Story Titles from the Tech Law Journal Daily E-Mail Alert, by Issue.
January - June, 2005
Alert No. 1,165, Thursday, June 30.
• AMD Files Antitrust Complaint Against Intel
• House Rural Caucus Seeks Expansion of Universal Service Taxes and Subsidies and Interconnection Regulation
• Bush Nominates McCormick and Jackson for Export Control Office
• Groups Debate Impact of DTV Transition
Alert No. 1,164, Wednesday, June 29.
• WTO Appellate Body Reverses in Korean DRAM Proceeding
• GAO Reports on Prevalence of Prurience on P2P Networks
• GAO Releases Report on DHS's Cyber Security Efforts
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in McFarling v. Monsanto
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in WH TV v. Zenith
Alert No. 1,163, Tuesday, June 28.
• Supreme Court Rules in MGM v. Grokster
• Reaction to the Supreme Court's Opinion in MGM v. Grokster
• Supreme Court Rules in Brand X Case
• Reaction to the Supreme Court's Opinion in the Brand X Case
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Dagher
Alert No. 1,162, Monday, June 27.
• CIIP Subcommittee to Mark Up USPTO Fee Bill
• CIIP Subcommittee to Mark Up Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Clarification Act
• 1st Circuit Delays Decision in First Amendment Case Regarding State Regulation of Broadcast Speech
• 4th Circuit Affirms in Invention Promoter Case
Alert No. 1,161, Friday, June 24.
• Sen. Stevens Discusses His Process for Revising Telecom Law
• DC Circuit Rules in Northpoint v. FCC
Alert No. 1,160, Thursday, June 23.
• US Chamber Hosts Panel on Municipal Broadband
• Sen. Ensign to Introduce Telecom Bill in July
• Matthew Berry Joins FCC
Alert No. 1,159, Wednesday, June 22.
• GAO Releases Report on USPTO Management
• GAO Reports on Prospects for Imposing Countervailing Duties on Chinese Products
Alert No. 1,158, Tuesday, June 21.
• Supreme Court News
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in Patent Tying Antitrust Case
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Honeywell v. Hamilton Sundstrand
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari Railroad Rights of Way Case
• GAO Report Finds Bad Management of Conversion to Electronic Patent System
• 9th Circuit Holds FCRA Preempts Parts of California Financial Information Privacy Act
• Sensenbrenner Defends House Judiciary Committee Hearings on PATRIOT Act
Alert No. 1,157, Monday, June 20.
• FTC Advises Congress That Mandating Subject Line Labeling Would Not Be Effective Anti-Spam Tool
• PFF Project Recommends Making FCC More Like the FTC and Antitrust Division
• Glassman Argues That Trade Through Rule Impedes Technology and Innovation
• Groups Oppose Legislation Giving FCC Authority to Write Broadcast Flag Rules
Alert No. 1,156, Friday, June 17.
• Sen. McCain Introduces DTV Transition Bill
• NAB and CEA Address Digital to Analog Converter Boxes
• FRB Governor Addresses Effects of Info Tech on Financial Markets
• Microsoft Brings Suits Against Counterfeiters Under New Anti Counterfeiting Amendments Act
Alert No. 1,155, Thursday, June 16.
• House Approves Amendment Related to Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act
• FCC Releases NPRM Regarding Its Mismanagement of Universal Service Programs
• Brad Smith to Leave FEC
Alert No. 1,154, Wednesday, June 15.
• Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Injunctions in Patent Litigation
• APEC Statement Addresses Technology Related Trade Issues
Alert No. 1,153, Tuesday, June 14.
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Media Ownership Rules Case
• Supreme Court Rules on Research Exemption to Patent Infringement
• 4th Circuit Rules in 11th Amendment Immunity Case
• GAO Reports on Spam, Phishing and Spyware Threats to Federal Agencies
• FCC Adopts Order and NPRM Regarding Its Digital Tuner Rules
Alert No. 1,152, Monday, June 13.
• FCC Adopts DR and NPRM Regarding CSEA Implementation
• FCC Adopts Order Regarding Hearing Aid Compatibility of Wireless Phones
• House Votes to Keep U.S. in WTO
• Supreme Court Watch
• Commentary: Partisan Theatrics Threaten Efforts to Place Limits in Title II of PATRIOT Act
Alert No. 1,151, Friday, June 10.
