Category Archives: Regulatory & Security

New Internet rules set up industry’s next battle

New Internet rules set up industry's next battle

BARCELONA/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – New rules that aim to protect the openness of the Internet will allow telecom and cable groups to prioritize and earn potentially vast income from some types of data, setting up likely clashes with regulators in the future. Telecom companies such as AT&T ( T.N ) […] Click to view full article

Measles Vaccine: Whose Rights Are At Risk?

Measles Vaccine: Whose Rights Are At Risk?

A health worker prepares a vaccine against measles at the Benito Juarez international airport in Mexico City July 22, 2011. Bernardo Montoya/Reuters One of the great achievements of the last century was the effective elimination of many deadly communicable diseases by the widespread deployment of vaccines. I can still […] Click to view full article

Cyberattacks Are a Nuisance, Not Terrorism

Cyberattacks Are a Nuisance, Not Terrorism

Opinion The word ‘password’ is pictured on a computer screen in this picture illustration taken in Berlin May 21, 2013. Pawel Kopczynski/Reuters Cyberterrorism, theoretically, isn’t supposed to exist. Terrorism, after all, is defined as the use of attacks to create visceral fear. Yet, almost all of what cyberattacks have […] Click to view full article

Sirius XM’s Unpaid Intern Problem

Sirius XM's Unpaid Intern Problem

Radio talk show host Howard Stern debuts his show on Sirius Satellite Radio Jan. 09, 2006 at the network’s studios at Rockefeller Center in New York City. SiriusXM pays Stern $80 million a year, but regularly uses unpaid interns according to an ongoing class action lawsuit. Getty Eddie Talaske […] Click to view full article

Bring On the Killer Robots

Bring On the Killer Robots

A U.S. Air Force MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 163rd Reconnaissance Wing flies near the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville on January 7, 2012. Tech. Sgt. Effrain Lopez/U.S. Air Force/Reuters Lethal autonomous weapons systems that can select and engage targets do […] Click to view full article

Obama Asks Companies For Cooperation on Cybersecurity

Obama Asks Companies For Cooperation on Cybersecurity

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection in Palo Alto, California February 13, 2015. Robert Galbraith/Reuters PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) – President Barack Obama asked U.S. executives on Friday for closer cooperation in defending against hackers after high-profile attacks on companies […] Click to view full article

Exclusive – The FAA: regulating business on the moon

Exclusive - The FAA: regulating business on the moon

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – The United States government has taken a new, though preliminary, step to encourage commercial development of the moon. According to documents obtained by Reuters, U.S. companies can stake claims to lunar territory through an existing licensing process for space launches. The Federal Aviation Administration, […] Click to view full article