regulation

facial-recognition

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.
Caroline Haskins
7.17.19
Facebook

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.”
David Gilbert
4.18.18
Facebook

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.
David Gilbert
3.22.18
environment

Liberals announce big changes to environmental reviews for pipelines and mines

Green Party leader calls the shift a "hybrid merger of Harper and Trudeau"
Kieran Delamont
2.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The NRA Now Says 'Nothing Could've Been Done' to Prevent Vegas

The organization offered the response after backtracking on calls for bump stock regulation.
Drew Schwartz
10.9.17
White-collar crime

The Feds Actually Expect Wall Street Bankers to Police Themselves

One of the most important financial regulators in America just announced his new plan for reining in white-collar crime. It doesn't look good.
David Dayen
9.26.17
Views My Own

Obama Has Always Been Cool with Taking Wall Street Cash

But accepting $400,000 for a speech right after leaving office, when his own refusal to take on Wall Street probably helped elect Trump, is still a uniquely bad look.
David Dayen
4.28.17
economics

Why Air Travel in America Is Such a Disaster

Do you hate how airlines treat you? Blame decades of deregulation and consolidation.
Eve Peyser
4.10.17
Vice Guide to Right Now

You Can No Longer Murder Snapping Turtles in Ontario

Dang.
Mack Lamoureux
4.3.17
News

​Kellie Leitch Wants to Legalize Mace So Women Can Defend Themselves

Critics say the pledge is both victim-blaming and fear-based.
Jake Kivanc
12.1.16
Stuff

What a Legal Recreational Drug Market Would Look Like in the UK

We spoke to a load of experts to understand how legalizing weed, psychedelics, cocaine, pills, and ketamine would actually work.
David Hillier
11.28.16
Stuff

Former Sex Workers Explain How and Why They Left the Business

"The first step toward leaving that world was writing a book about it and putting my face on the cover."
Nick Chester
7.18.16
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