory regulatory solutions.

The Grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX

FAA joins aviation regulators worldwide in grounding planes following two fatal crashes.

High-Speed Rail Gets On Track

A final rule published by the Federal Railroad Administration sets new standards for high-speed trains.

Regulations Coming Soon for Lab-Grown Meat

FDA and USDA’s plan to jointly regulate lab-made meat raises new questions for the future of food regulation.

Are Online Agreements Readable?

Regulators may need to protect consumers from unreadable online contracts and privacy policies.