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:
Only 47 out of 100 senators showed up for a high-level intelligence briefing with senior NSA officials. The rest chose to head home early for a long weekend instead.
Security is telling Senate staffers that they should not access or download any of the classified documents leaked in the last couple weeks despite the fact that they’ve likely already seen them.
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.
The Senate has backed a repeal of a 2.3 percent tax on medical device makers that was enacted as part of Obamacare.
A landmark bill has been proposed in the Senate to force California’s universities to give credit for online classes.
Julian Assange, who is currently in exile in London’s Ecuadorian embassy, plans to run for senate after launching a new, Wikileaks-based political party in Australia.
The U.S. Senate just passed a bill requiring all new cars in America to come equipped with a black box-like data recording device starting in 2015, InfoWars reports. Similar to the tell-all black boxes on airplanes, event data recorders (EDR) record information about an automobile crash. If you bought a car in the last decade, it may already have one installed.
A vote on the highly debated proposed piece of legislation the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA) has been postponed, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) announced today.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (VT-D) is backing down on portions of the controversial Protect IP Act (PIPA) after a massive amount of criticism from human rights groups and tech industry leaders, the senator said in a statement today.