Vague Definitions in CISPA Raise Concerns of SOPA 2.0
The use of personal email for business is a significant problem for records retention and privacy programs.
On March 18, 2013, the British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPBC) announced an...more
An adjudicator of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (OIPC) has concluded that the Personal Information Protection Act (Alberta) (PIPA) applies to the Legal Aid Society of Alberta. The decision...more
The Maryland State Senate is considering several cybersecurity-related bills to advance the state’s efforts to be the epicenter for cybersecurity. Maryland has already enacted several measures to foster cybersecurity...more
The Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has recently released several Orders relating to access to personal information pursuant to the Personal Information and Privacy Act (“PIPA”)....more
The 112th Congress saw a lot of activity focused on new and changing technologies, but few legislative breakthroughs. Early in the year, there was significant activity around intellectual property and online piracy issues,...more
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”) is a pending legislative proposal aimed at protecting against cyber-threats and cyber-attacks. CISPA follows the much publicized and now effectively defunct...more
The House of Representatives has passed The Cyber Information and Security Protection Act, sponsored by Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) and introduced not long after SOPA and PIPA were abandoned in the wake of a popular uprising of...more
SOPA and PIPA, as legislative efforts to deal with online piracy and other infringing activity, have gone the way of the Edsel. But their next of kin, a new bill known as CISPA, has made it through the House, passing 248 to...more
April 12 (Bloomberg Law) -- Trevor Timm, activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), a new bill that attempts to...more
We previously wrote about the broad protests over two bills in Congress targeting online copyright infringement – the House’s Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Senate’s Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA). We...more
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