The strangest of things took place in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday: The House of Representatives passed apparently meaningful energy-related legislation with true bipartisan support.
Iceland is considering a ban on internet pornography, in a move that would make it the first western democracy to do so.
President Obama has signed a bill allowing Facebook users to automatically share which Netflix videos they've been watching.
The House of Representatives has passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), despite strongly-worded objections and a threat of a veto from the White House.
The Senate has passed a patent reform bill that marks the biggest change to the patent process in decades.
Amazon's terminated its associates program in California in an attempt to prevent a new sales tax there - an attempt which failed, as the bill was signed into law just hours later.
Two US senators have put forward a bill requiring companies to get permission from mobile users before sharing their locations data with others.
Republican congresswoman Mary Bono Mack is calling for legislation forcing companies to tell the government when they've fallen victim to a data breach.
A new bill under consideration in California would force Facebook and other social networking sites to remove personal information on childrens' accounts at their parents' request.
California is considering introducing electronic license plates that would raise money for the state by screening ads.
Ohio's state legislature today passed a bill that carves out a new law for under-18 individuals who share nude pictures of themselves with other minors. It will allow them to be charged with something other than child pornography.