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.

LXBN TV: Proposed Regulation Hints at Strict Drone Regulation, with Big First Amendment Concerns

By | LXBN | December 30, 2014

There’s been much talk lately around the regulation of drones, specifically as it pertains to who’s allowed to operate them and where they should be allowed to go. But for a long time, little has been discussed on the privacy front. Well, that’s changing with a proposed piece of legislation from outgoing senator Jay Rockefeller.

LXBN TV: DOJ Announces Native American Tribes Can Make Own Rules On Marijuana Legalization

By | LXBN | December 22, 2014

In a move that could spur a lot of progressive policies on marijuana legalization and the potential economic benefits, the Department of Justice announced that Native American tribes could make their own laws around marijuana legalization without the threat of the federal government stepping in. It’s same approach the government has taken with states that have chosen to legalize the drug’s use.