Story Titles from the Tech Law Journal Daily E-Mail Alert, by Issue.
January - June, 2004
Alert No. 929, Wednesday, June 30.
• COPA Sponsor Addresses Supreme Court Decision
• NTIA Releases Reports on Spectrum Management
• DC Circuit Denies Petition for Review in NASUCA v. FCC
Alert No. 928, Tuesday, June 29.
• Supreme Court Affirms Preliminary Injunction of COPA
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Securities Fraud Case
• 8th Circuit Affirms in Leach v. Mediacom
• Judiciary Committee Members Introduce Spyware Bill
• FCC Issues Public Notice on Use of Small Antennas for Unlicensed Wi-Fi and Other Devices
Alert No. 927, Monday, June 28.
• Bush Addresses Technology Issues
• Kerry Addresses Tech Issues
• Senate Passes PIRATE Act to Enable DOJ to Bring Civil Actions for Copyright Infringement
• Senate Passes ART Act
• Senate Passes CREATE Act to Promote Collaborative Research
• Bush Signs Standards Development Organization Advancement Act
• Bush Signs Antitrust Criminal Penalty Enhancement and Reform Act
• House Commerce Committee Approves Junk Fax Bill
• Rep. Kleczka Introduces RFID Bill
• US EU Summit in Ireland Addresses Tech Related Issues
• OMB Issues Memorandum Re Executive Branch Entity Critical Infrastructure Plans
Alert No. 926, Friday, June 25.
• House Commerce Committee Approves Spyware Bill
• 4th Circuit Denies Rehearing En Banc in PSINet v. Chapman Following Procedural Flukes
• House and Senate Committees Take Up US Australia FTA Implementation Act
Alert No. 925, Thursday, June 24.
• Senators Introduce Bill to Amend Copyright Act to Ban Inducement of Infringement
• Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on P2P Technology
• House Commerce Committee to Mark Up Spyware Bill
• Senators Address Impending Expiration of R&D Tax Credit
• AT&T and Bells Continue to Debate Unbundling Order
Alert No. 924, Wednesday, June 23.
• Chairman Barton Says Commerce Committee Will Mark Up Boucher Doolittle Bill in July
• Judiciary Committee Leaders Allege Jurisdictional Power Grab
• House Commerce Committee's Primary Jurisdiction Over HR 107
Alert No. 923, Tuesday, June 22.
• Supreme Court Affirms 9th Circuit in Intel v. AMD
• Supreme Court Upholds Statute Compelling Identification
Alert No. 922, Monday, June 21.
• House Subcommittee Approves Spyware Bill
• Legislators Introduce Bills Pertaining to NCIC Database, Data Mining and FISA Surveillance
• Rep. Dreier Addresses Economic Growth, Productivity, and Information Technology
• Treasury Secretary Comments on ETI Repeal Bills
• 11th Circuit Limits Private Suits by DBS Providers Against Pirates
Alert No. 921, Friday, June 18.
• House Passes Bill to Repeal ETI
• Cheney Addresses Technology
Alert No. 920, Thursday, June 17.
• District Court Upholds Constitutionality of § 514 of Uruguay Round Agreements Act
• FTC Recommends Against National Do Not E-Mail Registry
• NTIA's Gallagher Writes Powell Re Interim Unbundling Rules
• FCC Commissioners Address Local Telephone Competition Rules
Alert No. 919, Wednesday, June 16.
• House Financial Services Committee Approves Stock Options Bill
Alert No. 918, Tuesday, June 15.
• House Ways and Means Committee Approves Tax Bill that Repeals ETI
• Ways and Means Committee Approves Bill to Limit Deductions for IP Contributions
• Ways and Means Committee Votes to Extend Research and Development Tax Credit
• Ways and Means Committee Debates Private Tax Collectors and Information Privacy
• Supreme Court Denies Cert for Law Firm Seeking Consumer Complaints to FTC
Alert No. 917, Monday, June 14.
• House to Take Up Tax Bill with ETI Repeal and Tech Provisions
• DOD and NIST Enter Into MOU Re Defense Technology
• Microsoft Appeals European Commission Decision
• 10th Circuit Rules on Enforcement of FTC Act Injunctions
• District Court Construes Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Alert No. 916, Friday, June 11.
• CLECs Seek Stay of Court of Appeals Opinion in USTA II
• FCC Adopts RO & NPRM Re ITFS/MDS Band
• FCC Adopts RO and NPRM Regarding Spectrum Sharing in the 1.6 and 2.4 GHz Bands
• FCC Adopts NOI For Annual Report to Congress on Video Programming
• FCC Releases Quarterly Report on Informal Consumer Complaints and Inquiries
• Clear Channel Settles With FCC
• Secretary Ridge Testifies Regarding Homeland Security
Alert No. 915, Thursday, June 10.
• Solicitor General Will Not Seek Supreme Court Review in USTA II
• EPIC Sues TSA And FBI Under FOIA For Records Related to CAPPS II Debate
• FCC Revises Agenda for June 10 Meeting
Alert No. 914, Wednesday, June 9.
