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On June 29, 2011, Judge Ware of the Ninth Circuit issued an order granting in part and denying in part Google’s motion to dismiss the class action lawsuit In re Google Inc. Street View Electronic...

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Yesterday, the Supreme Court released its opinion in Bullcoming v. New Mexico, holding that the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution requires that the forensic analyst who prepares a report, or someone...

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Following an oversight hearing on Data Retention earlier this year, Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has followed through on his threat to industry by once again introducing a bill that...

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Cybersecurity is on the Mind

June 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the wake of President Obama’s release of legislative proposals to enhance cybersecurity, there have been a number of developments addressing the use of proactive cyber “weapons” or defensive counter-measures.  While the President’s proposal addressed...

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On May 12, 2011, the White House issued a press release and sent a package of legislative proposals to Congress outlining the Administration’s recommendations to enhance protection of the American people, federal systems, and critical...

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This week, the Chinese government announced the creation of a new office within the State Council General Information Office. The role of this office is to oversee and coordinate the efforts of the many agencies...

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Update:  Congress Seeks Answers from Apple on iPhone Location Data Senator Al Franken and Representative Ed Markey have both issued letters to Apple CEO Steve Jobs seeking answers about the privacy concerns raised by a...

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Yesterday, April 6, 2011, two government agencies’ testified in a hearing entitled “The Electronic Communications Privacy Act:  Government Perspectives on Protecting Privacy in the Digital Age” before the Senate Judiciary Committee.  Committee Chairman Leahy has...

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On April 7th from 1:00 pm to 2:00pm EST Marc Zwillinger and Elizabeth Banker will lend their expertise to the EDUCAUSE webinar series. These webinars are designed to facilitate hour-long presentations on critical information technology...

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Like most things these days the online book market is rapidly growing and eclipsing the non-digital market. With that in mind Senator Leland Yee from California recently introduced legislation to put stronger privacy protections in...

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