Legislation

12.30.15
Politicians are trying to legalize 'hoverboards' in New York
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Politicians are trying to legalize 'hoverboards' in New York

"We want to make sure that if anyone is riding them, that they're not violating the law."

By N. Summers,   12.30.15
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12.18.15
Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact
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Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact

Spoiler alert: Obama won't veto this one.

By C. Velazco,   12.18.15
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10.12.15
California unbans the use of electric skateboards in bike lanes
10.12.15

California unbans the use of electric skateboards in bike lanes

In case you weren't already sick of dodging double-parked cars, delivery trucks and pedestrians, California bicyclists will get to avoid skateboarders riding in protected lanes starting January 1st.

By A. Tarantola,   10.12.15
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09.10.15
California governor vetoes bill banning drones over private property
09.10.15

California governor vetoes bill banning drones over private property

Senate Bill 142 would have banned quadcopters from flying below 350 feet around private properties.

By N. Summers,   09.10.15
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07.26.15
Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online
07.26.15

Georgia sues man for posting annotated state laws online

Think you have the right to post state laws online, no matter the format? Georgia would beg to differ.

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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07.21.15
California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones
07.21.15

California bill allows firefighters to ground pesky drones

California firefighters can now legally shoot down your drone if it gets in their way

By A. Tarantola,   07.21.15
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04.13.15
Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK
04.13.15

Revenge porn is now a specific crime in the UK

Posting revenge porn has always been a bad idea, but the UK is about to make examples of those hea...

By J. Fingas,   04.13.15
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11.10.14
New York attorney general fights rule that curbs services like Uber
11.10.14

New York attorney general fights rule that curbs services like Uber

New York City isn't always kind to ridesharing services like Lyft and Uber, but those companies ha...

By J. Fingas,   11.10.14
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