• Ashcroft Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
• Ashcroft Testifies Regarding PATRIOT Act
• 2nd Circuit Rules Public Has First Amendment Right of Access to Court Dockets
• 3rd Circuit Rules in CWA Union Dues Case
Alert No. 913, Tuesday, June 8.
• Pate Addresses US EU Differences on Antitrust, Microsoft, and IPR
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Section 230 Immunity Case
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Ranger Cellular
• Circuit Courts Rule in Counterfeiting Cases
Alert No. 912, Monday, June 7.
• Rep. Cox Addresses Technology and Homeland Security
• McCain and Leahy Introduce Low Power FM Bill
• GAO Reports on P2P Piracy at Universities
• Senators Nelson and Feinstein Introduce Bill to Regulate Foreign Outsourcing
Alert No. 911, Friday, June 4.
• FCC Announces Agenda for June 10 Meeting
• Powell Addresses Wireless Broadband Issues
• Ken Starr Says the Big Issue in the FCC's TRO and USTA II is Separation of Powers
• House Commerce Committee Approves Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on DTV Transition
Alert No. 910, Thursday, June 3.
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on FTC Nominees
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Ben Wu Nomination
Alert No. 909, Wednesday, June 2.
• U.S. and Mexico Settle Telecom Dispute
• GAO Reports on Economic Arrangements Among Small Webcasters
• GAO Reports on Spectrum Management
• DC Circuit Dismisses AT&T's Petition for Review of Public Notice of § 272 Sunset
Alert No. 908, Tuesday, June 1.
• Directv Denies Plans to Scrap Use of Satellites for Broadband Access
• 11th Circuit Holds Award of Liquidated Damages for Violation of ECPA is Discretionary
• GAO Reports on Computer Control Weaknesses at FDIC
• FCC Extends Deadline for Reply Comments in Broadband Over Powerline Proceeding
Alert No. 907, Friday, May 28.
• GAO Reports on Data Mining at Federal Agencies
• Phil Bond Addresses the Politics of Nanotechnology
• DOJ Files Criminal Complaint Against NEC Subsidiary Alleging E-Rate Fraud
Alert No. 906, Thursday, May 27.
• Powell and Adelstein Address FCC Spectrum Related Proceedings
• 1st Circuit Construes Attorneys Fees Shifting Section of Copyright Act
• DC Circuit Rules in Patent Malpractice Case
• Privacy Groups Comment on Proposed Rules Regarding Use of Medical Information in Financial System
Alert No. 905, Wednesday, May 26.
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Internet Wine Sales Cases
• FCC Releases NPRM Regarding Unlicensed Use of TV Spectrum
• Snow Addresses Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Alert No. 904, Monday, May 24.
• Sensenbrenner and Conyers Introduce Bill to Modify Antitrust Law in Reaction to Trinko and Goldwasser Cases
• FBI Director Mueller Appears Before Senate Judiciary Committee
• Ashcroft Calls for Extension of PATRIOT Act Provisions
• FRB's Bies Addresses Role of Info Tech in Corporate Governance
Alert No. 903, Friday, May 21.
• Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Business Meeting
• Senate Judiciary Committee Approves ENFORCE Act
• House CIIP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on DVD Filtering Technology
• Sen. Wyden Places Hold on Majoras Nomination
• Rep. Meek Introduces Bill to Require Federal Privacy Officers
• Rep. Capuano Introduces Visas Mantis Bill
• Rep. Eshoo Addresses E-911
• 11th Circuit Addresses Loss of Use Damages for Severance of Fiber Optic Cable
Alert No. 902, Thursday, May 20.
• House Telecom Committee Holds Hearing on New Technologies
• Rep. Cox Suggests Shutting Down the FCC
Alert No. 901, Wednesday, May 19.
• Bush Will Renominate Alan Greenspan
• U.S. and Australia Sign FTA
• Commerce Department Releases Report on Standards and Trade Barriers
• Powell Addresses Future of Broadband
• SEC Files Complaint Against Lucent
Alert No. 900, Tuesday, May 18.
• DOD Advisory Committee Backs Data Mining, with Attention to Privacy
• European Commission Adopts Decision on Airline Passenger Data
• Sen. Kennedy Introduces Health Care Info Tech Bill
Alert No. 899, Monday, May 17.
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Business Activity Taxes
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Creating Fair Use Exceptions to DMCA
• Rep. Barton Addresses Spyware
• OECD Meeting Addresses Doha and Outsourcing
• Zoellick Addresses IPR and Russian Accession to WTO
• Rep. Markey Introduces Data Protectionism Bill
• FCC Adopts NPRM Regarding One Call Notification System
• FCC Adopts Access Charge Reform Report and Order
• FCC Affirms International Bureau's Whipsawing Order
• DHS Creates Data Analysis Entity
Alert No. 898, Friday, May 14.
• FCC Adopts NPRM Regarding Unlicensed Use of Broadcast TV Spectrum
Alert No. 897, Thursday, May 13.
• Capital Markets Subcommittee Approves Stock Options Bill
• House Judiciary Committee Holds Mark Up Session
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Domain Name Fraud Bill
• Bill Would Reinstate Video Description Rules
Alert No. 896, Wednesday, May 12.
