CISPA Passes House

Louis Peitzman · 04/26/12 07:24PM

As expected, the House has passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), despite objections from the Obama administration. The bill allows private companies and the federal government to share information in order to prevent cyber-attacks. (You can read Adrian Chen's far more eloquent explanation here.)

California Cracks Down on Paparazzi

Richard Lawson · 09/01/10 09:00AM

They're banning the Lady Gaga song! No, sadly, just kidding. The state Assembly passed a bill making "'false imprisonment' by physically harassing someone else for photos or sound recordings" a lawsuit-worthy offense. They also passed ordinances on reckless paparazzi driving.

School House Rock, Now With More F-Bombs!

Mike Byhoff · 03/25/10 09:53AM

Fallon fulfilled his role as a late night host last night. He took something current that everyone was talking about, and incorporated it with something retro. Biden's swearing and school house rock work perfectly together.