The Trump administration on Tuesday published the latest guidelines for self-driving cars, the first update since taking over from the Obama administration. The 36-page report, called Version 2.0 by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, continues the same hands-off approach to the emerging industry, with guidance being “entirely voluntary” with “no enforcement mechanism.” Most of the questions […]
A bill to standardize self-driving across all states and exempt tens of thousands of cars every year from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) rules has unanimously passed a House panel vote, paving the way for a full House vote in after the August recess. The full House Energy and Commerce Committee may vote […]
A package of four bills that allow fully autonomous testing in Michigan were approved by the House of Representatives and the Senate on Thursday. The bills make it legal for fully autonomous cars to drive without a driver inside and open up 122 miles of public road for testing. The legislature also approved a plan […]
Government surveillance erodes user trust.
He doesn’t control the FCC.
Digital property is property too.
The law will make it even easier to switch carriers.
The U.S. government can’t even keep the lights on in Washington D.C., yet is intent on making life even harder for startups.
Apple uses (probably) legal loopholes to avoid corporate taxes, Senate wigs out.
An 18-month congressional investigation turned up evidence that Apple is a major-league tax avoider, the New York Times reports.
The Senate will be taking on much-needed digital rights legislation in the new 113th Congress, including requiring law enforcement to have warrants before poking around online communications.
A new law creates a situation where the public could easily end up sharing personal data without their informed consent.