Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.
Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.
Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.
EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.
Some European Union member states want the European Commission to ease off certain elements of proposed legislation concerning data protection and privacy.
When Rep. Lamar Smith announced the Stop Online Piracy Act in late 2011, he knew it was going to be controversial. But the Texas Republican probably never anticipated the broad and fierce outcry from Internet users that SOPA provoked.
The embattled car service scores victory with city council's approval of a legislative framework for "digital dispatch" transportation services.
The state will miss the date to pass its own legislation about R18+ games, but it won't stop them from going on sale anyway.
Citizens Against Government Waste joins the likes of artists such as Rihanna and Katy Perry in opposing the Internet Radio Fairness Act ahead of tomorrow's hearing.
Turning the tables, Rep. Zoe Lofgren plans to do the question asking in an upcoming Reddit forum. She needs ideas for a bill that will protect Web sites accused of copyright violations.