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January - June, 2009
Alert No. 1,963,
Tuesday, June 30.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in RS-DVR Case
• 10th Circuit Affirms FTC Judgment Against Information Broker
• 9th Circuit Rules on Prevailing Party Attorneys Fees in Copyright Cases
• DHS/CBP Supervisor Embezzles Laptop from Airline Passenger
• 6th Circuit Declines to Rule on State Taxes, E-Commerce, Commerce Clause, and Indian Tribes
Alert No. 1,962,
Monday, June 29.
• 9th Circuit Considers § 230's Good Samaritan Clause and Blocking of Adware
• 9th Circuit Again Rejects Section 230 Defense
• Time Warner and Comcast Announce Principles for Online Video Programming Trial
• OUSTR and Department of Commerce Write PRC Regarding Green Dam Mandate
• 7th Circuit Comments on Chevron Deference
• Update on FTC Scareware Case
Alert No. 1,961,
Wednesday, June 24.
• DC Circuit Rules Unions Can Mandate Members Only Web Sites
• DOJ and FTC Fine Malone $1.4 Million
• ITIF Recommends Creation of White House Office of Innovation Policy
Alert No. 1,960,
Tuesday, June 23.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in AT&T Mobility v. Shorts
• 2nd Circuit Considers Must Carry
• Ralsky, Bown and Others Plead Guilty in CAN-SPAM and CFAA Case
• House Passes Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill
Alert No. 1,959,
Monday, June 22.
• DC Circuit Hands Verizon Pyrrhic Victory in Forbearance Case
• 2nd Circuit Holds Removal of Unique Product Codes From Noncounterfeit Products Can Constitute Trademark Infringement
• 9th Circuit Addresses Text Messaging and TCPA
• OSG Urges Supreme Court to Deny Cert in DBC
• Obama Nominates Greenaway for 3rd Circuit
• More People and Appointments (Martin Nominated for 11th Circuit)
• More News
Alert No. 1,958,
Thursday, June 18.
• Obama Picks IBM's Kappos for USPTO
• Copps Discusses Unserved and Underserved
• Bill Would Give FTC Authority to Regulate Service Plans of Broadband Internet Service Providers
• Jury Returns Verdict Against P2P Infringer
Alert No. 1,957,
Wednesday, June 17.
• 11th Circuit Rules in VA Data Breach Case
• Sen. Akaka Introduces Bill to Replace Title II of REAL ID Act
• CEA's Shapiro Discusses Tech Policy
• More News
• Tech Crime Report
Alert No. 1,956,
Tuesday, June 16.
• House Passes Student Internet Safety Act
• FRB Governor Addresses Recession, Policy, Tech and Innovation
• Korea US Free Trade Agreement
• CEA's Shapiro Calls EU Antitrust Actions Protectionism
• AAI Paper Defends EU Antitrust Action Against Intel
• AAI Paper Urges Antitrust Regulators to Promote Human Dignity
Alert No. 1,955,
Monday, June 15.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in ACM v. FCC
• More Supreme Court News
• EC Report Finds that US Internet Gambling Laws Are a Barrier to Trade
• EC Seeks Comments on Broadband Networks Plan
• CCIA Urges US China JCCT to Discuss Internet Censorship as a Trade Barrier
Alert No. 1,954,
Friday, June 12.
• House Constitution Subcommittee Approves States Secrets Protection Act
• Rep. Bean Introduces Telework Equipment Tax Credit Bill
• Next ACTA Meeting to Be Held in July In Morocco
• District Court Imposes 21 Month Prison Sentence for Phone Record Pretexting
• People and Appointments
Alert No. 1,953,
Thursday, June 11.
• ACLU Seeks DHS Records Regarding Unwarranted Laptop Searches
• Summary of Bills Regarding DHS/CBP Laptop Searches
• Summary of Cases Regarding DHS/CBP Laptop Searches
• French Court Rules on Three Strikes Statute
• Deanne Maynard Joins MoFo
• Miriam Nisbet Named Director of OGIS
• More People and Appointments
Alert No. 1,952,
Wednesday, June 10.
• House Passes Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009
• House Passes Bill to Extend Antitrust Leniency Program
• Supreme Court Grants Cert to Determine Principal Place of Business for Diversity Jurisdiction
• House Commerce Democrats and Copps Complain About FCC Forbearance Process
• FCC Discloses High Cost Universal Service Data
• Barton and Stearns Write FCC About USF
• Senate Judiciary Committee to Move Quickly on Sotomayor Nomination
• AT&T to Sell New iPhone
• People and Appointments (Genachowski hearing set; more)
• More News (NIST approves DSS; Kirk on Doha; Net filters in PRC; Russia in the WTO?)
Alert No. 1,951,
Tuesday, June 9.
• Wyden and Snowe Introduce Mobile Wireless Tax Fairness Act
• House Bill Provides Funds for LOC Law Library to Catalog and Archive Electronically in Nonproprietary Format
• FBI Director Testifies About Cyber Crime, FBI IT and Intercepts
• House Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on DOC ICANN JPA
• 9th Circuit Allows CFIT v. VeriSign Antitrust Case to Proceed
• 9th Circuit Rules in Section 252 Interconnection Case
• More News (House Passes HR 1736 and HR 1709)
Alert No. 1,950,
Monday, June 8.
