Sandboxing And Smart Regulation In An Age of A/B Testing
Editor’s Note: Nick Sinai is a Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, a Venture Partner at Insight Venture Partners, and a former U.S. Deputy CTO at the White House.
The small drone crash at the White House earlier this week is just the latest in a series of reminders that when it comes to regulating new technology the government is woefully slow.
In the White House incident, the quadcopter was operated by an employee of a U.S. intelligence agency who had been drinking and lost control of his friend’s recreational drone.
The incident highlighted the fact that the FAA has yet to finalize its drone rules—and that this security breach may put pressure on the FAA to accelerate that process. I don’t think that is a good idea.
Rushing the regulatory process can result in rules that are…
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