Launching Rogue Satellites Into Space Was a ‘Mistake’

Sara Spangelo says she isn’t rebellious by nature. So why did she defy federal regulators?

Should Startups Ask For Permission or Beg For Forgiveness?

Hundreds of innovative businesses operate in legal grey areas.

The Age of 3D-Printed Guns in America Is Here

The guns are untraceable, and require no background check to make or own.

States to Feds: Enough With the Red Tape Already

Although companies and public sector organizations bemoan the time spent complying with federal rules, there are opportunities to improve the process, officials said.

Europe’s Smack to Google May Only Be the Beginning

The European Commission’s record-breaking fines for Google foreshadow a larger regulatory invasion of the U.S. technology industry.

How Regulators Are Dealing with Antitrust Laws and Data Privacy

When people turn over data to "pay" for Facebook's services, are they getting a good deal?

Microsoft Wants Congress to Regulate Facial Recognition

One of these metrics for regulation could be ensuring the technology works similarly for all

5G Compromise Bill Still a Hit to Local Government

Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.

Why Can’t Europe Create Tech Giants Like the U.S. and China?

Europe churns out plenty of top-of-class mathematicians, computer scientists, and software developers.

Can American Technology Firms and Lawmakers Learn from Europe’s GDPR?

The European Union's privacy law is a very well-crafted law that simply mandates good data handling best practices.

FTC Suggests Considering Security Disclosure Rules for Connected-Device Makers

If the Consumer Product Safety Commission required IoT makers to outline their security protections, the Federal Trade Commission could go after false claims.

DOD Must Comply with DHS Cybersecurity Directives Under Senate Bill

Homeland Security has issued numerous binding cybersecurity directives recently, including banning Kaspersky anti-virus and mandating email security.

Scott Pruitt’s New Rule Could Completely Transform the EPA

It would not only undermine 30 years of clean-air regulations, but radically restrict what science the agency is allowed to use.

Government Leads Major Industries In Email Security

Government email security has surged since an October mandate from the Homeland Security Department.

Facebook Attempts to Limit Reach of EU Privacy Law

About 1.5 billion Facebook users around the world could see some changes to their terms of service.