Tag "Government"

Proposed bill would forbid big tech platforms from using dark pattern design

April 9, 2019 0

A new piece of bipartisan legislation aims to protect people from one of the sketchiest practices that tech companies employ to subtly influence user behavior.

‘Hateful comments’ result in YouTube disabling chat during a live-streamed hearing on hate

April 9, 2019 0

At today’s House Judiciary hearing addressing “Hate Crimes and the Rise of White Nationalism,” hate appears to have prevailed. As the hearing’s live stream aired

Democratic senators question Juul about its Altria deal

April 8, 2019 0

Eleven democratic senators, led by Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL), have penned a letter to Juul Labs, asking a series of questions around the product’s marketing,

Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and the future of mobility

April 6, 2019 0

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s

Startup Law A to Z: Regulatory Compliance

April 4, 2019 0

Startups are but one species in a complex regulatory and public policy ecosystem. This ecosystem is larger and more powerfully dynamic than many founders appreciate,

India’s satellite destruction test put 400 pieces of debris into unknown orbits, claims NASA

April 2, 2019 0

India’s recent demonstration of its orbital defense capabilities scattered more than 400 pieces into various orbits, endangering the International Space Station and other emplacements, according

WTF are ISAs and can they transform education and spark a startup wave?

April 1, 2019 0

Soaring college tuition prices have left Americans drowning in debt without a correspondingly enhanced set of professional skills to show for it. In the past

Mark Zuckerberg actually calls for regulation of content, elections, privacy

March 30, 2019 0

It’s been a busy day for Facebook exec op-eds. Earlier this morning, Sheryl Sandberg broke the site’s silence around the Christchurch massacre, and now Mark

20 years for swatter who got a man killed

March 29, 2019 0

Tyler Barriss, a prolific and seemingly unremorseful repeat swatter and bomb hoaxer whose fakery got a man killed in 2017, has been sentenced to 20

In brief: Indonesia retracts new ecommerce tax rules

March 29, 2019 0

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