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Fight between science and creationism continues at ESPN

Technically Incorrect: After an ESPN baseball writer tweets his creationist views, he is suspended. This week, basketball color commentator Bill Walton tries to persuade play-by-plan man Dave Pasch about science. Pasch is unimpressed.

By January 18, 2015

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HomeAway sues San Francisco to block new 'Airbnb law'

A vacation rental site contends that newly signed ordinance violates the US Constitution and discriminates against non-permanent SF residents.

By November 3, 2014

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Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

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.

By October 20, 2014

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Google News to close up shop in Spain in response to new 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.

By December 10, 2014

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Controversial 'Airbnb law' approved by SF supervisors

Legislation allows property owners and tenants to use websites to rent out their homes, apartments and rooms on a temporary basis.

By October 7, 2014

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President's broadband push pits FCC against states

President Obama gave the FCC his blessing this week to use its regulatory authority to pre-empt state laws prohibiting cities and towns from building broadband networks, but the agency will face opposition.

By January 17, 2015

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Illinois law allows schools to demand students' Facebook passwords

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.

By January 20, 2015

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China's new app law drives away unlicensed taxis

The crackdown on unlicensed drivers has been made official in China, with changes to how taxi apps are allowed to operate.

By January 11, 2015

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Congressional Republicans propose their Net neutrality fix

A bill introduced Friday claims to protect Internet openness without reclassifying broadband as a utility. But it also guts the FCC's regulatory authority.

By January 16, 2015

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

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.

By December 18, 2014