A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.
The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.
Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.
Technically Incorrect: Conceived to combat cyberbullying, a new law in Illinois may result in schools demanding social media passwords, even if the posting was not done at school or on school computers.
The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.
In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.
The so-called "Google tax" requires aggregators to pay a fee for posting links and excerpts of news articles. Google says it can't afford the expense.
Jay Bregman believes that drone makers will pay for the tech needed to curtail issues with safety and privacy and to comply with the law. Call it regulatory engineering.
Tech-friendly Mayor Ed Lee approves bill that amends local zoning laws and legalizes short-term rentals. But, not everyone is happy.
The Board of Supervisors votes to allow short-term rentals, ignoring Sen. Dianne Feinstein's warning that the law could be detrimental to the city.