Guide to Laws Related to Technology in the U.S.

Whether it’s AI, crypto, web3, drones, or the internet and social media, technology is moving faster and faster, and the law is always trying to catch up. This page highlights our guides to the laws around various forms of technology.

1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)

As possibly the most transformative technology in the history of the world, AI will likely affect every other area of the law, particularly copyright, privacy, and consumer rights. See our Guide to the Laws Related to AI for the latest regulations on generative AI and other forms of AI.

2. Crypto

Yes, crypto is still a thing. For the latest on the government’s attempts to regulate digital currencies, see our Guide to the Laws Related to Crypto.

3. Internet and Social Media

Although the internet and social media have been around for decades now, lawmakers still don’t know how to regulate them. For issues related to posting, privacy, spam, and more, see our Guide to the Laws Related to the Internet and Social Media.

4. Drones

Drones pose some issues related to privacy and interference with other aircraft. Whether you are a drone enthusiast or you are annoyed by them, see our Guide to the Laws About Drones.

5. Hacking

Where there’s a technological innovation, there’s someone who will try to hack into it. See how the law handles the hackers at our Guide to Laws About Hacking and Unauthorized Access.

6. Cell Phones

We have a brief guide to the laws around cell phones, including carrier “unlocking,” privacy rights, and more.

7. Consumer Rights

Much of technology involves consumer products, so be sure to read our Guide to Consumer Rights to stay informed. Particularly relevant are the laws around “warranty void if removed” labels and “right to repair.”


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