Plus: Purity politics, the end of the "millennial consumer subsidy," an unhappy outcome for folks seeking to free Happy the elephant, and more...
Consumers lose out when compliance costs prevent services from ever entering the market.
Plus: CBD could prevent COVID-19, gun owner privacy is at risk in California, and more...
Amazon promotes products that mimic its competition? Welcome to more than a century of American retail practices.
Donald Trump legalized energy-hungry short-cycle dishwashers. The current administration is undoing that progress.
Amazon's customers are apparently unable to judge the veracity of COVID-related information for themselves.
Los Angeles County is largely vaccinated. This is a punitive, authoritarian performance.
An attempt to reduce idle electricity consumption actually incentivizes selling more powerful equipment.
Plus: Supreme Court to rule on Catholic foster agencies, tech associations sue over social media law in Florida, and more…
Plus: DOJ ditches bid to unmask Devin Nunes parody account, a fight for food truck freedom in Florida, and more...
Knowledge is probably not more dangerous than alcohol, but why risk it?
Enforcement is supposed to be about protecting "consumer welfare." Overturning that goal would be bad for all of us.
The costly fight over a “right to repair” proposal has led to a lot of cybersecurity fearmongering.
We may find that we like making our own decisions.
This new system won't benefit consumers, it'll just cause prices to increase and allow purchasing activity to be tracked by the government.
Plus: More on the 1619 Project, a chart shows how crazy U.S. military spending is, and more...
Thanks to the trade war, Americans are already importing fewer laptops, speakers, and other electronic items—and paying a higher price for the items they do buy. A bigger hit is coming.
What's Really in Your Fish Oil? Labdoor Uses a Market-Based Approach to Taming the Supplement Industry.
Founder Neil Thanedar aims to bring accountability to the $36 billion unregulated market without quashing its dynamism.
Plus: Kavanaugh vote slated for Friday, Houston bans sex with dolls, and Supreme Court considers trucker pay.
Walmart warns the Trump administration it may be forced to raise prices in response to tariffs.
Don't blame progressive city leaders for this increase.
From DIY guns to designer drugs, classic-car parts, and human livers, 3D printing promises a dynamic and uncontrollable world.
I'd suggest granting "Gold Bouncy Star" ratings for houses secured with particularly long, particularly strong spikes.
There's no reason for alarm (yet) over a Facebook data "breach" that benefited a firm with ties to Trump's campaign.
Responses to top-down federal dictates are hard to predict.
The day everybody got angry at the equivalent of an upgraded hotel mini-bar
Please don't eat your toys.
Banks Flagging Frequent Pharmacy Trips, Bulk DVD Rentals, and Other Ordinary Activity to Turn Over Tips to Government Snoops
All sorts of normal behavior are now triggering financial surveillance as banks try to comply with confused government policies on human trafficking.
Vault 7 serves as another reminder of the inherent folly in building government-mandated backdoors into secure systems.
A new bill not surprisingly has several Wisconsin lawmakers' support.
A perplexingly stupid op-ed against self-driving cars in The New York Times
"The Obama administration initiated Operation Choke Point to punish law-abiding small businesses that don't align with the president's political leanings," says Cruz.
Are you among the timorous or will you embrace the hands-free future?
Free market groups support Federal SPEAK FREE Act opposing "strategic lawsuits against public participation"