California has revised its proposed "Pay As You Drive" insurance regulations. A full copy of the regulations can be found here.
Vector One has an article on the growing importance of spatial data quality that is a worthwhile read for both lawyers and policymakers.
According to a post on Techblog86, China is "investigating" maps. Matters being investigated include: maps being produced without a license, maps that contain sensitive information - such as military facilities - as well as maps that fail to include territories that officially belong to the PRC. A recent post from Ogle Earth is a good example as to how and why this can be such an important issue.