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Vexatious request laws remain a prevalent possibility in public records

Vexatious request laws remain a prevalent possibility in public records

At both the federal and state level, requesters filing for similar documents may encounter additional barriers in the form of so called “vexatious requester” laws.

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How the FAA ruined Valentine's Day

How the FAA ruined Valentine’s Day

If you’re wondering why you can’t send drone-delivered bouquets to your loved one the Valentine’s Day, blame the cold-hearted scolds at the Federal Aviation Administration, who dashed those hopes back in 2014.

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Add “space” to the list of industries looking to get a Trump presidency push

Add “space” to the list of industries looking to get a Trump presidency push

Last week, Robert Bigelow, founder of Bigelow Aerospace encouraged broader spending in orbit. He suggested doubling NASA’s budget, which would bring the agency’s cut to a full one percent of federal spending. Docs released as part of the company’s BEAM project help show the regulatory concerns that leave space tourism an international grey zone.

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Join us on the hunt for the government's oldest computer

Join us on the hunt for the government’s oldest computer

As the saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” If a machine is doing its job, reliably and without error, then common sense dictates that you just shouldn’t mess with it. This is doubly true for computers and quadruply true for government computers. This lends itself to an obvious question: what’s the government computer most in need of an upgrade?

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The FAA has *finally* released its list of government agencies authorized to use drones

The FAA has *finally* released its list of government agencies authorized to use drones

After months of stalling, the Federal Aviation Administration has at last released an updated list of waivers to fly drones in national airspace. New approvals include the ATF and Army Corps of Engineers, Michigan State Police and local cops in Mobile and Daytona Beach … plus the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District.

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