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A new rule has been implemented in Xinjiang, China, where people are obliged to register their information whenever they buy gadgets. This was reportedly a move to reduce terrorism in the area.
A law has been expanded in Taiwan that obliges parents to regulate their children's time on the usage of electronic devices. The law now also equates excessive gadget use with smoking and drinking.
A new law that was passed in the US allows companies to ditch the physical FCC approval mark generally etched onto devices in favor of a much more subtle software seal of approval.
Bitcoin exchanges may be forced to adopt 'know-your-customer' strategies and other rules currently imposed on banks under new plans to regulate the Bitcoin industry by the end of this year.
In less than a month, behind closed doors, the UN is going to hold discussions that could have huge ramifications for internet users everywhere. Let's get them to come clean and bring it into the open
US regulators are to crack down on bloggers who fail to disclose money or gifts received from companies when reviewing their products. In the new policy from the Federal Trade Commission, offending bloggers could eventually...
Scott Cleland, chairman of net neutrality forum NETcompetition.org, believes moves to extend internet regulation in the US will stifle future web video innovation and hence urged the House Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet to...
Governor Rod Blagojevich seeks law to punish those who sell violent and sexually explicit games to minors. It's as if the Governor of Illinois never heard of the Entertainment Software Ratings Board....
If the Internet industry does not better regulate itself, then public and political opinion may force tighter regulation upon it, warns Ofcom, which still has an eye on local loop unbundling The Internet...