Regulation

Regulation news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

spying eye cyberespionage surveillance
collage of US government icons

cellphone

Free mobile data is good for consumers

Those opposed are overthinking zero rating.

amazon uk de box

EU prepares to end geoblocking in online sales of goods and services

Whether they're delivered in parcels or in data packets, goods and services should be available to all European Union citizens wherever they live.

rtsfrb6

Sen. Sanders attacks H-1B visa use at Disney

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders lashed out at the H-1B visa program Tuesday while campaigning in Anaheim, Calif.

four graduate students holding diplomas outdoors 77006050

Students can now work three years on an F-1 visa, but legal fight continues

The U.S. government has officially extended the length of time someone with a STEM degree can work on a student F-1 visa to three years.

singapore lettuce

Singapore sets a path toward food and water independence

One potential solution to Singapore’s efforts to feed the 5.4 million people who live on the tiny island nation is vertical farming.

visa work passport h-1b

Lawsuit seeks the secrets behind the H-1B lottery

Two business immigration groups have filed a lawsuit seeking information about how the nation's H-1B visa distribution system really works.

160425 rakuten drone 2

US agency releases privacy 'best practices' for drone use

The National Telecommunications & Information Administration released Thursday a list of voluntary privacy best practices for commercial and non-commercial drone users, in the wake of concerns that drones could encroach on individual...

cable ts

FCCs heavy-handed regulations splits party lines

Positions harden within the Federal Communications Commission as agency officials and lawmakers complain about heavy-handed regulation of cable sector.

Apple CEO Tim Cook

5 things Apple's Tim Cook needs to do on his trip to India

Apple's CEO Tim Cook is on his first visit to India, a market where the company's revenue has grown but its market share is still very small because of price-sensitive consumers. Here are 5 things Cook will be aiming for in India,...

Broadband

FCC’s ‘relentless regulatory assault’ threatens cable industry

Former FCC Chair Michael Powell, who now leads cable's top trade group, warns that the commission's actions are creating a two-tier regulatory regime that favors tech firms over broadband providers.

capitol building clouds

House lawmakers work to replace the hated H-1B lottery

Two U.S. House lawmakers are involved in a bipartisan effort to change how H-1B visas are allocated.

HTTP Internet website

US says proposed Chinese regulations could fragment the Internet

The U.S. has warned of fragmentation of the Internet if China goes ahead with proposed rules that would require compulsory registration of Internet domain names in China with government-licensed providers.

<HOLD UNTIL JUNE FOR CW COVER> digital europe circuit board barbed wire barrier obstacle thinkstock

EU’s data privacy regulations put the pressure on IT

European Union authorities are requiring companies that handle EU citizens' data to comply with some of the strictest data privacy regulations in the world -- or pay a steep price. 

capitol dome government

House GOP seeks $120M for visa fraud-catching software

House Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bolster the scrutiny of people entering this country and could affect the H-1B visa program.

Firefox

Mozilla wants US to disclose to it first any vulnerability found in Tor by government hackers

Mozilla has asked a court that it should be provided information on a vulnerability in the Tor browser ahead of it being provided to a defendant in a lawsuit, as the browser is based in part on Firefox browser code.

20160224 stock mwc smartphone user in suit

FCC, FTC launch inquiry into smartphone security updates

The Federal Communications Commission and Federal Trade Commission have opened parallel inquiries into the way smartphone security updates are issued and handled by major cellular carriers and device makers.

modi

Maps of Google and other services could require security clearance in India

New rules proposed by the Indian government would require companies like Google and other mapping services to submit their maps for security clearance before distributing them online or offline.

jaguar xj drone chase   zhuhai  china 12

FAA setting up advisory panel on drones led by Intel CEO

The Federal Aviation Administration is setting up an advisory committee, led by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, to guide it on the integration of unmanned aircraft systems in the national airspace.

Load More