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10.07.19
California cracks down on political and pornographic deepfakes
10.07.19

California cracks down on political and pornographic deepfakes

Residents can now sue anyone who puts their image in porn without consent.

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09.26.19
Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech
09.26.19

Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech

It’s drafting laws that it hopes federal lawmakers will adopt.

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07.24.19
Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate
07.24.19

Tinder wants to protect LGBTQ users in countries that discriminate

Traveller Alert will notify users about laws that put LGBTQ individuals at risk.

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03.23.18
Proposed law would insist on work-life balance for New Yorkers
03.23.18

Proposed law would insist on work-life balance for New Yorkers

New bill could let New Yorkers ignore after-hours work communications with impunity.

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02.06.18
France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over
02.06.18

France bans smartphone use in cars even when you pull over

The nation is trying to battle a big uptick in road deaths.

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05.12.17
Germany legalizes self-driving car tests
05.12.17

Germany legalizes self-driving car tests

The government has approved a list of requirements automakers have to meet.

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03.28.17
Uber plans to ditch Denmark over new taxi laws
03.28.17

Uber plans to ditch Denmark over new taxi laws

The company can admit it's a taxi service or get out.

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07.28.16
Ride-hailing apps like Uber will be legal in China soon
07.28.16

Ride-hailing apps like Uber will be legal in China soon

Regulators have created a path to take ride-sharing apps out of China's grey-market.

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05.27.16
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
05.27.16

Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth

Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.

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