• Muris Resigns, Majoras Nominated
• G8 Nations Issue Statement on Cyber Security
• DOJ's Delrahim Addresses Compulsory Licensing of IPR In Antitrust Cases
• 2nd Circuit Affirms in CalPERS v. WorldCom
Alert No. 895, Tuesday, May 11.
• Bush Nominates Griffith for DC Circuit
• Greenspan Addresses Information Technology and Globalization
• FRB Governor Olson Addresses Use of Information Technology in Banking
• PFF Releases Papers on Compulsory Licensing
Alert No. 894, Monday, May 10.
• Bush Addresses Trade and Broadcast and Internet Speech
• Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Nomination of Dudas to Head the USPTO
• Microsoft Bounty Leads to Arrest of Worm Perpetrator
• DOJ Reports that 1,724 FISA Orders Were Issued for Electronic Surveillance and Physical Search in 2003
• EIA Releases Tech Policy Recommendations
• 8th Circuit Rules on Interstate Nature of Phone Calls in Criminal Case
Alert No. 893, Friday, May 7.
• House Telecom & Internet Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Dot Kids Domain
• House Passes Bill to Delay INTELSAT IPO
• FCC Releases Agenda of May 13 Meeting
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on P2P Smut
Alert No. 892, Thursday, May 6.
• FCC Forms Wireless Broadband Access Task Force
• House Judiciary Committee Puts Off Mark Up of Tech Related Bills
• Rambus Files Antitrust Suit Against Micron, Hynix, Siemen & Infineon
Alert No. 891, Wednesday, May 5.
• Bush Continues To Address Broadband in Campaign Speeches
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Extending SHVIA
• Groups Oppose Fraudulent Online Identity Sanctions Act
• Privacy Groups Argue that All Google Gmail Users May Be Criminals
Alert No. 890, Tuesday, May 4.
• Congressional Committees Consider Extension of Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999
• NIST Releases Draft Report on VOIP Security
• ACCF Predicts TRO and Opinion in USTA v FCC Will Increase Capital Spending, GDP and Employment
• FTC and DOJ Bring First CAN SPAM Act Cases
• 6th Circuit Rules on Compensation for ISP Bound Traffic
Alert No. 889, Monday, May 3.
• Senate Passes Weakened Version Internet Non-discrimination Act
• Google Files IPO Registration Statement with SEC
• EPIC Inquires About Use of Google Technologies by FBI
• US Courts Releases 2003 Data on Interception of Wire Oral & Electronic Communications
Alert No. 888, Friday, April 30.
• 9th Circuit Grants Rehearing in Case Regarding Personal Jurisdiction Over Internet Retailers
• House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on Digital Fair Use Bill
• Representatives Write Ridge About Cyber Security
• Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Four Intellectual Property Bills
Alert No. 887, Thursday, April 29.
• Senate Passes Bill Allowing Delay in INTELSAT IPO
• Comcast Withdraws Proposal to Acquire Disney
• Tech Companies Seek Senate Passage of USPTO Fee Bill
• FCC Files Amicus Brief in Vonage v. Minnesota PUC
• Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Law Allowing FBI to Obtain Records from Electronic Communication Service Providers
• District Court Rules on Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Web Site Operator in Copyright Infringement Case
Alert No. 886, Wednesday, April 28.
• President Bush Advocates Conversion to Electronic Medical Records
• Bush Addresses Privacy of Electronic Medical Records
• FCC Releases NPRM on Unlicensed Use of the 3650-3700 MHz Band
• FCC Releases Report and Order Regarding RFID
Alert No. 885, Tuesday, April 27.
• Bush Addressed Broadband Access Taxes, Research and Development, and Conversion to Electronic Medical Records
• Senate Begins Consideration of Internet Tax Non-Discrimination Act
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Telecom Cases
Alert No. 884, Monday, April 26.
• Sen. Edwards Introduces Telehealth Bill
• Rep. Frank Introduces Bill To Require Reimbursement of Some Gains from Sale of Stock Acquired by Option
• Sen. Leahy and Sen. Feingold Write Colleagues Regarding Data Mining by Federal Agencies
• Sen. Leahy Responds to President Bush's Speeches about the PATRIOT Act
• FRB Governor Discusses Labor Markets
Alert No. 883, Friday, April 23.
• European Commission Releases Microsoft Decision
• DOJ Announces Raids of Online Piracy Organizations
• Sen. McConnell Advocates Extension of Expiring Sections of the PATRIOT Act
• 5th Circuit Rules in Cyber Squatting and Trademark Dilution Case
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Trademark Dilution
• Senate Judiciary Committee Postpones Consideration of Intellectual Property Bills
Alert No. 882, Thursday, April 22.
• FCC Rules on AT&T's VOIP Petition
• Bush Addresses Broadband Policy, Free Trade and the PATRIOT Act
• Senate Judiciary Committee to Take Up Intellectual Property Bills
Alert No. 881, Wednesday, April 21.
