Google acknowledges DOJ scrutiny as part of competition review

[ad_1] This doesn't mean the DOJ expects to find wrongdoing. The review is largely intended to reexamine tech companies' dominance in light of evolving market conditions. It comes just days after a reported plan for ....

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DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules

[ad_1] When the agreement was first announced in July, it was seen as a direct challenge to the Trump administration's planned rollback of the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which would have held automakers to improve ....

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EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions

[ad_1] According to the Trump Administration, this isn't about climate change. It's about whether or not the Obama-era rules overstep their legal boundaries. But methane, a key component of natural gas, is a significant contributor ....

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Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions

[ad_1] Illinois' Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, which was signed into law in June, allows the Illinois Attorney General and States' Attorneys to clear convictions in their jurisdictions. Clear My Record will "automatically and securely ....

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Phone companies and state attorneys general join forces to fight robocalls

[ad_1] Under the new agreement, the carriers will implement call-blocking technology, make anti-robocall tools free to consumers and deploy a system that labels calls as legitimate or spam, The Washington Post reports. The companies also ....

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The EU may give citizens more control of their facial recognition data

[ad_1] The EU's general data protection regulation (GDPR) already prohibits the collection of sensitive "biometric" data that can be used to uniquely identify people, Financial Times explains. But the changes being discussed in Brussels would ....

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