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Wear your earbuds in the street, get fined?

Lawmakers in California, Virginia, and Oregon are proposing various bans on mobile devices, while New York considers banning the use of electronic devices while crossing streets.

By January 26, 2011


Lawmaker: Consumers need details in data breach warnings

California State Sen. Joe Simitian says consumers should be given more information to understand the threat to their privacy when their data is affected by a security breach.

By March 6, 2009


Hands-free law drives big marketing opportunities

Gadget retailers know California's new hands-free law means many consumers will need to buy new gadgets--and they're taking full advantage of the opportunity.

By June 30, 2008


Dumbest tech bill so far this year?

You be the judge, but a California state senator has worked himself into a righteous lather over RFID.

By August 30, 2007