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
climate change

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.
Caroline Haskins
Ankita Rao
Views My Own

Should We Regulate Guns Like Cars?

From a manufacturer’s perspective, firearms get the kid-gloves treatment. Does that actually make sense?
Krishna Andavolu

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
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

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.
VICE Staff

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
regulations, eh?

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.
Corin Faife

Everything You Need to Know About the Congressional Cryptocurrency Hearing

Topics ranged from regulation for cryptocurrencies and ICOs to white nationalist extremism.
Jordan Pearson

The SEC Chairman Will Tell Congress He Supports Regulating Cryptocurrency Trading

The chairman will testify on Tuesday morning.
Jordan Pearson
I Fought the Law And...

South Koreans Will Soon Have to Go to Through a Bank to Buy Bitcoin

The country is announcing some serious new policies this week.
Jordan Pearson
Loot Boxes

The Organizations That Could Do Something About Loot Boxes Don't Care

Pressure has resulted in formal responses from a bunch of organizations, but so far, no action.
Patrick Klepek
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