Legislation

On September 3, the California legislature passed a bill that would require websites and online services to revise their privacy policies to describe their practices with respect to “do not track” mechanisms and third party...

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The California Supreme Court issued two decisions in August that arguably expanded the reach of the UCL: Zhang v. Superior Court, 2013 WL 3942607 (Aug. 1, 2013) and Rose v. Bank of America, 2013 WL...

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State Attorneys General have announced their intention to press Congress to narrow the immunity provisions of the Communication Decency Act (“CDA”), 47 U.S.C. § 230,  to exempt state criminal prosecutions from the CDA safe harbor.  It...

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Rep. Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced via Twitter Wednesday night (6/5) that “[Thursday] @ 12:30 @RepTimRyan @SenRonJohnson and I will introduce new legislation to hold nation-state cyber hackers accountable.”  The new...

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DAY 1, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON (5/22) Cybersecurity Policy Update.  The Wednesday afternoon session at the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute began with a policy update led by Stewart Baker.  He led off with the statement that the...

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Senate Committee Passes ECPA Reform Bill

April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Senate Committee Passes ECPA Reform Bill Today marks an important victory for ECPA reform supporters. This morning, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the Leahy-Lee ECPA reform bill, which will update ECPA to now...

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