Technology

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.

Updating Telephone Technology for the Deaf Community

The FCC proposes updates to its requirement that companies support particular telephone technology for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The FCC Takes Steps Toward Unlocking the Set-Top Box

Policy researcher argues that the FCC’s newest proposal for set-top boxes is set up to fail.

First-ever Incentive Auction Finally Begins

FCC launches complex process to reallocate airwaves for broadcasters and wireless companies.