• Bush Continues to Speak About PATRIOT Act
• FCC and NextWave Settle
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Greene v. Sprint
Alert No. 880, Tuesday, April 20.
• Bush Proposes to Extend and Expand PATRIOT Act
• Bush Opposes Congressional Proposals to Roll Back Parts of PATRIOT Act
• 4th Circuit Holds that Consumers Lack Standing to Sue Under Lanham Act
Alert No. 879, Monday, April 19.
• Bush Addresses PATRIOT Act
• OMB Revises Peer Review Guidelines
• Greenspan Reviews Roles of Commercial Law and Reputation for Integrity
• FBI's National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council to Address Outsourcing
• USTR Reorganizes Asian Affairs
Alert No. 878, Friday, April 16.
• FCC Announces FNPRM and NOI Regarding Digital Audio Broadcasting
• FCC Announces NPRM Regarding Unlicensed Use in the 3650-3700 MHz Band
• FCC Announces Report and Order Regarding Use of RFID with Shipping Containers
• NTIA's Gallagher Writes Senate Regarding Reallocating Spectrum for 3G Use
• More States Join Antitrust Suit Against Oracle
Alert No. 877, Thursday, April 15.
• FRB Governors Offer Economic Analyses of Offshoring and Free Trade
• Senators Ask TSA for Information about Acquisition of Airline Passenger Data
• Appeals Court Rejects Entrapment Argument in Encryption Export Case
Alert No. 876, Wednesday, April 14.
• Appeals Court Rules There is No Cybersquatting Claim When Registered Mark is Held to Be Generic
• Sen. Clinton Introduces Bill That Mixes Trade Protectionism and Data Privacy
• Sen. Frist Addresses Outsourcing
• Local Phone Companies Offer Support for DOJ's Petition to Expand CALEA to Cover Information Services
Alert No. 875, Tuesday, April 13.
• FCC Receives Comments Regarding DOJ Petition to Expand the CALEA to Cover Information Services
• Internet Companies Oppose DOJ CALEA Petition
• Scalia Asserts That There Is a First Amendment Right Not to Speak on Radio or Television
• Microsoft and InterTrust Settle DRM Patent Dispute
Alert No. 874, Monday, April 12.
• USTR Releases Report on Telecom Market Access Barriers
• USTR Releases US-Morocco FTA and Report of Advisory Committees
• Sen. Burns Introduces Bill to Allow Delay in INTELSAT IPO
• American Airlines Gave Passenger Data to TSA and Others
• FCC Fines Clear Channel $495,000
• Commerce Department Official Warns of Nano Luddites
Alert No. 873, Friday, April 9.
• FCC Releases Agenda of April 15 Meeting
• FCC Receives Few Substantive Comments on DOJ Petition For Rulemaking
• Summary of DOJ Petition for Rulemaking to Expand the CALEA to Cover Information Services
Alert No. 872, Thursday, April 8.
• Sununu and Pickering Introduce VOIP Regulatory Freedom Bills
• Summary of VOIP Regulatory Freedom Bills
• Ballmer Addresses Cybersecurity
• Privacy Groups Request That Google Suspend Its New Free Gmail Service
• FTC and USPTO Officials Will Participate in Patent Conference
Alert No. 871, Wednesday, April 7.
• Bush Addresses Math and Science Education
• Cable Companies Seek Stay of Brand X Mandate
• ICANN Moves to Dismiss Most of VeriSign's Wildcard Complaint
• BIS Annual Report Addresses Encryption, IT Hardware, and Deemed Exports
Alert No. 870, Tuesday, April 6.
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Wire Fraud Case
• Five Indicted for Fraud in Connection with FCC E-Rate Subsidy Program
• SBC and Sage Announce Agreement to Replace UNE-P
• Abernathy Addresses Telecommunications Security
• Google's New Free E-Mail Service Starts Privacy Debate
Alert No. 869, Monday, April 5.
• Microsoft and Sun Microsystems Settle
• Pate Criticizes EC Decision Regarding Microsoft
• Senators Bash FASB Stock Options Proposal and Class Action Lawyers
• WTO Panel Rules Regarding Telecommunications In Mexico
• Japan Joins US in Complaining to WTO About China's Discriminatory Tax on Integrated Circuits
Alert No. 868, Friday, April 2.
• 9th Circuit Denies Rehearing in BrandX v. FCC
• FCC Commissioner Copps Addresses Broadband Network Neutrality
• California Court Rules on Recording of Phone Conversations
• Rep. Cox Addresses Cyber Security
Alert No. 867, Thursday, April 1.
• FASB Proposes Expensing of Stock Options
• FCC to Seek Extension of Stay of DC Circuit Vacatur of TRO
• FTC Supports State Legislation Allowing Internet Wine Sales
Alert No. 866, Tuesday, March 30.
• U.S. Legislators Criticize EU Action Against Microsoft
• Treasury Secretary Snow Addresses Outsourcing
• Leahy and Hatch Introduce Bill to Give DOJ Authority to Bring Civil Actions for Copyright Infringement
• Sen. Biden Introduces Anticounterfeiting Bill
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Cable Rates
Alert No. 865, Monday, March 29.