• House CIIP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Patent Bill
• Deputy AG Comey Testifies Before House Judiciary Committee on PATRIOT Act
• Bush and AG Gonzales Address PATRIOT Act
• Bush Names Members of Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
• Senate Confirms Judicial Nominees
Alert No. 1,150, Wednesday, June 8.
• 7th Circuit Construes Removal Provision of Class Action Fairness Act
• Pate Addresses IPR and Antitrust
Alert No. 1,149, Tuesday, June 7.
• Sen. Stevens Advocates Government Secrecy and DTV Transition
• Supreme Court Upholds Broad Congressional Power to Enact Criminal Statutes Under Commerce Clause
• Bush Advocates Free Trade And CAFTA
Alert No. 1,148, Monday, June 6.
• FCC Releases VOIP E911 Order
Alert No. 1,147, Friday, June 3.
• FCC Releases Agenda for June 9 Meeting
• Court of Appeals Upholds § 514 of Uruguay Round Agreements Act
Alert No. 1,146, Thursday, June 2.
• Rep. Cox to Replace Donaldson as SEC Chairman
• GAO Reports on Doha Development Agenda
• GAO Reports That DHS Has Failed To Address Cyber Security
Alert No. 1,145, Wednesday, June 1.
• GAO Releases Report on Status of Government Efforts to Introduce IT to Health Care
• State Department Official Hopes That When China Moves Up Tech Value Added Ladder It Will Then Enforce IPR
• 1st Circuit Addresses Substantial Similarity Test in Music Copyright Case
Alert No. 1,144, Tuesday, May 31.
• GAO Reports on Government Use of RFID Technology
• FCC Receives Comments Regarding Use of Consumer Electronic Devices on Aircraft
• FBI Seeks CALEA Rules in FCC Proceeding Regarding Wireless Devices on Aircraft
Alert No. 1,143, Thursday, May 26.
• FCC Reports Continuing Decline in Telephone Subscribership
• Adelstein Angles for More FCC Regulation of Speech
• Senate IP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on International IP Piracy
Alert No. 1,142, Wednesday, May 25.
• FTC Announces Effort to Educate ISPs About Spam Zombies
• University Publishers Accuse Google of Systematic Infringement of Copyright on a Massive Scale
• House Approves Business Checking Freedom Act
• House Approves Two Spyware Bills
Alert No. 1,141, Tuesday, May 24.
• House Approves Bill Regarding Trafficking in Counterfeit Marks
• House Commerce Subcommittee to Hold Hearing On Discussion Draft of DTV Transition Bill
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Portland v. Qwest
• Supreme Court Rules in Compelled Speech Case
• Groups Oppose Administrative Subpoenas in National Security Investigations
Alert No. 1,140, Monday, May 23.
• House to Vote on Spyware Bills
• Senate Approves Transportation Bill With Intelligent Transportation Systems Provisions
• FRB Governor Addresses Technological Innovation in Payments System
Alert No. 1,139, Friday, May 20.
• FCC Adopts Order Expanding E911 Regulation to Include Some VOIP Service Providers
• Summary of the FCC's 911 VOIP Order
• Opponents of FCC 911 VOIP Order State that the FCC Exceeded Its Statutory Authority
• More Reaction to the FCC's 911 VOIP Order
Alert No. 1,138, Wednesday, May 18.
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearings on IP Theft in China and Russia
• Bush Says New USTR Will Stop IPR Piracy in China
• FCC Releases NPRM on Cable Ownership Limits
Alert No. 1,137, Tuesday, May 17.
• Supreme Court Rules in Internet Wine Sales Case
• Tech Related Cases Still Pending In The Supreme Court
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Uzan v. Motorola
Alert No. 1,136, Monday, May 16.
• Pulver Writes That FCC's Imminent VOIP E911 Order May Be a Regulatory Black Hole for Innovative Services
• House to Take Up DHS Authorization Act, With Amended DHS Cybersecurity Enhancement Act
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Spyware
• Greenspan Addresses Info Tech and Corporate Management
• FRB Vice Chairman Addresses Globalization, Trade and Technology
Alert No. 1,135, Friday, May 13.
