Really, you wouldn't have thought a proposal to Borg the entire human species would have met with such resistance.
The U.S. Senate voted to once again advance the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would place a mandatory state sales tax on things sold over the Internet.
Someone, somewhere, has gotta be missing a bandwagon.
In the future, any new product designs will be instantly copied, 3D scanned, and re-sold as 3D printing instructions, meaning that anyone will be able to own just about anything, almost for free.
Guest Post The process of implementing an American national identity card would be an expensive logistical and bureaucratic nightmare.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) is introducing a new piece of legislation that would limit the number of charges brought against someone who violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).
Editor's Pick Most U.S. tech policy is either non-existent or horribly outdated. And 2012 was the year we woke up to that fact.
Congress decided to kill an amendment to an older piece of legislation that would have prevented authorities from viewing a person's email messages without obtaining a warrant.
Soon, Netflix subscribers in the U.S. will be able to connect their accounts with their Facebook profiles thanks to new legislation that was just passed by the senate.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) took to Reddit this morning to answer questions about recently introduced legislation that would place a two-year ban on legislators and regulators from creating new laws or regulations that would negatively affect the Internet.
If the Internet ain't broke, don't fix it.
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.
Engine founder Michael McGeary wants to give start ups a greater say in what goes on in Washington.
California just added its name to the list of states allowing driverless cars to operate on public roads, and inadvertently made David Hasselhoff's work on Knight Rider a bit more relevant to future generations.
The Lieberman-Collins Cyber Security Act was defeated in the Senate today by a vote of 52-46 — four senators shy of its requirement to move forward.
The Senate bill was a response to the House’s Cyber Intelligence Security Protection Act …
Patent trolls cost the U.S. economy almost $30 billion each year. But now Congress has an opportunity to save that money and help innovators sleep a little better at night.
The SHIELD act – Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal …
The senate is expected to vote on an amendment next week that would allow video rental services like Netflix to take advantage of deeper integration with social networks like Facebook.
Despite being the country’s largest streaming movie service, Netflix is …
Russia’s parliament has approved an Internet censorship bill ostensibly aimed at porn, drugs, and hate speech that critics claim will also be used to stifle dissent and freedom of speech.
As we reported earlier, the new legislation is a series …
A 30-second call using Skype in Ethiopia can land you a 15-year prison sentence, thanks to new legislation passed by the country’s government.
The new legislation will criminalize the use of all Voice Over IP (VoIP) services, such as Skype …
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) hijacked the senate floor today to address critics of his recently proposed Ex-PATRIOT act legislation, which would impose new taxes on people who give up their U.S. citizenship to avoid taxes and bar them from re-entering …