New privacy legislation could be a reality in the current political climate

With Big Tech in the crosshairs of both parties, it's possible something could get done.

Bipartisan group of senators call for ban on law enforcement buying user location data

A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation Thursday to ban the government from warrantless purchases of…

Supreme Court shuts down anti-robocall lawsuit against Facebook

The Supreme Court on Thursday shut down a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, alleging that the social…

Children’s group accuses Google of violating privacy laws with ‘teacher approved’ apps

Children's advocacy groups are pressuring federal regulators to investigate whether Google recommends children's apps meant to…

Supreme Court rejects Facebook appeal in secret user tracking lawsuit

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Facebook to intervene in a $15 billion…

Maine’s a la carte cable law faces swift legal setbacks after being first of its kind in US

Experts say the law was poorly written and, even if fixed, would only prove costly to…

Red-state bills to stop online censorship could backfire, conservative lawyers warn

Republican legislation meant to stop censorship on social media platforms could backfire and result in less…

Virginia’s new data privacy law shows why consumers need federal legislation

When Gov. Ralph Northam signed the Consumer Data Protection Act into law on Tuesday, Virginia joined…

SolarWinds hack has lawmakers pushing for national breach notification law

One bill requires disclosure but would allow the reporting company to remain anonymous.

Maryland overrides Larry Hogan veto and passes tax aimed at Big Tech ad revenue

The plan faces challenges that may run afoul of federal law.

The Facebook Oversight Board issues first rulings since its 2018 creation

The board will also take up Trump's indefinite suspension from Facebook and Instagram.

The repeal of Section 230 has broad ramifications beyond Big Tech

Smaller online businesses also rely on the protections it offers.

How taking Parler down could actually help save the internet

More than a few people noticed when, at midnight Pacific time Monday, Amazon Web Services suspended…

Trump signs law that makes hacking election systems a federal crime

Experts agree on the necessity of nationalizing the consequences of election hacking.

The future of space travel could include tourism and relocation

SpaceX and other private companies have reduced the cost of going to space.

Twitter-New York Post brouhaha stirs Capitol Hill push to end Big Tech liability carveout

A provision in federal law enacted early in the internet era has drawn bipartisan calls to…

Ridesharing innovation is in trouble if well-intended Sami’s Law passes

A proposed law that is sailing through Congress with little media attention and seemingly no opposition…

Ridesharing innovation is in trouble if well-intended Sami’s Law passes

A proposed law that is sailing through Congress with little media attention and seemingly no opposition…

Ridesharing innovation is in trouble if well-intended Sami’s Law passes

A proposed law that is sailing through Congress with little media attention and seemingly no opposition…