Delighted vacations and welcome back again to Citizen Tech, InformationWeek’s regular monthly policy roundup. For this closing report of 2021, we’re seeking at the Biden administration’s triumphs, failures, and claims, as perfectly as cybersecurity in the US and abroad, electronic working conditions in Europe, and much more.
‘Build Back again Better’ Hits a Wall
President Biden’s vaunted Create Back again Improved infrastructure invoice unsuccessful to clear the Senate very last week, when Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced that he would not vote for it.
The strategy had (or has, if you believe that that a revised version will eventually meet Senator Manchin’s approval) a range of important tech and electronic implications. One particular, for instance, was the promise of internet-zero carbon emissions by the federal government by 2050, an bold challenge that hinges on accessibility to a range of producing systems, like zero-emission cars and 14MW solar facilities, according to a