• Bush Calls for Universal Broadband Access by 2007
• Bush Speech Omits Reference to FCC
• Bush Addresses Economic Isolationism
• Sen. Kerry States That He is Not a Protectionist
• AEA Opposes Protectionist Response to Outsourcing
• Dingell and Upton Write to FCC About Broadcast Auxiliary Services
• 9th Circuit Considers Genetic Privacy
Alert No. 864, Friday, March 26.
• Supreme Court Reverses in Nixon v. Missouri
• Divided 4th Circuit Affirms in Internet Smut Case, PSINet v. Chapman
Alert No. 863, Thursday, March 25.
• European Commission Seeks 497 Million Euros and Code Removal from Microsoft
• US Antitrust Chief Says EU's Microsoft Decision Could Harm Innovation and Consumers
• Microsoft Will Challenge EC Decision in Court
• 4th Circuit Affirms That Section 230 Immunity Extends to Federal Civil Rights Action
• Evans Opposes Isolationist Response to Outsourcing
Alert No. 862, Wednesday, March 24.
• Senate Communications Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Spyware Bill
• GAO Finds That FBI's IT Transformation is Over Budget and Behind Schedule
• NCTA's Sachs Addresses Cable Programming, Decency, and Parental Controls
• E-Mail Threatens Financial Viability of USPS
Alert No. 861, Tuesday, March 23.
• Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Identification Case
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Copyright Case
• Senators DeWine and Kohl Urge Solicitor General to Seek Cert in USTA v. FCC
• Rep. Dreier Addresses Innovation, Offshoring and Isolationism
Alert No. 860, Monday, March 22.
• Study Suggests Public Subsidies of Research Parks are Ineffective
• House Committee Holds Hearing on Internet Pharmacy Bill
• Jon Dudas Testifies Before House Appropriations Subcommittee on USPTO Budget
• Sen. Lieberman Propounds Interrogatories to DHS on Cyber Security
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Process of Preparing for WRCs
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on CAPPS II
• Representatives Introduce Resolution Condemning Judicial Reliance Upon Foreign Precedent
Alert No. 859, Friday, March 19.
• EU and Microsoft Fail to Reach Settlement
• US Complains to WTO About PR China's Tax Preference for Domestic Producers of Integrated Circuits
• More People Write DOJ and FCC Regarding Whether to Seek Cert in TRO Case
• FCC General Counsel Submits Letter Brief in Media Ownership Case
• FTC Obtains TRO Against Computer Sales Scam
Alert No. 858, Thursday, March 18.
• California Court Finds Jurisdiction Over Nevada Hotels Based on Interactive Websites
• California Court Finds Jurisdiction Over Out of State Telemarketers
• Judge Posner Writes Opinion on Attorneys Fees in Copyright Case
• PFF Paper Criticizes Open Source and Free Culture Movements
• Rep. Smith Urges Senate to Pass Intellectual Property Bills
• Cato Paper Criticizes Hysteria and Demagoguery on IT Outsourcing
Alert No. 857, Wednesday, March 17.
• Colin Powell Discusses Outsourcing
• Rep. Tauzin Introduces Bill to Limit Foreign Government Control of FCC Licenses
• Four Senators Urge AG Ashcroft to Appeal in Unbundling Case
• District Court Sets June 7 Trial Date in U.S. v. Oracle
• Verizon Required to Bargain with CWA Over Giving Time Off for Blood Drives
Alert No. 856, Tuesday, March 16.
• Bush Addresses Trade and Protectionism
• Greenspan Opposes New Round of Protectionism
• House CIIP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Compulsory Licensing
Alert No. 855, Monday, March 15.
• House Passes Broadcast Decency Bill
• FTC Announces CAN-SPAM Act Rulemaking
• FCC Announces Rulemaking on Wireless Provisions of CAN-SPAM Act
Alert No. 854, Thursday, March 11.
• Powell Offers Timetable for FCC's Fourth Attempt to Write Unbundling Rules
• House Passes CREATE Act
• DOJ and Oracle Agree on Trial Date in Action to Stop Acquisition of PeopleSoft
• EPIC Comments on Incorporating Privacy Protections in IPv6
Alert No. 853, Wednesday, March 10.
• Martin Criticizes DC Circuit Opinion in USTA v. FCC
• USTR Zoellick Testifies to Senate Finance Committee
• Senate Commerce Committee Marks Up Broadcast Decency Bill
• NTIA/NIST Publish Public Comments on IPv6
Alert No. 852, Tuesday, March 9.
• Supreme Court to Allow EU to Participate In Oral Argument in Intel v. AMD
• 6th Circuit Rules for Domain Name Registrant Who Published Complaint Web Site
• 7th Circuit Rules in Indiana Bell v. McCarty
• Donaldson Addresses New Technologies and Market Regulation
• Small Wineries File Petition for Writ of Certiorari Re NY Direct Sales Ban
• Legislators Introduce Bills to Limit Deductions for Contributions of IPR
• FEC Wraps Up Bush Cheney 2000 Air Charter Matter
Alert No. 851, Monday, March 8.