• FCC Meeting Agenda Includes Adopting E911 Rules for IP Enabled Services
• Debate Over Broadcast Flag Legislation Begins
Alert No. 1,134, Thursday, May 12.
• Rep. Barton Proposes Outlawing Use of SSNs for Non-Governmental Purposes
• CEA Write Rep. Barton Regarding Hard Cutoff Date for Analog Transmission
Alert No. 1,133, Wednesday, May 11.
• Hewitt Pate Resigns
• Senate Approves REAL ID Act
• Rep. Boucher Comments on FCC Subsidies for Telemedicine
• IRS Loses Appeal Over 3% Excise Tax on Communications
Alert No. 1,132, Tuesday, May 10.
• GAO Reports on Electronic Substitutes for USPS Mail Service
• 11th Circuit Rules in Cell Tower Case
Alert No. 1,131, Monday, May 9.
• DC Circuit Reverses FCC's Broadcast Flag Rules
• 7th Circuit Rules Copyright Act Does Not Preempt State Right of Publicity Claim
Alert No. 1,130, Friday, May 6.
• House Approves Bill Providing for Federally Regulated Identification Cards and Databases
• Senate Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on Law Respecting Prepackaged News Stories
• FCC Denies SBC's Petition for Forebearance of Common Carrier Regulation of IP Services
• House Republican Hi-Tech Working Group Announces Agenda
Alert No. 1,129, Thursday, May 5.
• Senate Approves ORBIT Act Amendments
• House to Take Up Supplemental Appropriations Bill That Includes Drivers License Mandates
• Rep. Ross Introduces Resolution Critical of FCC BPL Rules
Alert No. 1,128, Wednesday, May 4.
• Leahy and Sununu Introduce E-Mail Privacy Act
• Rep. Miller Introduces Bill to Repeal Excise Tax on Phones
• European Commissioner Discusses Innovation Gap
Alert No. 1,127, Tuesday, May 3.
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in DMCA Notice and Take Down Case
• 2nd Circuit Affirms District Court's Dismissal of 9/11 Suit Against Motorola
• Senators Write Bush Regarding IPR Violations by the PR China
• EU's Mandelson Addresses Trade with Asia
• New York Sues Intermix Alleging Its Distribution of Spyware Is Fraudulent Business Practice
Alert No. 1,126, Monday, May 2.
• USTR Releases 2005 Special 301 Report
• BIS Chief Discusses Export Regulation
Alert No. 1,125, Friday, April 29.
• House Crime Subcommittee Begins Oversight Hearings On PATRIOT Act
• House Crime Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Pen Register and Trap and Trace Device Authority
• House Crime Subcommittee Holds Hearing on § 209 of PATRIOT Act, Stored Communications and VOIP
• House Crime Subcommittee Holds Hearing on § 217 of PATRIOT Act and Computer Trespassers
• House Crime Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Library and ISP Records and § 215 of the Patriot Act and National Security Letters
• Summary of Title II of the PATRIOT Act
Alert No. 1,124, Wednesday, April 27.
• House Approves High-Performance Computing Revitalization Act
• House Appropriations Subcommittee Holds Hearing on FCC
• 7th Circuit Rules on Implied Private Right of Action under §13(d) in Chinadotcom Case
• Supreme Court Rules in Hoffer v. Microsoft
Alert No. 1,123, Tuesday, April 26.
• 9th Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Trademark Infringement Case Regarding Parallel Imports
• GAO Releases Report on LOCAL TV Act
• Comcast and Time Warner to Buy Adelphia
Alert No. 1,122, Monday, April 25.
• Summary of the Committee Print of the Patent Act of 2005
• What is Not in the Committee Print of the Patent Act of 2005
Alert No. 1,121, Friday, April 22.
• DOJ Charges Hynix with DRAM Price Fixing
• USTR Nominee Discusses IPR Theft in PR China
• FCC Announces Agenda for April 28 Meeting
• 9th Circuit Rules on Warrant Requirement for Searching Laptops
Alert No. 1,120, Thursday, April 21.
• House Subcommittee Approves Cybersecurity Bill
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Video Over Internet Protocol
• Federal Circuit Reverses in Loral v. Lockheed
Alert No. 1,119, Wednesday, April 20.
