Tag "Policy"

FTC tells ISPs to disclose exactly what information they collect on users and what it’s for

March 26, 2019 0

The Federal Trade Commission, in what could be considered a prelude to new regulatory action, has issued an order to several major internet service providers

Planning for the uncertain future of work

March 23, 2019 0

In a recently published, roughly 75-page report, British non-profit organization The Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts (RSA) outlined several scenarios for how the

After being acquired by Spotify, Gimlet’s staff looks to unionize

March 13, 2019 0

Last month’s Gimlet was a watershed moment for podcasting. Spotify acquired the network for a reported $230 million, in a pricey bid to get serious

Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

March 11, 2019 0

The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee that’s calling for an overarching digital regulator to

Elizabeth Warren also wants to break up Apple

March 10, 2019 0

Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren made waves yesterday when she outlined her plan for breaking up big tech companies like Amazon, Google

Huawei sues America as SoftBank spends more money

March 7, 2019 0

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Homeland Security hasn’t done enough to protect election infrastructure, says watchdog

March 6, 2019 0

Homeland Security could do more to protect election infrastructure ahead, according to a new report by the department’s watchdog. The report from the inspector general,

Google employees can’t just walk away from ethical tradeoffs like Dragonfly

March 5, 2019 0

Let me blunt up front: I think Google should launch a censored search engine in China (albeit with careful organizational boundaries). And I think that

France overhauls its special visa for tech talent

March 5, 2019 0

The French government has unveiled a complete overhaul of the French Tech Visa for employees working for a tech company. And France is taking a

Huawei reportedly plans to sue US government over ban

March 4, 2019 0

Huawei’s already proven that a ban in the world’s second largest smartphone market won’t hamper its rapid success, but the company still won’t go down