May 132018
 
 May 13, 2018  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Kevin Parrish reports: Lawmakers introduced the Secure Data Act on Friday: a new bill that prevents law enforcement and surveillance agencies from forcing companies to insert backdoor entrances into their products and services. The bill was presented by U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) along with four co-sponsors.  “U.S. intelligence [Read More…]

May 102018
 
 May 10, 2018  Posted by  Business, Laws, Online, U.S.

Katharine Goodloe writes: As policymakers weigh the many policy implications associated with the Internet of Things (“IoT”), U.S. lawmakers have put forward a variety of proposals for studying—and regulating—IoT devices.  Although the likelihood of current proposals becoming law this term remain uncertain at best, existing legislative proposals provide important context [Read More…]