• Rep. Wolf Introduces Bill To Transfer USTR Reporting & Enforcement Functions to Commerce
• Senators Introduce Children's Listbroker Privacy Act
• House Commerce Committee Considers Database Bills
• House to Vote on CREATE Act
• House Commerce Committee Passes Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act
Alert No. 850, Friday, March 5.
• FCC Announces Agenda of March 11 Meeting
• House Commerce Committee Chairman Barton Announces Organizational Changes
• Republicans Discuss House Commerce Committee Agenda
• House Commerce Committee Republicans Discuss Rewrite of Telecom Act
• Rep. Barton Plans to Examine E-Rate Subsidies
Alert No. 849, Thursday, March 4.
• House Passes USPTO Fee Bill
• House Passes Copyright Royalty and Distribution Act
• Northwest Airlines Answers Privacy Complaint Re Transfer of Passenger Data to NASA
Alert No. 848, Wednesday, March 3.
• Appeals Court Overturns Key Provisions of FCC Triennial Review Order
• Reaction to the Appeals Court Opinion in USTA v. FCC
• House Rules Committee Adopts Rule for Consideration of USPTO Fee Bill
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Civil Rights Division
Alert No. 847, Tuesday, March 2.
• Senators Introduce Anti-Spyware Bill
• EU Imposes FSC/ETI Sanctions
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Cleveland v. Viacom
• 7th Circuit Rules in Interconnection Case
• Adelstein Addresses Broadband Issues
Alert No. 846, Monday, March 1.
• House Scheduled to Take Up USPTO Fee Bill
• Antitrust Division Sues Oracle to Enjoin Its Proposed Acquisition of PeopleSoft
• Greenspan Discusses Property Rights in Conceptual Products
• Zoellick Condemns PR China's Theft of Intellectual Property
• Canadian Court Rules It Has Jurisdiction Over Washington Post Based on Web Publication
• GAO Reports on Competitive Sourcing by Federal Agencies
• US and EU Release Statement on GPS/Galileo Negotiations
Alert No. 845, Friday, February 27.
• Commerce Department Releases Report on TeleHealth
• Senators Write in Opposition to State Taxation of Internet Access
• Japanese FTC Investigates Microsoft
• Rep. DeLauro and Rep. Dingell Introduce Outsourcing Protectionism Bill
• Panitchpakdi Addresses Doha Round, Multilateralism and Outsourcing
• Lamy Addresses Doha Agenda
Alert No. 844, Thursday, February 26.
• House Science Committee Holds Hearing on Visa Delays for Alien Scientists
• Gates Announces Plans for Caller ID for E-Mail
• District Court Upholds TSR Against Challenge by Non-Profits That Hire Telemarkers
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing On VOIP
• Copps Wants an Expensive Broadband Regulatory Regime
• House Commerce Subcommittee Approves Alternative Database Bill
Alert No. 843, Wednesday, February 25.
• Supreme Court Holds No Recovery Against Federal Government Under Privacy Act for Disclosure of SSNs Without Showing of Actual Damages
• GAO Reports on Use of Social Security Numbers
• Third Circuit Rules in Compelled Speech Case
Alert No. 842, Tuesday, February 24.
• Tom Ridge Addresses Technology, Critical Infrastructures, and Information Sharing
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Video Pipeline v. Buena Vista
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Patent Cases
• FCC Seeks Comment on National TV Ownership Cap
• SEC Commissioner Glassman Addresses ECNs
Alert No. 841, Monday, February 23.
• Greenspan Addresses Outsourcing
• DHS Finds No Privacy Act Violation In Connection With JetBlue Transfer of Passenger Data
• EPIC Seeks OMB Reversal of FBI Exemption of NCIC Database from Privacy Act Requirements
• FBI Announces Anti-Piracy Seal
Alert No. 840, Thursday, February 19.
• FDA Supports Use of RFID to Combat Counterfeit Drugs
• DHS Announces Adoption of Rules Implementing the Critical Infrastructure Information Act
• 2nd Circuit Rules in Internet Wines Sales Case
• Federal Circuit Rules in Patent Case Involving Interactive Program Guides
Alert No. 839, Wednesday, February 18.
• 10th Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Do Not Call Registry
• Cingular Wireless Announces Deal to Acquire AT&T Wireless
• ALJ Dismisses FTC Complaint Against Rambus
• 4th Circuit Rules USPTO Ad Campaign Was Not A Reviewable Final Agency Action
• USTR Zoellick Discusses US Outsourcing
• NTIA Publishes Notice Regarding TOP Grants
Alert No. 838, Tuesday, February 17.
• Sen. Alexander Introduces Bill Regarding Internet Tax Moratorium
• USTR Announces Plans to Negotiate FTA with Thailand
Alert No. 837, Monday, February 16.