• House Approves Copyright Bill
• House Approves Trademark Dilution Bill
• Supreme Court Reverses in Dura Pharmaceuticals
• 7th Circuit Affirms Broad Reach of Section 1030
Alert No. 1,118, Tuesday, April 19.
• Seidenberg Condemns Local Franchising Requirements as Barrier to Video Programming Over Fiber
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Nissan Motor v. Nissan Computer
• Sen. Stabenow Introduces Bill to Create Position of Special Trade Prosecutor
• GAO Reports on Prospects for FTAA
• Allgeier Addresses Trade Agreements and Internet Gambling
Alert No. 1,117, Monday, April 18.
• House to Take Up Intellectual Property Bills
• IRS Information Security Weaknesses Put Taxpayer Data at Risk
• 4th Circuit Rules DBS Providers Can Sue Pirates for Damages
• Martin Named Defense Commissioner
Alert No. 1,116, Friday, April 15.
• Senate Commerce Committee Again Approves Sen. Allen's MSI Tech Grant Bill
• Senate Commerce Committee Again Approves Junk Fax Bill
• MPAA Settles With ESS Technology in DVD CSS Licensing Dispute
• OpenNet Initiative Releases Report on Internet Filtering in PR China
Alert No. 1,115, Thursday, April 14.
• FTC Files CAN SPAM Act Complaint
• Senate Commerce Committee Announces Subcommittee Memberships
• FCC Releases Order Regarding Waiver of Newspaper Broadcast Cross Ownership Rule
• Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Data Security
Alert No. 1,114, Wednesday, April 13.
• 5th Circuit Rules in Employment Discrimination Case Against Outsourcing Software Company
• 7th Circuit Rules Against Deadbeat DA in ECPA Compensation Case
• Business Groups Announce Formation of Coalition to Advocate Rewrite of Telecom Laws
• Reed Elsevier's LexisNexis Revises Estimate of Security Breach Upwards
Alert No. 1,113, Tuesday, April 12.
• Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Universal Service and Antideficiency Act
• Federal Circuit Vacates in Patent Suit Involving Java Technology for Phones
• Philadelphia to Host Convention on Government Provided Broadband
Alert No. 1,112, Monday, April 11.
• House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on PATRIOT Act
• Greenspan Addresses Technology and Consumer Credit
Alert No. 1,111, Friday, April 8.
• WTO Appellate Body Upholds U.S. Laws Affecting Internet Gambling
• 8th Circuit Affirms in Case Involving Leasing of Railroad Property for Fiber Optic Communications
• 6th Circuit Issues Amended Opinion in Cell Tower Case
• House CCIP Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Digital Music Interoperability
• Reps. Boucher, Doolittle and Barton Reintroduce Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act
Alert No. 1,110, Wednesday, April 6.
• Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on PATRIOT Act
• Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Touches on Pen Register and Trap and Trace Device Authority
• Sen. Specter Discusses Health
Alert No. 1,109, Tuesday, April 5.
• Supreme Court Grants Certiorari in State Sovereign Immunity Case
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Copyright Fair Use and Attorneys Fees Case
• 8th Circuit Rules Against Crackpot Cybersquatter
• 9th Circuit Rules in Favor of Crackpot Cybersquatter
Alert No. 1,108, Monday, April 4.
• Congressional Committees Schedule Hearings On USA PATRIOT Act
• Bush Picks Bernanke To Be Chairman of Council of Economic Advisors
• Bush Announces Appointments to Key DOD Post
Alert No. 1,107, Friday, April 1.
• Intel Accepts Recommendation of Japanese FTC Regarding Anticompetitive Marketing Practices
• USTR Release Report on Anti-Competitive Regulations in Telecom Sector
• Bush Seeks Extension of Trade Promotion Authority
• 5th Circuit Dismisses Appeal of Class Action Certification Order in Baldridge v. SBC
• Bush to Nominate Alice Fisher to Head DOJ's Criminal Division
Alert No. 1,106, Wednesday, March 30.
• Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Brand X Case
• Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in MGM v. Grokster
• Cato Paper Argues For Negligence Liability Rather Than Statutory Regulatory Regime for Data Security Breaches
• 9th Circuit Rejects California's 11th Amendment Defense of Bogus Escheat of Intel Stock
Alert No. 1,105, Tuesday, March 29.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Newspaper Defamation Case
• European Commissioner Advocates More Competition in ICT
• BIS Announces Rulemaking Regarding Deemed Exports
Alert No. 1,104, Monday, March 28.
