This will keep policy from being overtaken by the speedy evolution of technology and business models
One of the recurring themes of this column is the challenge of regulating technology. Lawmakers are generally slow to move, taking their time to consider all the consequences of their decisions before enacting regulations. In comparison, technology is always changing—transforming itself, sometimes in a matter of months. This is the primary challenge of tech policy formulation and the problem we most urgently need to solve.