• 9th Circuit Denies En Banc Rehearing in Nelson v. NASA
• Sen. Feinstein Praises Outgoing FISA Judge Kotelly
• Bill Introduced to Extend Antitrust Leniency Program for One Year
• Conyers Introduces Antitrust Immunity Bill for Merchants Negotiating Credit Card Fees and Terms
• Rep. Honda Introduces Enhancing STEM Education Act
• More News
No. 1,949, Friday, June 5.
• DC Circuit Upholds FCC's LPFM Rules
• 3rd Circuit Applies Discovery Rule to Accrual of Copyright Claims
• NAB Opposes Vote on Performance Rights Act
• NTIA and NHTSA Publish E-911 Grant Program Rules
• U.S. Regulators Attend International Antitrust Conference
• Blair Levin Returns to FCC
• More FCC Appointments
• More People and Appointments (SJC Approves Hamilton & Davis; Obama Picks More US Attorneys)
No. 1,948, Thursday, June 4.
• News Media Report that DOJ is Investigating Recruiting Practices of Tech Companies
• DOJ Paper Discusses Competition in Network Industries
• House Commerce Subcommittee Marks Up Data Data Accountability and Trust Act
• EPIC and Markle Comment on Health Breach Notification Rules
• 6th Circuit Rules in Wike v. Vertrue
• More Praise for McDowell
No. 1,947, Wednesday, June 3.
• Rep. Issa Introduces XBRL Bill
• Protecting Car Dealers from Internet Competition
• House Subcommittee to Mark Up Data Accountability and Trust Act
• Obama to Renominate McDowell to FCC
No. 1,946, Tuesday, June 2.
• DOJ Urges SCUS to Deny Cert in RS-DVR Case
• Obama Addresses Cyber Security
• Reaction to Obama's Cyber Security Speech
• Surveillance, CALEA, and Cyber Security
No. 1,945, Monday, June 1.
• Supreme Court Grants Cert in In Re Bilski
• DOJ and FCC Urge SCUS to Deny Cert in Section 253 Cases
• DOJ and FCC File Brief with SCUS in Challenge to FCC Local Franchising Order
No. 1,944, Thursday, May 28.
• Judge Sonia Sotomayor
• Sotomayor, Souter, and State Regulation of Internet Commerce
• Sotomayor, Tasini and the Rights of Authors
• Sotomayor's Fair Use Opinion in Castle Rock
• Sotomayor's Opinion in Sprecht v. Netscape
• Statements Regarding the Selection of Sotomayor
• Sotomayor's Background
No. 1,943, Wednesday, May 27.
• Obama Picks Roos for Ambassador to Japan
• More People and Appointments (Tim Roemer to be Ambassador to India)
• FBI Agent Sentenced for Section 1030 Violations
• More Tech Crimes
• Senate Commerce Committee Investigates E-Commerce Marketing
• ITIF Urges Federal Web Sites to Use Persistent Cookies to Improve Service
No. 1,942, Thursday, May 21.
• More DOJ Personnel Named
• PFF Argues Against COPPA 2.0 and Age Verification Mandates
No. 1,941, Wednesday, May 20.
• Craigslist Files Section 230 Declaratory Judgment Action
• Obama Nominates Verveer for State Department Communications Position
No. 1,940, Tuesday, May 19.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert In Steinbeck v. Penguin
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Stored Communications Act and Wiretap Act Case
• Federal Circuit Holds No Jurisdiction Over UK Holder of US Patent
No. 1,939, Monday, May 18.
• DOJ's Shapiro Discusses Antitrust Policy
• FTC Dismisses Rambus Complaint
• Copps Discusses Journalism and Regulation
No. 1,938, Wednesday, May 13.
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Performance Rights Act
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Webcaster Settlement Act
No. 1,937, Tuesday, May 12.
• EC Fines Intel One Billion Euros
• Varney Reverses DOJ Policy Regarding Single Firm Conduct
No. 1,936, Thursday, May 7.
• Cisco and NASA Hacker Indicted
• Obama Addresses Free Trade
• US and Japan Discuss PR China's IT Security Products Certification Regime
• USTR Releases Annual 301 Report
No. 1,935, Wednesday, May 6.
• 8th Circuit Affirms Injunction of Nebraska VOIP Tax
• Court of Appeals Denies Petition for Review in Big LEO Case
• Transparency: EFF and PK Complain About OUSTR's Secret ACTA
No. 1,934, Tuesday, May 5.
• Sen. Sessions Named Ranking Republican On Senate Judiciary Committee
• Supreme Court Construes Aggravated Identity Theft Statute
• Supreme Court Vacates and Remands in FCC v. CBS
• Supreme Court Reverses in Carlsband Technology v. HIF Bio
• Copyright Office to Hold Meeting on Pending Rulemaking Proceedings
No. 1,933, Wednesday, April 29.