• FCC Rules That State PUCs Cannot Require ILECs To Provide DSL To CLEC's UNE Voice CustomersWith Voice Service
• 9th Circuit En Banc Panel Holds That Copyright Infringement Actions Cannot Be Assigned
• Lexar Wins Jury Verdict In Flash Memory Case Against Toshiba
Alert No. 1,103, Friday, March 25.
• Copps Addresses Satellite and Communications Issues
• GAO Finds Weak Information Security At SEC
• SEC Sues Time Warner for Overstating Online Ad Revenues
• FEC Approves NPRM on Internet Speech
Alert No. 1,102, Thursday, March 24.
• Utah Supreme Court Grants Certiorari to Decide Whether Sending One E-Mail Can Create Personal Jurisdiction
• Bloggers Dodge McCain Feingold Bullet
Alert No. 1,101, Wednesday, March 23.
• Supreme Court Holds That Individuals Who Sue Under §332 Cannot Also Recover Damages Under §1983
• Texas Sues Vonage Over Marketing of VOIP Service
• Sen. Reid Introduces Bill to Exempt Internet Communications From Certain FEC Regulation
• Democratic Representatives Urge FEC Not to Regulate Blogs
Alert No. 1,100, Tuesday, March 22.
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Recess Appointments Cases
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in DMCA Case
• 7th Circuit Rules On Insurers Duty to Defend DMCA Claim
• 4th Circuit Rules in Dormant Commerce Clause Case
• FEC to Consider Rules Regulating Internet Speech
• EPIC Writes Majoras Regarding Regulation of Data Aggregators
Alert No. 1,099, Monday, March 21.
• RIM to Pay $450 Million to Settle NTP's Blackberry Related Patent Claims
• Sen. Stevens Addresses Telecom and Internet Issues
• FCC Again Delays Deadline for Integrating Navigation and Security Functionalities in Cable Set Top Boxes
• Donaldson Says Internet Disclosure May Be A Part of Mutual Fund Disclosure Reform
• USPTO Releases Top Ten List of Universities Receiving Patents
• IRS Commissioner Addresses Electronic Filing of Tax Returns
Alert No. 1,098, Friday, March 18.
• 4th Circuit Reverses in Pinney v. Nokia
• Bush Picks Rep. Portman to be USTR
• House Subcommittee Approves Manufacturing Technology Competitiveness Act
Alert No. 1,097, Thursday, March 17.
• Bush Names Kevin Martin Chairman of FCC
• Chairman Barton Suggests Ending E-Rate Program
Alert No. 1,096, Wednesday, March 16.
• Senate Committee Holds Hearing on SBC/ATT and Verizon/MCI Mergers
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Data Aggregators
• Jury Returns Guilty Verdict in Ebbers Case
• SEC Files Civil Complaints Against Qwest's Nacchio and Others
Alert No. 1,095, Tuesday, March 15.
• Federal Circuit Dismisses Appeal in Pause v. Tivo for Lack of Appellate Jurisdiction
• WTO DG Panitchpakdi Addresses WTO and Doha Agenda
• House Commerce Committee to Hold Hearing on Data Aggregators
• Bush Hands Out National Medals of Science and Technology
Alert No. 1,094, Monday, March 14.
• FCC Adopts Order Regarding Wireless Broadband in the 3650-3700 MHz Band
• FCC Releases Cognitive Radio Technology Order
• FCC Grants Waiver of UWB Rules
• FCC Extends Truth in Billing Requirements to CMRS Carriers
• FTC Sues Fraudulent Anti-Spyware Software Seller
• Solicitor General Files Conditional Cross Petition for Writ of Certiorari in Media Ownership Case
• Sen. Stevens Wants to Expand Indecency Regulation to Cable, Broadband & VOIP
Alert No. 1,093, Friday, March 11.
• Reed Elsevier Reveals Fraudulent Access to Databases of Personal Information
• Senate Banking Committee Holds Hearing on Data Security
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Copyright Bill
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Trademark Dilution Bill
• House Science Committee Holds Hearing on FY 2006 R&D Budget
Alert No. 1,092, Thursday, March 10.
