LXBN TV: The FCC’s New Net Neutrality Proposal Wouldn’t Really Regulate the Internet Like a Utility

By | LXBN | February 11, 2015

The FCC’s new net neutrality strategy, proposed last week by commissioner Tom Wheeler, has been widely hailed as a victory for advocates of an open internet. A big part of that has been the belief that the federal government and the FCC would now regulate the internet more like a utility—though, that isn’t entirely the case. 

LXBN TV: Apple Pay Adoption is Set to Surge, and That’s a Good Thing for Data Security

By | LXBN | February 3, 2015

It sounds odd at first, but before long, you’ll likely be using your iPhone to pay for things at your favorite stores. By now, everyone’s aware of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, though likely preferring their old-school cards presently—but there’s a reason you’ll soon see the former options accepted about everywhere. And another reason while you want to use them. 

LXBN TV: Why the EPA Just Can’t Win When It Comes to More Practical and Flexible Regulation

By | LXBN | January 23, 2015

All the time, businesses and state and local lawmakers are pushing for a little bit more leniency—in the very least, some practicality and flexibility—from the Environmental Protection Agency. But, as a recent case shows, when the EPA finally grants it and works with all parties to create a more workable standard, the courts aren’t having it.