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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By February 5, 2016


UK government review looks for Bitcoin's role in British business

The UK government says it will assess the benefits and risks of unregulated digital currencies, a move which one expert says is a play to siphon investment and jobs away from the US and other markets.

By August 6, 2014


Puppy mill ads halted on Facebook

At ASPCA's request, Oodle Classifieds removes from Facebook ads selling dogs from unregulated "puppy mills."

By March 23, 2012


'Trojanized' version of Google Android security tool found in China

Someone has modified a version of software Google released to clean up infected Android phones and released it on an unregulated marketplace in China, Symantec says.

By March 10, 2011


Liberal group worries about FCC on Net neutrality

Politicians and at least one liberal interest group, alarmed that the FCC may leave broadband providers unregulated, redouble their efforts to push for sweeping new Internet rules.

By May 5, 2010


Congress eyes restrictions on exporting e-waste

The Government Accountability Office released a report on Wednesday revealing that e-waste is largely unregulated, and the EPA lets regulations go largely unenforced.

By September 18, 2008


Legal P2P opens for business

iMesh relaunches Tuesday as the first formerly unregulated peer-to-peer network to turn itself into a paid music service. iMesh reopens with 'label approved' P2P

By October 24, 2005


VoIP regulation still a no-go, judge says

A Minnesota magistrate stands firm on his October ruling that broadband phone services should remain unregulated in the state. But that may not be the end of the story.

By January 21, 2004


Net taxes may be inevitable

After years of largely unregulated commerce, Internet retailers and consumers are hearing a dreaded message: Beware the tax man.

October 30, 2001


Mandrake upgrades PowerPC Linux

French Linux seller MandrakeSoft has announced version 8 of its software for PowerPC-based computers, the company plans to announce Monday at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo in San Francisco. The product costs $10 from the company's Web site, not including shipping. MandrakeSoft braved the initial public offering waters in July and now is publicly traded on an unregulated French market.

By August 24, 2001