• FCC Adopts NPRM Regarding Regulation of Internet Protocol Services
• House Science Committee Holds Hearing on R&D Funding
• Appeals Court Rules Contributory Infringement Claim Against AOL Must Go to Jury
• District Court Lets Stand $19,725,270.00 Infringement Verdict for Copying Newsletter onto Corporate Intranet
• Appeals Court Addresses Meaning of "Necessary" in FCC Biennial Review Process
• District Court Addresses Personal Jurisdiction in Patent Litigation
• House Subcommittee Approves Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act
• Comcast Makes Bid for Disney
• IIPI Paper Examines Tax Deductions for IP Donations
• FTC Releases Data on Do Not Call Registry Complaints and Registrations
Alert No. 836, Friday, February 13.
• GAO Report Finds CAPPS II Fails to Meet Congressional Criteria
• Democratic Representatives Write Bush Re CAPPS II
• Viacom Seeks FEC Advisory Opinion on Mock Online Election
• GAO Reports on Government Information Technology Management
• FCC Rules Pulver's FWD Is Not Telecommunications, Is Not Telecommunications Service, and Is Information Service
• Reaction to the FCC's Pulver Ruling
• FCC Adopts Broadband Over Powerline NPRM
Alert No. 835, Thursday, February 12.
• House Delays Consideration of USPTO Fee Bill
• Greenspan Testifies Regarding Monetary Policy, IT Spending, IT Based Productivity Gains, and Tech Stocks
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Violent and Indecent Programming
Alert No. 834, Wednesday, February 11.
• GAO Releases Report on Cable Competition
• GAO Reports on How USTR Picks FTA Partners
• House Subcommittee Approves Defense of Privacy Act
• Sen. Brownback Introduces Bill to Increase Maximum Fine for Broadcast Indecency
• CATO Essay Criticizes Efforts to Regulate VOIP
• FBI Now Seeks a Rulemaking to Expand CALEA to Cover VOIP Services
Alert No. 833, Tuesday, February 10.
• Powell Opposes Regulations to Impose Broadband Network Neutrality
• US and Australia Conclude FTA with Extensive Info Tech Provisions
• PPI Proposes Replacing Agriculture Subsidies with Investment in Rural Communities
• CFA and CU Release Report Critical of Cable Industry
Alert No. 832, Monday, February 9.
• House to Vote on Bill to End USPTO Fee Diversion
• House Committee Holds Hearing on L Visas
• NTIA Seeks Public Comments on Spectrum Management
• NTIA Seeks Comments on Use of 3650-3700 MHz Band By Unlicensed Devices
• Defendant Pleads Guilty to Hijacking PayPal Accounts
Alert No. 831, Friday, February 6.
• Commerce Committees Schedule More Meetings Regarding Broadcast Indecency
• FCC Releases Agenda for February 12 Meeting
• E-Mail Shows DARPA's Interest in Huge Databases of Commercial Information
Alert No. 830, Thursday, February 5.
• FCC Writes Re Effect of Appropriations Bill on Judicial Review of Media Ownership Rules
• Representatives Introduce Bill to Deter Domain Name Fraud
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on False Domain Name Registration Data
• House Committee Holds Hearing on Competition in Communications
• Rep. Tauzin to Retire from Congress
Alert No. 829, Wednesday, February 4.
• Bush Releases Budget Proposal for FY 2005
• Bush Budget Proposal for Commerce Department
• Bush Budget Proposes No USPTO Fee Diversion in FY 05
• Bush's FCC Budget Proposal Addresses Broadband and Spectrum Policy
• Bush Proposes Budget Increase for FTC
• EC Releases Communication on Information Technologies
• 10th Circuit Reverses in Dominion v. EchoStar
Alert No. 828, Tuesday, February 3.
• California Court Addresses Constitutionality of Regulation of Cyber Cafes
• EC Proposes Community Patent Court
• CDT Releases Paper on DMV Fraud
• NCTA Proposes Framework for Regulation of VOIP
• Documents Describe Microsoft's Government Security Program
• Court Holds Judgment for Willful Patent Infringement Not Dischargable in Bankruptcy
• 11th Circuit Rules on Statute of Limitations in 10b Suit
Alert No. 827, Monday, February 2.
• Tauzin Asks FCC for Prompt Response on AT&T VOIP Petition
• Ashcroft Opposes Senate Bill to Roll Back PATRIOT Act Provisions
• DOJ Submits Report on Complaints Regarding Abuses of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
• Microsoft and SCO Offer Rewards for Information Leading to Conviction of Malicious Coder
• European Trade Commissioner Addresses WTO and Doha
• Microsoft Will Not Now Make Eolas Related Changes to Windows or MSIE
• Republicans Appoint Hall to Commerce and Science Committees with Seniority
• Rep. Dunn Will Not Seek Re-election
Alert No. 826, Thursday, January 29.
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Internet Tobacco Sales Enforcement Act
• DHS Announces National Cyber Alert System
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Repeal 88 Year Old Anti-Dumping Statute
• SEC Files Complaint Against Presto Telecommunications
Alert No. 825, Wednesday, January 28.
• Thornburgh Files Final Report in MCI WorldCom Bankruptcy Case
• DOJ Files Competitive Impact Statement in USA v. First Data and Concord
• EPIC Files Complaint Against NASA Seeking Records Regarding Transfer of Passenger Data
Alert No. 824, Tuesday, January 27.
