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#223: Law Enforcement as a Political Weapon

April 16, 2018

President Donald Trump has been vocal to criticize those he deems political opponents. However, these criticisms often extend to threats of legal action, particularly against...


#222: Bring in the Nerds: Reviving the Office of Technology Assessment

April 9, 2018

In recent decades, Congress has struggled to enact laws that keep up with the breakneck pace technological innovation. This pace shows no signs of slowing,...


Swarm’s Rogue Satellites

April 3, 2018

Earlier this month, IEE Spectrum broke the story that Silicon Valley startup Swarm Technologies had launched several experimental satellites through the commercial arm of India’s space agency,...


FDA, Free Speech and E-Cigarettes

March 26, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration’s 2016 Deeming Rule classified e-cigarettes and other vaping materials as tobacco products and imposed strict regulations on what vaping entrepreneurs...


Women in Tech

March 8, 2018

On International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting the stories of several incredibly talented women in tech policy. They discuss what brought them to tech policy, and...


How Should Congress Address Online Sex Trafficking?

February 26, 2018

Tomorrow the House of Representatives will vote on the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA). However, the bill to be...