New Bill Would Let Government Quietly Ban Crypto Transactions, Advocates Worry
A tacked-on provision aims to let the Treasury block cryptocurrency transactions it believes are tied to money laundering.
OK, So Facebook Is Bad. Now What?
Facebook, it has become increasingly clear, cannot be trusted to govern itself.
'A Warning Shot': Regulators Are Coming for the Massive Crypto Loan Industry
Cryptocurrency loan giant BlockFi has been accused of selling unregistered securities by three different states.
SEC Fines Robinhood $65M After It Cost Customers Millions of Dollars
The commission-free investment app lost customers $34.1 million and misled them about how it makes money, the SEC said.
Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Begging Europe to Regulate Facebook: ‘It Will Be Better for Everyone’
But experts say he is once again abdicating responsibility for the worst content on the platform and lobbying to keep regulations toothless.
Oakland Becomes Third U.S. City to Ban Facial Recognition
Oakland just joined San Francisco, CA and Somerville, MA in banning the use of facial recognition.
Is Congestion Pricing the New Sweeping Regulation We Need?
On April 1, New York state will pass its annual budget. Experts say this might be the year that the state finally passes congestion pricing. The question is whether legislators can do it ethically.
Should We Regulate Guns Like Cars?
From a manufacturer’s perspective, firearms get the kid-gloves treatment. Does that actually make sense?
Facebook picked one hell of a time to turn facial recognition back on in Europe
Rolling out "automated facial recognition in the U.K. makes a total mockery of their promises to respect users’ privacy.”
What If the US Government Ran Facebook?
On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' Jason Koebler and Ankita Rao discuss Motherboard's recent speculative fiction, and the unnerving reality behind it.
Facebook’s Southeast Asia boss doesn't want regulation to fight fake news
“We do not believe that legislation is the best approach to addressing the issue.
Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency
Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.