Regulation

Regulation news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

FCC building in Washington
dsc05307

H-1B visa airport arrival

Surprise! There’s hope for meaningful H-1B reform

U.S. companies favor issuing more visas to foreign workers, but President Trump has vowed to put American workers first. Can a compromise be found in Congress?

lawsuit judge law court decision sued

Why executive orders aren't enough to fix cybersecurity

Big-picture executive orders won't get the job done. Here's what we should aspire to do to keep ourselves safe at the application layer

H-1B visa american flag

Trump eyes end to an H-1B system that favors largest outsourcers

The top 10 H-1B list explains why Trump wants to change the visa lottery

spine backbone

Silicon Valley execs grow a backbone

After a period of uneasy silence, tech leaders are moved to rally in opposition to the Muslim ban

Net neutrality graphic

Democratic senators push to save net neutrality rules under Trump

Senators and digital rights groups promise to fight any attempt to roll back the regulations

Privacy (4)

US House approves new privacy protections for email and the cloud

The Email Privacy Act would amend a 31-year-old data privacy law

H-1B visa airport arrival

Trump's ban becomes an H-1B fight

It's not the number of H-1B visa holders from banned countries that is driving this challenge

p1170327 6

Key tech companies oppose Trump immigration order in court

Companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook say their operations will be impacted by the executive order of Jan. 27

muslim ban protest

Microsoft asks Trump administration for travel ban exceptions

Pushes back against executive order, wants process to let people with 'pressing needs' come and go for business trips and family emergencies

digital europe circuit board barbed wire barrier obstacle thinkstock

Doing business in Europe? Trump just screwed that up

Trump executive order threatens data-sharing agreements that grease the wheels of digital commerce and help in the prevention of terrorism

screen shot 2017 02 01 at 8.51.22 am

Net neutrality policy still up in the air under Trump

During his campaign, U.S. President Donald Trump called the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules a "top-down power grab," leading many observers to expect a quick repeal.

trump thoughful

5 tech battles facing Trump

The tech industry could face challenges from Trump on immigration reform, R&D support, climate change, China relations and auto emissions

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to impose tighter vetting

Security execs voice concern over Trump travel ban

Senior security industry professionals weigh in on the implications of the travel ban imposed by President Trump

H-1B visa passport Egypt

Trump immigration ban means a war with tech

The visa ban unveiled Friday by the president may hit high-skilled Iranians the hardest

trump thoughful

Trump’s TPP trade move a setback for cloud computing

With President Trump's move to walk away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, administration is 'starting from zero' on digital trade policy

H-1B visa collage

Trump eyes an H-1B visa aimed at ‘best and brightest’

And the Optional Practical Training program could face reform under draft executive order

net neutrality computer internet broadband regulation goverment

The end of net neutrality is bad for IT, too

The overwhelming majority of IT pros see no upside in deregulating the internet, according to a recent survey

13959900047 bede3e5ba4 o

Trump names net neutrality foe Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

Pai opposed former Chairman Tom Wheeler's reclassification of broadband as a utility

Load More