More ubiquitous taxes are coming, as the U.S. Senate voted today to require large online retailers to collect state and local sales taxes for their customers.
It's difficult to connect with our members of congress, who have busy schedules traveling between their hometowns and Washington D.C., but YouTube is trying to make things a bit easier.
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.
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.
Several thousand Tesla owners have now purchased their cars by ordering and paying for them online after visiting a Tesla Store showroom. And national auto-dealer groups don't like it one bit.
Guest Post So, what will tax filing be like five years from now if technologies continue to advance and consumers demand better tax policies and better software solutions? Will this process be easier or the same? Lets take a look:
While it seems fairly obvious that corporations would use social media to communicate to the public, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has formally decided it's OK.
As a member of congress, it's one thing to support a bad piece of tech policy because you don't fully understand the Internet but it's quite another when you brag about all the money you're making on the side from that position.
Guest Post Here's what you should know about the future of wiretapping on VoIP services.
Editor's Pick I called on the serial entrepreneur and father of the "Lean startup" movement for a dose of perspective.
While congress has yet to reach any sort of lasting solution regarding the nations growing cyber security problems, President Barack Obama has decidedly taken the first big step in an executive order signed earlier today.
Editor's Pick Here's what you techies need to know about State of the Union.
Rumors of CISPA's demise were apparently greatly exaggerated, according to various privacy rights advocates and organizations today.
Guest Post The short answer is no, but perhaps there’s hope.
NYTM aims to play a more steady role when it comes to the city's technology policy.
Today marks a calendar year since passionate Internet activist and major tech companies helped defeat bad tech legislation SOPA and its Senate cousin PIPA. It's also the day set aside by activist as national Internet Freedom Day.
The White House has raised its requirements to make it more difficult to get a response on user-generated petitions today.
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).
Aaron Swartz, the co-creator of RSS 1.0, web.py, and a prominent Internet activist, has committed suicide.