Technology

Deciding Whether Software Will Eat the Bureaucracy

Agencies, policymakers, and the courts can all address the risks associated with cyberdelegation.

Preparing for Cyberdelegation and Its Risks

Automation in the administrative state could upset the relationship between people and their government.

The Surprising Use of Automation by Regulatory Agencies

Agencies’ uses of sophisticated information technologies highlight the possibilities of administrative automation.

Machines as Bureaucrats

New digital technologies promise improvements in government services but raise questions, too.

Artificial Intelligence and the Administrative State

No rubric exists to decide how to navigate the use of automation in the administrative state, but society can make informed choices.

Adapting Regulation for the FinTech World

A federal consumer watchdog quietly solved a big problem.

Defining the Role of the Chief Information Security Officer

Agencies’ challenges with managing cybersecurity may prove instructive as New York unveils new cyber rule.

The Encryption Wars

Federal and state legislatures explore ways to address encryption disputes.

New York State Moves Towards Cyber Attack Regulations

The New York State Department of Financial Services proposes cybersecurity regulations for financial institutions.

3D Printers Bring Regulation into the Living Room

Scholars contemplate the health and safety risks of home manufacturing.

Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Senate bill would give Energy Department power to deal with cyberattacks on the nation’s power grid.

The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.