Category: Business / Policy and Net Neutrality

March 25, 2021

Groups Call for Ethical Guidelines on Location-Tracking Tech

The Locus Charter asks companies to commit to 10 principles, including minimizing data collection and actively seeking consent from users.


by Sidney Fussell in Business
March 9, 2021

Biden Is Assembling a Big Tech Antitrust All-Star Team

Appointing Lina Khan to the FTC would add an anti-monopoly crusader to a crucial position—as does Tim Wu’s installment at the National Economic Council.


by Gilad Edelman in Business
February 25, 2021

California Can Now Enforce Its Net Neutrality Law

A judge ruled earlier this week on the law, which has faced challenges from lobbyists representing internet providers as well as the Trump administration.


by Jon Brodkin Ars Technica in Business
January 29, 2021

Lawmakers Take Aim at Insidious Digital ‘Dark Patterns’

A new California law prohibits efforts to trick consumers into handing over data or money. A bill in Washington state copies the language.


by Tom Simonite in Business