FCC may unveil softer net neutrality rules this week (update: confirmed)
Don't expect the FCC to give net neutrality advocates what they want.
Europe may harmonize how internet companies fight hate speech
The EU is mulling rules that ensure consistent hate speech takedowns.
Steve Ballmer builds an open database of government spending
USA Facts will be your new favorite website for dinner table arguments about taxes.
Hotels pressure the government to crack down on Airbnb
The hotel industry hopes that legal doubts will sink their internet rival.
Trump administration is killing its open data portal
The White House's war on transparency rages on.
White House hires Lyft manager for a key transportation role
It's a reminder that ridesharing firms accommodate many politcal views.
Germany backs fines for social networks that ignore hate speech
They face a stiff penalty if they don't remove offending material.
Alphabet's new VP will grapple with self-driving car regulation
Tekedra Mawakana should help Waymo get its way with government.
Trump's quiet war on data begins
Removal and manipulation are a concern, but the biggest threat to data is budgetary.