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A closer look at the events and developments that lie on the razor’s edge between the law and innovation. Our coverage will feature voices from both sides of the story in order to paint a comprehensive picture of what is truly going on in the world of new technologies and their regulation.

Are Summons Just Get Tweeted Now? Analyzing the Legal Issues With Serving Formal Papers on Social Media
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Are Summons Just Getting Tweeted Now? Analyzing the Legal Issues With Serving Formal Papers on Social Media

Last Friday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) served WikiLeaks via Twitter. While the microblog service is extremely popular within the White House these days, it’s one of only a handful of instances when it has been used for such an official purpose, maybe except that time when the U.S. Secretary of State found out he …

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May the Space Force Be With You, Mr. Trump
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May the Space Force Be With You, Mr. Trump

It seems Donald Trump’s fantasy about having space force is no longer a fantasy. A few days ago, Vice President Mike Pence appeared together with Defense Secretary James Mattis to announce the Trump administration’s plan on creating the sixth branch of U.S. military. Best-laid Plans In his speech, Mr. Pence mentioned the new branch will …

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Governments Getting Into Your Pants: Uganda Porn Ban and More
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Governments Getting Into Your Pants: Uganda Porn Ban and More

Last week’s headlines burst with news from Uganda, where the local government moved to ban internet porn, leaving the country’s nationals with less options to temporarily fix their love lives. In particular, the Uganda Communication Commission (UCC) ordered the country’s ISPs to block local and international websites that offer pornographic content. While smaller providers have …

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ISS’s Retirement May Be Postponed as U.S. Senate Is About to Review a Bill Prolonging Its Operation by 2030
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ISS’s Retirement May Be Postponed as U.S. Senate Is About to Review a Bill Prolonging Its Operation Until 2030

On August 1st, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation voted in favour of the Space Frontier Act, S. 3277 cosponsored by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA). The pivotal concerns of the bill are the extension of the ISS service to 2030 and the amendments regarding …

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Google Antitrust Story Unfolds: Search Giant Appeals, President Trump Rushes to the Rescue
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Google Antitrust Story Unfolds: Search Giant Appeals, President Trump Rushes to the Rescue

Recently we wrote about the record fines looming over Google due to its violation of the EU’s antitrust laws. Earlier this week, the European Commission has made its decision and actually fined the search giant for €4.34 billion (about $5 billion). While some think that this move by the European regulator isn’t a substantial spike …

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Another Security Breach: Fitness Trackers that Track Things Way Beyond Fitness
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Another Security Breach: Fitness Trackers That Track Things Way Beyond Fitness

Another day, another privacy breach. This time, it’s not Facebook knowing what you eat for breakfast, or a shopping mall that rats you to the cops. This time, it’s a James Bond movie came to life that turned the tables for the society. Usually, you’re the one that has no idea as to being watched …

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