Regulation

12.29.15
Brazil's biggest city wants to charge fees for Uber rides
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Brazil's biggest city wants to charge fees for Uber rides

Sao Paulo would rather take a cut from Uber's sales than ban it outright.

By J. Fingas,   12.29.15
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12.23.15
Over 45,000 drone pilots have registered with the FAA
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Over 45,000 drone pilots have registered with the FAA

Americans aren't waiting around to sign up their drones.

By J. Fingas,   12.23.15
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12.21.15
Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games
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Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games

A French group says you should have the freedom to pass along your digital games.

By J. Fingas,   12.21.15
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12.14.15
US officials investigate 'hoverboard' safety
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US officials investigate 'hoverboard' safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to know if self-balancing scooters are safe.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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11.25.15
President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law
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President signs pro-asteroid mining bill into law

US companies can keep whatever they mine in space.

By J. Fingas,   11.25.15
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11.24.15
FCC hires a privacy guru to help lead its telecom investigations
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FCC hires a privacy guru to help lead its telecom investigations

The FCC has hired Jonathan Mayer to help crack down on telecoms that violate your privacy and security.

By J. Fingas,   11.24.15
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11.18.15
Congress approves space mining, minus regulation
11.18.15

Congress approves space mining, minus regulation

Private companies are allowed to mine in space, but they won't have much government oversight.

By J. Fingas,   11.18.15
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11.16.15
FAA: No, you won't need to pay someone to register your drone
11.16.15

FAA: No, you won't need to pay someone to register your drone

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning about hucksters wanting to register your drone on your behalf.

By J. Fingas,   11.16.15
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