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Apple asks Australian government not to demand weaker encryption for the iPhone

APPLE ASKS AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT NOT TO DEMAND WEAKER ENCRYPTION FOR THE IPHONE

Back in August, the Australian government proposed a bill named the "Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018."...

St. John's gets major piece for rising squad with NCAA waiver

ST. JOHN'S GETS MAJOR PIECE FOR RISING SQUAD WITH NCAA WAIVER

The waiting is over. The hype can now begin in earnest. Auburn transfer Mustapha Heron was granted a legislative relief waiver by the...

 
 
 
Apple Criticizes Proposed Anti-Encryption Legislation in Australia

APPLE CRITICIZES PROPOSED ANTI-ENCRYPTION LEGISLATION IN AUSTRALIA

The Australian government is considering a bill that would require tech companies like Apple to provide "critical assistance" to government...

Matthew Shepard's Murder Helped Inspire the Most

MATTHEW SHEPARD'S MURDER HELPED INSPIRE THE MOST

Matthew Shepard's Murder Helped Inspire the Most Comprehensive Hate Crime Legislation in U.S. History Twenty years ago, one of the...

 
 
 
The $7,500 Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Would Be Killed Under This Senator's Legislation

THE $7,500 ELECTRIC VEHICLE TAX CREDIT WOULD BE KILLED UNDER THIS SENATOR'S LEGISLATION

John Barrasso, a Republican senator from Wyoming, got over $400,000 from the oil and gas industries in the last election cycle, more...

Why The Tech Industry Wants Federal Control Over Data Privacy Laws

WHY THE TECH INDUSTRY WANTS FEDERAL CONTROL OVER DATA PRIVACY LAWS

Though new data privacy laws in Europe and California have put the tech industry on the defensive. Now it's moving to craft federal...

 
 
 
The Must-Know Ingredients Clean Beauty Brands Love Using

THE MUST-KNOW INGREDIENTS CLEAN BEAUTY BRANDS LOVE USING

Investing in a beauty routine that's truly devoid of harmful ingredients means your clean beauty education never ends. There's always...

In the Age of Instant Everything, the Three-Tier System Persists, for Better or Worse

IN THE AGE OF INSTANT EVERYTHING, THE THREE-TIER SYSTEM PERSISTS, FOR BETTER OR WORSE

For a nation built on a bedrock of capitalism and free trade, America's intentionally inefficient system of buying and selling alcohol...

 
 
 
U.S. sues after California signs net neutrality law

U.S. SUES AFTER CALIFORNIA SIGNS NET NEUTRALITY LAW

The U.S. Justice Department late on Sunday filed suit after California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to restore open internet...

California Governor Jerry Brown Signs Net Neutrality Law

CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR JERRY BROWN SIGNS NET NEUTRALITY LAW

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to restore net neutrality in the state late Sunday, Reuters reports. Previously...

 
 
 
As White House holds 5G summit, FCC debuts industry-guiding 5G FAST Plan

AS WHITE HOUSE HOLDS 5G SUMMIT, FCC DEBUTS INDUSTRY-GUIDING 5G FAST PLAN

On relatively short notice, the White House today convened a 5G Summit consisting of morning and afternoon sessions for regulators,...

House Poised To Pass Spending Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

HOUSE POISED TO PASS SPENDING BILL TO AVOID GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., says he is confident the president will sign the legislation. The Senate passed the bill earlier this...

 
 
 
Proposed legislation would enable statewide investigation into sexual abuse in the church

PROPOSED LEGISLATION WOULD ENABLE STATEWIDE INVESTIGATION INTO SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE CHURCH

State lawmakers from Louisville joined Attorney General Andy Beshear to support legislation that could enable a statewide investigation...

Democrats are pushing for 'immediate' legislation to protect the Mueller probe as rumors about Rosenstein's future swirl

DEMOCRATS ARE PUSHING FOR 'IMMEDIATE' LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THE MUELLER PROBE AS RUMORS ABOUT ROSENSTEIN'S FUTURE SWIRL

Democrats are pushing Congress to pass legislation protecting special counsel Robert Mueller. The renewed focus on such legislation...

 
 
 
Irish Justice Minister Proposes Ban on Photos of Police on Duty

IRISH JUSTICE MINISTER PROPOSES BAN ON PHOTOS OF POLICE ON DUTY

Ireland Minister for Justice & Equality Charlie Flanagan sparked controversy yesterday by saying he would support legislation that...

Senate approves 1st spending bill to avert partial shutdown

SENATE APPROVES 1ST SPENDING BILL TO AVERT PARTIAL SHUTDOWN

WASHINGTON - As a potentially catastrophic hurricane heads for the Carolinas, Congress is moving to avert a legislative disaster that...

 
 
 
The EU has backed tough new laws to enforce copyright online

THE EU HAS BACKED TOUGH NEW LAWS TO ENFORCE COPYRIGHT ONLINE

The European Parliament has backed legislation that would support much tougher laws on copyright online. The laws are an updated version...

California aims to get all electricity from clean sources

CALIFORNIA AIMS TO GET ALL ELECTRICITY FROM CLEAN SOURCES

California has set a goal of phasing out all fossil fuels from the state's electricity sector by 2045 under legislation signed by Gov....

 
 
 
California Approves 4 a.m. Last Call, Everyone Wins

CALIFORNIA APPROVES 4 A.M. LAST CALL, EVERYONE WINS

California lawmakers passed a bill last Thursday that will allow bars, nightclubs, and restaurants in certain cities to extend the...

Bernie Sanders doubled down on his war with Amazon by introducing a bill named after Jeff Bezos

BERNIE SANDERS DOUBLED DOWN ON HIS WAR WITH AMAZON BY INTRODUCING A BILL NAMED AFTER JEFF BEZOS

Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation aimed at forcing huge companies like Amazon to pay their employees better wages. The...