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Citizen Tech Monthly

Citizen Tech, InformationWeek’s monthly roundup of technology-related policy, law and regulation from around the world.

November 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Crypto Drama to Europe’s Chip Crisis
The month in global policy tech: Musk and Tesla; Europe can’t find money for chips; Biden in Bali; FTX and Congress; cyber bandits with Lamborghinis; and more.
November 30, 2022
The month in global policy tech: Musk and Tesla; Europe can’t find money for chips; Biden in Bali; FTX and Congress; cyber bandits with Lamborghinis; and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
November 30, 2022
7 MIN READ
Article
October 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Twitter’s New Management to Big Tech Lobbying Scandals
Last month in global tech policy: Elon Musk conquers Twitter; the CHIPS Act lurches into action; Big Tech lobbyists caught red handed in Strasbourg; cybersecurity; the Lord of the Rings; and more.
November 07, 2022
Last month in global tech policy: Elon Musk conquers Twitter; the CHIPS Act lurches into action; Big Tech lobbyists caught red handed in Strasbourg; cybersecurity; the Lord of the Rings; and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
November 07, 2022
9 MIN READ
Article
September 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Turmoil in Iran to Biden’s Big Tech Impasse
Last month in global tech policy: GOP cries censorship to Biden’s tech regulation plans; Iran cuts off its internet; the European Parliament turns against facial recognition technology; Ethereum finishes its Merge; Elon Musk wades into the Rubicon; and more.
October 06, 2022
Last month in global tech policy: GOP cries censorship to Biden’s tech regulation plans; Iran cuts off its internet; the European Parliament turns against facial recognition technology; Ethereum finishes its Merge; Elon Musk wades into the Rubicon; and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
October 06, 2022
8 MIN READ
Article
August 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Trouble in Taiwan to Intrigue at the FTC
Global tech policy in August: Taiwan targeted by Chinese DDoS attacks; Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act leaves more questions than answers for electric car makers; online censorship bills sweep South Asia; semiconductors as Wagner’s Ring; and more.
August 30, 2022
Global tech policy in August: Taiwan targeted by Chinese DDoS attacks; Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act leaves more questions than answers for electric car makers; online censorship bills sweep South Asia; semiconductors as Wagner’s Ring; and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
August 30, 2022
7 MIN READ
Article
July 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From Biden’s Chip Victory to Data Privacy Post-Roe
Last month in global tech policy: Biden’s semiconductor bill clears the Senate; data privacy and abortion; crypto and securities law; digital benchmarks for EU business; the social media in the Ukrainian War; airport infrastructure. Bonus: Elon Musk drives everyone mad.
August 08, 2022
Last month in global tech policy: Biden’s semiconductor bill clears the Senate; data privacy and abortion; crypto and securities law; digital benchmarks for EU business; the social media in the Ukrainian War; airport infrastructure. Bonus: Elon Musk drives everyone mad.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
August 08, 2022
7 MIN READ
Article
June 2022 Global Tech Policy Bulletin: From USB-C Chargers to Supreme Court
Last month in global tech policy: How law-makers are handling Ukraine war; chip shortages; crypto mining's climate impact; spyware companies; USB-C chargers. Plus, what Supreme Court's EPA ruling means to Tech and why Big Tech's attorneys are squabbling.
July 08, 2022
Last month in global tech policy: How law-makers are handling Ukraine war; chip shortages; crypto mining's climate impact; spyware companies; USB-C chargers. Plus, what Supreme Court's EPA ruling means to Tech and why Big Tech's attorneys are squabbling.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
July 08, 2022
8 MIN READ
Article
Global Tech Policy Briefing: March 2022
This month in global tech policy: cyber battles in the Ukraine War; bracing for a domestic energy crisis; and domesticating crypto through regulation.
April 19, 2022
This month in global tech policy: cyber battles in the Ukraine War; bracing for a domestic energy crisis; and domesticating crypto through regulation.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
April 19, 2022
7 MIN READ
Article
Global Tech Policy Briefing: January 2022
In the January edition of Citizen Tech Monthly's technology law/policy roundup: cybersecurity during the Ukraine conflict, FCC bans Chinese telecom, European chip industry gets boost, and crypto firms fight the SEC (again).
February 03, 2022
In the January edition of Citizen Tech Monthly's technology law/policy roundup: cybersecurity during the Ukraine conflict, FCC bans Chinese telecom, European chip industry gets boost, and crypto firms fight the SEC (again).
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
February 03, 2022
7 MIN READ
Article
December 2021 Global Tech Policy Briefing
December's 'Citizen Tech' covers new labor rights for digital workers in Europe, new 5G cybersecurity guidance from the NSA / CISA, and updates on Big Tech, Build Back Better, Roam Like at Home, and more.
December 30, 2021
December's 'Citizen Tech' covers new labor rights for digital workers in Europe, new 5G cybersecurity guidance from the NSA / CISA, and updates on Big Tech, Build Back Better, Roam Like at Home, and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
December 30, 2021
6 MIN READ
Article
Global Tech Policy Briefing for November 2021: Banking, Broadband, & Big Tech
New cyber incident reporting requirements for the banking industry; the semiconductor chip shortage; the European Union’s battle with Big Tech; President Biden’s broadband plans, and more.
November 30, 2021
New cyber incident reporting requirements for the banking industry; the semiconductor chip shortage; the European Union’s battle with Big Tech; President Biden’s broadband plans, and more.
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
November 30, 2021
7 MIN READ
Article
Global Tech Policy Briefing for October 2021
California sets new cybersecurity roadmap, EU calls for joint cyber unit, Biden signs K-12 cybersecurity act, and White House holds an anti-ransomware conference (but leaves some world powers off the guest list).
November 02, 2021
California sets new cybersecurity roadmap, EU calls for joint cyber unit, Biden signs K-12 cybersecurity act, and White House holds an anti-ransomware conference (but leaves some world powers off the guest list).
by Carlo Massimo, Political Reporter and Columnist
November 02, 2021
6 MIN READ
Article