• House Commerce Committee Approves Spyware Bill
Alert No. 1,091, Wednesday, March 9.
• 11th Circuit Overturns FTC Conclusion that Schering's Settlements of Patent Infringement Cases Violated Antitrust Law
• Patent Law Reform
• Bush Discusses Freedom and Creativity
• TechNet Releases 2005 Policy Agenda
• FTC Releases Report on Spyware
Alert No. 1,090, Tuesday, March 8.
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Covad v. BellSouth
• 9th Circuit Rules in Wireless Communications Tower Case
• 10th Circuit Rules in Qwest II
• EPIC Releases Report on Privacy
• FCC Adopts and Releases NPRM Implementing § 207 of SHVERA
Alert No. 1,089, Monday, March 7.
• FCC Releases Agenda for March 10 Meeting
• FCC Stops Broadband Provider From Blocking VOIP Traffic
Alert No. 1,088, Friday, March 4.
• House CIIP Subcommittee to Take Up Patent Reform
• House CIIP Subcommittee Approves Family Entertainment and Copyright Act
• House CIIP Subcommittee Amends and Approves Trademark Dilution Revision Act
Alert No. 1,087, Thursday, March 3.
• Federal Circuit Vacates in Eolas Patent Case
• 7th Circuit Rules in Indian Jewelry IPR Case
• EPIC Opens West Coast Office
Alert No. 1,086, Wednesday, March 2.
• Copps Addresses VOIP and 911
• Antitrust Modernization Commission Releases Revised Memo on Study Groups and Issues
• FCC Denies Several Indecency Complaints
• Senator Stevens Discusses Indecency
Alert No. 1,085, Tuesday, March 1.
• Attorney General Gonzales Urges Extension of Sunsetting PATRIOT Act Provisions
• Christopher Wray Resigns
Alert No. 1,084, Monday, February 28.
• 6th Circuit Rules in Cell Tower Case
• 5th Circuit Rules in Lanham Act Case Involving Erroneous Phone Directory Entries
• Bush and Putin Discuss Russian Entry into the WTO
• European Trade Commissioner Addresses IPR in China
Alert No. 1,083, Friday, February 25.
• Sen. Specter Holds News Conference
• Senate Judiciary Committee Could Hold Hearings on ChoicePoint, Technology, Privacy and Security
• DHS Appoints Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee
Alert No. 1,082, Thursday, February 24.
• FCC Orders AT&T to Pay Access Charges and USF Payments on Some Calling Cards
• Class Action Law Firm Sues Dell Over Sales and Financing Practices
• Class Action Lawyers Sue eBay Alleging Shill Bidding Scheme
Alert No. 1,081, Wednesday, February 23.
• CIIP Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Trademark Dilution Revision Act
• ChoicePoint Describes Its Sale of Data to Identity Thieves
• Cato Releases Paper on DRM and P2P
Alert No. 1,080, Tuesday, February 22.
• WTO Panel Concludes US DRAM Countervailing Duties Order Violates SCM
• Bush Signs Class Action Reform Bill
• Greenspan Testifies on Technology and Workforce Skills
• House Subcommittee Marks Up Spyware Bill
Alert No. 1,079, Thursday, February 17.
• House Science Committee Holds Hearing on R&D Funding
• University and Industry Representatives Urge More R&D Funding
• House Approves Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act
• Deputy USTR Discusses Doha, Trade in Services, and Immigration
Alert No. 1,078, Wednesday, February 16.
• 9th Circuit Issues En Banc Opinion in Gator.com v. L.L.Bean
• 10th Circuit Rules in Copyright Case Involving Koraoke Sound Recordings
• House to Take Up Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act
• Panel Discusses Adoption of Info Tech by Government
Alert No. 1,077, Tuesday, February 15.
• Bush Seeks Extension of Sunsetting Provisions of the PATRIOT Act
• Sen. Feingold Introduces Bill Regarding Interception of Computer Trespasser Communications
• Sen. Feingold Introduces Bill to Limit Sneak and Peak Authority
• Sen. Feingold Introduces Bill To Amend Patriot Act Regarding Library Records and Electronic Communications Providers
• Verizon to Acquire MCI WorldCom
• Representatives Criticize JCT Proposal to Tax Internet Communications
Alert No. 1,076, Monday, February 14.
