How Libraries Can Respond to the Repeal of the FCC Privacy Rules
This week Congress, voting along party lines, passed a resolution that repealed the groundbreaking privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last October under the Obama administration.
Congress Prepares to Vote on CISA, the Flawed Cybersecurity Bill
By Adam Eisgrau Cross-posted from District Dispatch It’s baaaaa-aaaack! S. 754, the often and aptly tagged “zombie” Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) reemerged this month in the Senate […]
Call for Action: Tell Congress to Protect Online Privacy
The Electronic Computer Privacy Act (ECPA) is scheduled for markup tomorrow, Thursday, November 29th, in the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC). Originally enacted in 1986 as a means of addressing telephonic […]
Update: Senate Judiciary Committee Sends PATRIOT Act Renewal To Full Senate
Today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-8 to send the PATRIOT Act reauthorization bill to the full Senate. The New York Times and the Associated Press provide an overview of […]