It’s time to begin paying attention to the tech policies formulated in the U.S right now., starting with the 5 very important policy issues we’ve listed below:
Don’t worry. That’s just the neighborhood drone spying on you through your window.
The Obama administration is rumored to announce Tom Wheeler as its pick for the next head of the Federal Communications Commission this week, according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
Bad cyber security legislation CISPA is likely to fail if it goes to a vote on the Senate floor, according to comments made by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.), chairman of the committee on commerce, science and transportation, today.
Guest Post The inauguration of the “Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents” is a great opportunity to take another look at the U.S. patent system, and how it fares with startups and software companies.
Hey, guess what? Your Facebook feed will soon be filled with movie and TV show activity from Netflix’s 25 million U.S. subscribers.
Netflix will let subscribers in the United States connect their profiles to Facebook as soon as President Obama signs a popular bill into law, the company confirmed today.
When it comes to Reddit users, its much better to work with them than against them. And at least one U.S. representative has decided to get proactive.
Guest Post A 63-year old Vietnam veteran who was rendered completely disabled during service to his country was able to travel again because of a custom-made mobile-assistive device. But in October 2009, as he traveled from Miami to San Juan, Puerto Rico, the 450-pound device was damaged in the cargo hold of the plane. As a result, the vet was bedridden for more than nine months. The airline accepted responsibility for the damage but offered a tiny settlement — just to repair the device. It argued argued that his device was like an automobile or a wheelchair, so the airline’s only liability was to repair the device.
Amazon on Thursday said it had dropped the California members of its marketing affiliates program in response to the state’s new law to charge sales taxes on online goods. Amazon competitor Overstock also intends to drop its California affiliates.