Tag: regulation

IT Policy, Tech

EU moves toward regulating data center energy and water use

May 15, 2024

Via: CIO

The European Union will take a big step toward regulating energy and water use by data centers in September, when organizations operating data centers in EU nations will be required to file reports detailing water and energy consumption, as well […]

IT Policy, Tech

Concerns remain even as the EU reaches a landmark deal to govern AI

December 11, 2023

Via: CIO

The EU has emerged as the first major power to introduce a comprehensive set of laws to govern the use of AI after it agreed on a landmark deal for the EU AI bill. The bill will turn into an […]

IT Policy, Tech

EU’s AI Act challenge: balance innovation and consumer protection

May 22, 2023

Via: CIO

Members of the EU Parliament have agreed on a first draft for regulating the use of AI. The AI ​​Act is now taking the next procedural step to be negotiated and worked out with individual member states. In the end, […]

Federal, Policy

In a parting gift, EPA finalizes rules to limit its use of science

January 6, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

With the days counting down to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the Trump administration has been undertaking a series of actions that will make it more difficult for its replacements to reverse any of its policies or pursue new […]

Policy, State & Local

Kamala Harris and the Push to Cut Hospital Bills in California

October 6, 2020

Via: The New York Times

As a former state attorney general, Senator Kamala D. Harris, the Democratic nominee for vice president, has received significant scrutiny of her record on law enforcement, facing questions and criticism about uneven prosecutions of killings by police officers. But she […]


Why hacking must be addressed in digital privacy policymaking

February 7, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Digital privacy is one side of a two-sided policy coin. Virtually all attention to date has been focused on developing legal and regulatory remedies to address this pervasive public concern. But in doing so, they have devoted little attention to […]

Federal, Policy

Some Artificial Intelligence Should Be Regulated, Research Group Says

December 6, 2018

Via: Fortune

Using artificial intelligence in sensitive areas like criminal justice and healthcare should be regulated. That’s one takeaway from a report by the AI Now Institute, a research group affiliated with New York University, that looks at the cutting-edge technology’s impact […]


US FCC stays data security regulations for broadband providers

March 2, 2017

Via: CIO

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has halted new rules that would require high-speed internet providers to take ‘reasonable’ steps to protect customer data. In a 2-1 vote that went along party lines, the FCC voted Wednesday to stay temporarily one […]

Federal, Policy

Congress hears from small biz on drone rules

September 29, 2016

Via: FCW

Small businesses are driving the demand for commercial drone aircraft in the U.S. The federal government has taken first steps in rolling out drone regulations, and industry representatives came to Capitol Hill this week to argue that those rules need […]


UK government warned to act fast on Brexit risks

July 18, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

A UK parliamentary committee looking at issues pertaining to the digital economy has warned of multiple risks in the wake of last month’s referendum vote to leave the European Union. The committee is also urging the government to set out […]

Federal, Policy

New Hampshire close to passing regulations around government drone use

June 8, 2016

Via: StateScoop

A New Hampshire bill that would set limits around how government agencies and average citizens can use drones is nearly ready to head to Gov. Maggie Hassan’s desk. A conference committee of lawmakers from the House and Senate issued a […]