The debate over the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 entering the abortion debate. The abortion debate being put into the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. No matter which way you put it, it makes no sense. But one senator is hoping to include an anti-abortion amendment to the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 anyway.
The Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (CSA or CSA2012) seems to be on the fast track through the government these days. While many people are aware of its counterpart CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act), fewer people seem to be aware of this particular iteration of the legislation.
Despite the fact that the hugely controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA), a law that ushered in a three strikes law in the UK, the battle to try and at least tweak the law into some sense of reasonableness has been raging up to this day.
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Internet censorship is now beginning to sweep the county of Russia and its first big player victim appears to be online blogging forum LiveJournal. While it was re-instated, it leaves many more questions about censorship in general. Two weeks ago, Russia passed Internet censorship legislation.
Have you ever wondered what happens when rights holders actually gets a three strikes law? Well, the people of New Zealand are finding that out first-hand.
Last week, US president Barack Obama penned an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal about why lawmakers should pass what is known as the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. Drew Wilson decided to issue his response on why the reasoning behind Obama’s piece is flawed.
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What happens when an American ISP decides that it wants to protect their customers privacy? Apparently, it gets litigated by the Department of Justice. That’s what happened to one ISP when it questioned a National Security Letter (NSL).
A list of free cloud storage services that keep your data secure and accessible. The days of external hard drives are numbered as Cloud storage takes control.
After a puzzling takedown of a Mitt Romney campaign ad on YouTube by BMG, the video was re-instated after many sources (including us) covered the incident. Still, while the problem seems resolved, many questions remain about the nature of the takedown.
The American election campaign seems to have been crossing over into Internet rights recently. This latest development involves Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. A report has surfaced that says that there was a promise to “vigorously” crack down on pornography.
Things aren’t going anywhere near as well as major copyright corporations had hoped.
After it was hit with such a spectacular defeat in Europe, New Zealand is now saying that the country will open a public consultation on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA). This comes on the heals of a surprise signing of the agreement by Mexico.
Surveillance and privacy have been making headlines recently and it’s as if this will only continue for some time to come.
For years, we’ve warned about the dangers of copyright takedown notices and how tough copyright laws can be used as a tool for censorship. Now, censorship by copyright has reached a political level in the US with a DMCA notice being used to censor the Mitt Romney political campaign.
There’s some rather scary news coming from Australia right now. The Australian government is considering sweeping new surveillance powers which includes the surveillance of social networking sites and data retention.
The fight between MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom and US interests have grown increasingly testy in recent months. Now, the judge hearing Dotcom’s extradition case on the New Zealand side has, himself, weighed in on the copyright debate in general.
The US 6 strike rule has been one of the numerous topics we’ve been following. With it scheduled to start as early as the beginning of this month to a few days later, we’ve been on the lookout for things like quantity of the warning letters.
The Supreme court of Canada has been quite busy recently. A number of decisions have been handed down that affects royalties and when creators can collect on such royalties and when the law simply doesn’t apply. There’s quite a lot in these decisions that did benefit consumers.