Deepfakes don't pose a novel threat, and they have many exciting applications that would be stymied by legal restrictions.
When online privacy faces off against portability
Josh Hawley Says Libertarians Who Defend Tech Are Enamored with Power. He Should Look in the Mirror.
The populist senator's campaign against social media addiction is unscientific and anti-freedom.
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The senator leading an anti-tech crusade in Congress is being willfully ignorant of all the ways technology has improved humanity in recent decades.
Many innovations' benefits aren't captured by the GDP.
One of the best ways to succeed long-term in capitalism is by treating customers well rather than ripping them off. That's something you won't hear Democrats or Republicans admit these days.
It’s the ‘90s all over again, and the White House is in no mood to humor tech companies right now.
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Being a big company is not a crime. What problem are we trying to fix?
Government-mandated privacy regulations will allow the most powerful companies to game it to their advantage.
Censorship continues to be about empowering those in charge.
Nobody in the media should be supporting an elected official trying to control what speech online platforms allow.
The Massachusetts Democrat is running for president, but sometimes it seems like she's running for America's super-CEO.
Gun buyers, gay lovers, cannabis customers, and Yelp users are just a few of the groups that benefit from this federal law.
Attempts to control how artificial intelligence develops and is used could backfire.
The tech giant actually stands to gain by legally hamstringing competition with tough regulations.
Australians who want to protect their data from surveillance now need to turn to extra-legal means.
It's been dubbed "NYC's Anti-Airdrop Dick Pic Law," but the bill is much broader than that.
Killing Section 230 would only lead web platforms to ban even more speech.
As Facebook's supposed ideological allies unfriend the social media giant, the tech industry is learning that there are no permanent allegiances in politics.
Just because you cannot comply doesn't mean the law cannot exist.
The EU's GDPR should serve as a cautionary tale for Americans eager to reign in tech titans
By declining to take up the case Illinois Transportation Trade Association v. Chicago, the Supreme Court allows customers of Uber, Lyft, and similar e-hailing services to breathe easier.
Let's focus on overturning existing government policies that undermine security.
Yelp Refuses to Remove Reviews Ruled Defamatory—With Good Reason. Will California Supreme Court Agree?
The precedent-setting case could have major implications for all sorts of online publishers.
"Science, the pride of modernity, our one source of objective knowledge, is in deep trouble."
Policy guide is essentially a call for lobbying to influence regulations and spending.
Study uses technological advancement to call for expansion of the state.
Sen. Wyden threatens a filibuster to block it.
Make no mistake: the War on Crypto is not primarily about "terrorism" or "fighting crime" or "public safety" at all.
When does the taco copter arrive?
A school computer science program developer explains the pros and cons.
How regulators in league with crony capitalists stymie technological advancement.
The question for cybersecurity-minded lawmakers should not be how to control the zero-day market but how to encourage more "white hat" trades and fewer destructive ones.