• FCC Adopts FNPRM in Intercarrier Compensation Proceeding
• FCC Releases Overview of Wireless Broadband Access Task Force's Report
• House Approves Real ID Act
• Greenspan Discusses Technology in Speeches in UK
Alert No. 1,075, Friday, February 11.
• Senate Approves Class Action Reform Bill
• House Commerce Subcommittee Schedules Markup of SPY Act
• Rep. Goodlatte Reintroduces Criminal Spyware Bill
• Sen. Stevens Addresses Process for Revising Telecom and Tech Laws
• FCC Adopts Digital Multicasting Must Carry Order
• 9th Circuit Grants Rehearing En Banc in Yahoo v. LICRA
• Microsoft Advocates Free Trade Agreements With IPR Protection
Alert No. 1,074, Thursday, February 10.
• House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on IP Enabled Services
• House Commerce Committee Approves Bill to Increase Broadcast Indecency Fines
• Joint Committee on Taxation Offers Recommendations for Expanding Excise Tax on Phones to IP Services
Alert No. 1,073, Wednesday, February 9.
• Bush Gives Speech on Economic Policy
• DOJ and FTC State the Proposed Kansas Bar Rules Would Impede Information Technology
• Sen. McCain Reintroduces LPFM Bill
• Digital Multicasting Must Carry Developments
• FCC Releases SHVERA NPRM Regarding Significantly Viewed Signals
Alert No. 1,072, Tuesday, February 8.
• Bush Releases Budget Proposal for FY 2005
• Bush's Budget Would Provide USPTO $1.7 Billion
• Summary of Bush's Budget Proposals for the Commerce Department
• Bush's Budget Would Provide FTC $212 Million
• Bush's Budget Would Provide FCC $304 Million
• President's Budget Proposes to Give IRS Access to New Hires Database
• Summary of Bush's Budget Proposals for Other Agencies
Alert No. 1,071, Monday, February 7.
• FCC Releases Unbundling Order
• FCC Releases Reports on MVPD Competition and Cable Prices
• Sen. Stevens Discusses SBC Acquisition of AT&T
• Cato Paper Analyses Telecom Bust
Alert No. 1,070, Friday, February 4.
• FCC Announces Agenda for February 10 Event
• Sen. Baucus Discusses Trade with China, Technology, IPR, FTAs, R&D and Education
• FCC Order Allows SBC to Obtain Numbers from NANPA for IP Enabled Services
• EU Adopts Regulation Regarding FSC/ETI Duties
Alert No. 1,069, Thursday, February 3.
• Senate Approves Copyright Bill
• Bush Delivers State of the Union Address
• Senate Commerce Committee Announces Subcommittees
• Sen. Baucus Advocates Open Trade with China and Other Countries
• Appeals Court Affirms Judgment Against Mintz Levin
Alert No. 1,068, Wednesday, February 2.
• Senate Judiciary Committee to Mark Up Class Action Fairness Act
• 8th Circuit Affirms Approval of Settlement in Nextel Billing Dispute
• FTC Releases Data on Consumer Complaints Regarding Fraud and Identity Theft in 2004
• PFF Announces Digital Age Communications Act Project
• Zoellick Discusses IPR and WTO Accession with Russian Trade Rep
Alert No. 1,067, Tuesday, February 1.
• SBC to Acquire AT&T
• FCC Releases NPRM on Regulatory Framework to Apply to Price Cap LECs for Interstate Special Access Services
Alert No. 1,066, Monday, January 31.
• Federal Circuit Addresses Jurisdictional Issues
• Copyright Office Initiates Inquiry on Orphan Works
Alert No. 1,065, Friday, January 28.
• Bush Promotes Electronic Medical Records
• NCTA Picks Kyle McSlarrow to Replace Sachs
• FCC Releases Paper on Competition Between DBS & Cable
Alert No. 1,064, Thursday, January 27.
• House Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Spyware Bill
• FCC States That Unbundling Rules Will Be Released by February 4
• 2nd Circuit Holds That ISP Did Not Violate ECPA When It Acquired E-Mail of Customer With Terminated Account
• Cisco Prevails in Corporate Raiding Case
• Copps Addresses Media Concentration
Alert No. 1,063, Wednesday, January 26.