• Bush Signs Omnibus Appropriations Bill
• Summary of Technology Related Provisions of the Omnibus Appropriations Bill
• House Commerce Committee Takes Up Broadcast Indecency
• Greenspan Addresses Info Tech and Economic Flexibility
• Appeals Court Affirms in CBC v. Disney
• Court Rules on Jurisdiction Over Suit for Breach of Contract by Cell Phone Company
• USTR Makes Announcement Re Costa Rica, CAFTA, Communications and IPR
• NTIA Official Addresses Rights of Way and Broadband Deployment
Alert No. 823, Monday, January 26.
• Sen. Hatch Announces Amended Version of PACT Act
• Senators Introduce Satellite Home Viewer Extension Act
• SCO's McBride Writes Letter to Congress Regarding Open Source Software
• SEC Files Complaint Against Former Computer Associates Executive
• EU Publishes Comments Received Regarding Technology Transfer Agreements
• Four Representatives Write FCC Re Triennial Review Order
Alert No. 822, Friday, January 23.
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Database Protection Bill
• Abernathy Addresses VOIP Regulation
• FTC Releases Report on Fraud and Identity Theft
• CDT Challenges President's Statement on PATRIOT Act
Alert No. 821, Thursday, January 22.
• House Judiciary Committee Approves CREATE Act to Promote Collaborative Research
• RIAA Shifts to John Doe Lawsuits Against P2P Infringers
• Sen. Leahy Responds to President Bush's Comments on PATRIOT Act
Alert No. 820, Monday, January 21.
• SCO Sues Novell for Slander of Title
• EPIC Complains to DOT About Transfer of Airline Passenger Data to NASA
• Supreme Court Rules on Petitions for Writ of Certiorari in Cases Related to Trinko
Alert No. 819, Tuesday, January 20.
• NTIA Submits Comment to FCC in UWB Proceeding
• NTIA and NIST Request Comments on IPv6
• Northwest Airlines Provided Passenger Data to NASA for Data Mining Study
Alert No. 818, Monday, January 19.
• 6th Circuit Rules in Trademark Dispute Involving Term LawOffice
• House Democrats Criticize Bush Administration on Cyber Security and Use of IT
• Governments and Microsoft File Joint Status Report
• DC Circuit Vacates Part of FCC Order Regarding Fees Charges by LEC to Paging Carrier
• Bush Gives Judge Pickering a Recess Appointment
Alert No. 817, Friday, January 16.
• Court Rules That Search Engines Use of Trademarks to Display Banner Ads May Infringe Trademarks
• House Committee Seeks Chicago School Records in Investigation of E-Rate Waste, Fraud and Abuse
• Cato Paper Criticizes Compulsory Licensing
• 6th Circuit Rules in Cell Tower Case
• Microsoft Agrees to Modify Windows XP Feature At Request of DOJ
• GAO Reports on Use of Public Key Infrastructure at Federal Agencies
• USPTO Announces Top Ten Patent Companies
• IBM CEO Advocates Government Support for Innovation Ecosystem
Alert No. 816, Thursday, January 15.
• Powell Addresses Regulation of VOIP
• Cato Study Opposes FCC Imposition of Network Neutrality
• GSA Audit Faults Government Contracting for Information Technology
• FCC Releases MOO Approving News Corp.'s Acquisition of DirecTV
Alert No. 815, Wednesday, January 14.
• Supreme Court Holds That There is No Sherman Act Claim in Verizon v. Trinko
• Lamy Addresses Doha Development Agenda
• Level 3 Files VOIP Petition With FCC
• Summary of Other VOIP Proceedings at the FCC
Alert No. 814, Tuesday, January 13.
• Supreme Court Returns from Recess
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Case Involving LFAs and Cable Franchise Transfers
• 7th Circuit Opinion Addresses Number Portability
• USTR Releases Statement on Doha Development Agenda
Alert No. 813, Monday, January 12.
• Supreme Court Grants Cert in Trademark Case
• Court of Appeals Dismisses KERM Petition for Review for Lack of Standing
• 7th Circuit Addresses Market Power and Distinct Markets
• Verizon's Seidenberg Addresses Broadband
• IBM Receives Wells Notice from SEC
Alert No. 812, Friday, January 9.
• FCC Releases Agenda for January 15 Meeting
• FCC Responds to National League of Cities' Petition for Rehearing in Brand X Case
• US and EC to Hold Discussions on GPS/Galileo Issues
Alert No. 811, Thursday, January 8.
• FRB Governor Kohn Addresses Role of Technological Change in Global Economy
• Posner Opines on Copyright and Fair Use
Alert No. 810, Tuesday, January 6.
• FCC Fines Fax Mill Five Million
• District Court Compares AT&T to Lily "Ernestine" Tomlin
• Ferguson Addresses Information Tech and Productivity Growth
Alert No. 809, Monday, January 5.
• DOD Releases Report on DARPA's Total Information Awareness Program
• DOT To Allow Most Airline Computer Reservation Systems Rules to Sunset
• Rep. Hall Becomes a Republican
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