Technology and government are increasingly intertwined in today's world.
Technology and government are increasingly intertwined in today’s world. From the development of new laws and regulations to the implementation of new technologies, the relationship between the two is ever-evolving. On this page, you’ll find the latest news and headlines about the intersection of technology and government, including the latest legislation and regulations.
Photo credit: iStock.com/Who_I_am In adopting advanced technology in driver licensing, several states have created digital driver’s licenses or mobile IDs. In 2016, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) signed HB 481 into law, allowing [...]
Autonomous Vehicle Legislation: Integration of Self-Driving Cars for States
Photo credit: iStock.com/NatalyaBurova With the number of self-driving cars in the United States projected to be over 3.5 million by 2025, many state governments have begun to consider laws to regulate the use of this [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Urupong In October 2021, the American Academy of Pediatrics declared a national state of emergency in children’s mental health. While the extent of social media’s contribution to the rise in depression, anxiety, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/bubaone The right to repair is the concept that consumers have the right to repair, modify, and maintain the products they own without being restricted or penalized by the manufacturer or third-party service [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/pabradyphoto Could state governments try banning TikTok? At least 16 GOP governors have already taken steps to do so. TikTok, an increasingly popular social media app that allows users to post short-form videos, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/tylim With about 72% of Americans using social media to share their thoughts, access information, or seek entertainment, social media companies’ content moderation policies and practices have become a topic of conversation. Three-quarters [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed a landmark tax, climate, and healthcare bill, setting up the legislation for House approval and President Joe Biden’s signature. After over a year of negotiations, [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image sources by TheDigitalArtist and QuinceCreative from Pixabay In 2021, we examined the issues of regulating cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. As a refresher, cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency secured [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by julientromeur & TheDigitalArtist from Pixabay As we noted last year, autonomous vehicles (AVs) have automated driving systems that allow for self-driving, with little or no human input. [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image sources by geralt and Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), speeding killed 9,478 people in 2019. NHTSA also reported that speeding had been [...]