• Petitioners, Solicitor General, & Amici Urge Supreme Court to Reverse in MGM v. Grokster
• FCC Denies 36 Indecency Complaints
Alert No. 1,062, Tuesday, January 25.
• Stevens Addresses Organization of Senate Commerce Committee
• 4th Circuit Rules that Commerce Clause Trumps Younger Doctrine in Case Against PSC
Alert No. 1,061, Monday, January 24.
• FCC Chairman Powell Announces Resignation
• FRB's Bernanke Addresses Productivity Growth and Information Technology
Alert No. 1,060, Friday, January 21.
• 2nd Circuit Affirms Dismissal of 10b5 Complaint Against Merrill Lynch for Hyping Internet Stocks
• FCC and USA File Brief in Brand X Case
• 7th Circuit Rules in Zenith v. WH-TV
• USTR Announces Out of Cycle Special 301 Reviews of Poland and Taiwan
Alert No. 1,059, Wednesday, January 19.
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in American Axle v. Dana
• NCTA Files Brief with Supreme Court in Brand X Case
• DOJ Antitrust Chief Suggest Topics for Study
Alert No. 1,058, Tuesday, January 18.
• 4th Circuit Rules Subcontractor to Contract to Create Computer Records Systems Cannot Sue for Breach
• FBI Reports on Use of Carnivore and Similar Products in FY 2002 and 2003
• FRB Governor Discusses Asset Prices and Economic Performance
• FRB Governor Discusses Information, Governments and Transparency
Alert No. 1,057, Monday, January 17.
• 6th Circuit Holds That Disclosure of Social Security Numbers by a City Does Not Violate Privacy Act
• 5th Circuit Addresses Copyright Infringement, Factual Copying, Independent Creation, and Substantial Similarity
• Secretary Evans Rips Red Chinese for IPR Theft
• GWU to Host Intellectual Property Lecture Series
• Powell Announces FCC Investigation Regarding Armstrong Williams
Alert No. 1,056, Friday, January 14.
• SEC Issues Cease and Desist Order to Google
• FTC to Revise COPPA Rule
• EU and US Tariff Systems Challenged
Alert No. 1,055, Thursday, January 13.
• 6th Circuit Rules on Federal Question Jurisdiction, Copyright Act Preemption, and Complete Preemption Doctrine
• Johanna Shelton to Become Minority Counsel for House Commerce Committee
Alert No. 1,054, Wednesday, January 12.
• Bush to Nominate Chertoff to be Secretary of Homeland Security
• Liscouski to Leave DHS
• District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Spyware Distributor
• IBM Releases Statement Regarding Software Patents and Open Source Software
Alert No. 1,053, Tuesday, January 11.
• Supreme Court Takes Case Involving Research Exemption to Patent Infringement
• Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Chiron v. Genentech
• Republicans Named to House Ways and Means Committee
Alert No. 1,052, Monday, January 10.
• FCC Announces Agenda for January 13 Meeting
• EPIC Seeks Congressional Hearing and FTC Workshop on Data Products and FCRA
• Republicans Named to House Commerce Committee
Alert No. 1,051, Thursday, January 6.
• Commerce Committee Holds Hearing on Nomination of Carlos Gutierrez
• 1st Circuit Rules in Dispute Over Damage to Computer During Moving
• State Court Rules Employer Can Consent to Search of Computer Used By Employee
Alert No. 1,050, Wednesday, January 5.
• 8th Circuit Holds RIAA Cannot Use 512(h) Subpoenas on ISPs for Info on P2P Infringers
• 4th Circuit Rules BellSouth Employees Do Not Have to Wear Uniform with CWA Logo
• FCC Moves to Dismiss Petition for Writ of Mandamus
Alert No. 1,049, Tuesday, January 4.
• FCC Publishes Notices For Rules and FNPRM Regarding Children's Programming Obligations of DTV Broadcasters
• DC Circuit Rules in NJTV v. FCC
• 11th Circuit Affirms RICO Judgment Against AT&T for Fraudulently Billing Gambling Charges as Long Distance
Alert No. 1,048, Monday, January 3.
• Appeals Court Reverses Summary Judgment in Software Counterfeiting Case
• FCC Reports Rapid Growth in Number of High Speed Internet Access Connections
• FCC Releases Report on Local Phone Competition
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