White House Wants Regulators to Keep Hands Off Tech Industry

National security and economic growth depend on a free and open internet, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said.

How the Government Could Fix Facebook

After years of allowing the world’s largest social network to police itself, Congress and federal regulators are discussing some promising reforms.

Mark Zuckerberg Floated a “Supreme Court” for Facebook. What Does That Mean?

In many ways, Facebook is more like a government than a company, Zuckerberg claims.

It’s Time to Regulate the Internet

Mark Zuckerberg might believe the world is better without privacy. He’s wrong.

FEC Gets the Ball Rolling on Online Political Ads Rules

If passed, the rules would require websites to disclose who paid for online political ads urging viewers to vote for or against a specific candidate.

The SEC Is Stepping Up Its Rhetoric Over Cryptocurrency Regulation in Senate Testimony

Cryptocurrency exchanges are currently regulated as money-transmission services.

GAO Will Probe ‘Fake Comments’ to Regulatory Agencies

Democrats on House commerce panel want Justice Department involvement too.

Dear State and Local Gov: FCC Chair Ajit Pai Is Just Not That Into You

Pai even blew up an intergovernmental advisory committee after members asked to talk to him about its future.

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

FTC 'Do Not Call' Numbers Get 375,000 Robocalls Every Month

New tech is making it easier for telemarketers to make calls and hide from law enforcement.

Net Neutrality Was Never Enough

The internet is as much the enemy as it is the hero of contemporary life.

Russia, North Korea Eye Bitcoin for Money Laundering, Putting It on a Crash Course with Regulators

Thieves and sanctioned countries are targeting the digital currency’s exchanges, setting up a fight between governments and cryptocurrency powerhouses.

Agencies Could Struggle to Remove Bias From Algorithms

It’s a regulatory challenge to ensure that artificially intelligent systems aren’t making decisions based on biased information.

FCC Kills Net Neutrality Rules, Hands Internet Back to FTC

After the vote, the power to police internet service providers shifts back the Federal Trade Commission.

Congress Resets Shutdown Clock

Lawmakers get rebuffed trying to delay the coming net neutrality vote and start asking questions about kids using Facebook’s messaging app.