• Obama Announces Mignon Clyburn for FCC Commissioner
• DOJ Obtains Indictment of Spammers under §§ 1030 and 1037
• Senate Judiciary Committee to Consider State Secrets Bill
• 9th Circuit Rules in State Secrets Case
No. 1,932, Tuesday, April 28.
• Supreme Court Reverses in FCC v. Fox
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Golden Bridge v. Motorola
• Sen. Specter Switches Parties
No. 1,931, Monday, April 27.
• House Passes Bill to Study Environmental Impact of Electronic Devices
• FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for May 13 Meeting
• FTC Releases Report on Consumer Protection Issues Associated with Mobile Devices
• USTR Kirk Discusses Trade Agenda
• People and Appointments (DOJ/ATR positions)
No. 1,930, Tuesday, April 21.
• 1st Circuit Rejects Webcasting of Civil Motions Hearings in District Court
• Groups Vie Over IPR Related Appointments
No. 1,929, Monday, April 20.
• Obama Names Chopra Federal CTO
• Obama Picks Encryption Opponent for ODNI General Counsel
• What Robert Litt Had to Say About Encryption
• TLJ Coverage of Encryption Policy Debates: 1998-2000
• DNI Releases Statement Regarding Surveillance
• Time Warner Cable Ends Consumption Based Pricing Trials
No. 1,928, Thursday, April 16.
• Swedish Criminal Court Convicts Pirate Bay Operators
• DHS Privacy Office Seeks Comments on Government Use of Social Media
• Microsoft and DOJ Agree on Further Extension of Section III.E of Final Judgment
• House Intelligence Committee Examines NSA Compliance with FISA
No. 1,927, Wednesday, April 15.
• Holder Advocates Some Constitutional Principles
• Agencies Reopen Comment Period for GLB Model Privacy Form
• Free Press and Cable Argue Merits of Charging for Broadband by Usage
No. 1,926, Tuesday, April 14.
• Liebowitz Picks Farrell to Lead FTC Bureau of Economics
• Liebowitz Picks Feinstein to Lead FTC Bureau of Competition
• Liebowitz Picks DeSanti to Lead FTC Office of Policy Planning
• More FTC Appointments (David Vladeck for BCP, Joni Lupovitz for COS, and Jeanne Bumpus for OCR)
• Courts of Appeals Address Reliance Upon Government Databases
No. 1,925, Monday, April 13.
• 2nd Circuit Affirms Denial of PPT Franchises to Organized Crime
• OUSTR Releases Annual § 1377 Telecom Report
• OUSTR Releases Summary of Proposed ACTA
No. 1,924, Saturday, April 11.
• FCC Releases NOI on Broadband Plan
• Broadband Plan Statute: Public Law No. 111-5, § 6001(k)
• Additional Questions Asked by FCC's Broadband Plan Notice of Inquiry
• FCC Releases Amended NOI on Annual Video Competition Reports
• FCC Releases R&O and FNPRM on 4.9 GHz Band
No. 1,923, Wednesday, April 8.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Cygnus v. Telesys
• 9th Circuit Denies Rehearing in Fones4All v. FCC
• Court of Appeals Rules in Case Regarding Passports for Residents of Taiwan
• 11th Circuit Rules in Vega v. T-Mobile
• CRJs Seek More Comments On Regs For Filing Notice of Use and the Delivery of Sound Recordings Under §§ 114 & 112
No. 1,922, Wednesday, April 6.
• House Commerce Committee Seeks FCC Data on High Cost Universal Service
• Consumer Watchdog Asks DOJ to Intervene in District Court Review of Google Books Settlement
• 2nd Circuit Addresses Google's Sale of Trademarked Terms as Keywords in Context Based Advertising
• Groups Write Obama Regarding IPR Related Appointments
No. 1,921, Wednesday, April 1.
• Senate Judiciary Committee Continues Mark Up of Patent Bill
• FCC Seeks Comments on Broadband Data Collection and Survey
• FCC Releases Agenda for April 8 Meeting
• FTC Tells Congress It Wants More Power and Money
• USTR Releases Annual Trade Report
• Antitrust Division Releases Information Regarding E-Discovery
No. 1,920, Tuesday, March 31.
• 1st Circuit Rules on Liability of Retailers in Data Theft Case
• 9th Circuit Holds Arbitration Clause in Wireless Internet Service Contract Unenforceable
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Tavory v. NTP
• Obama Picks Strickling for NTIA
• Senators Kerry and Snowe Introduce Bill to Require Spectrum Inventory
No. 1,919, Monday, March 30.
• House Judiciary Committee Approves Media Shield and Communications Services Provider Protection Bill
• Senate Judiciary Committee Begins Mark Up of Patent Bill
• FTC Releases Annual Report
• FTC Sues Dish Network Over Telemarketing
No. 1,918, Wednesday, March 25.
• Supreme Court Requests OSG Briefs in Section 253 Cases
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Dell v. New Mexico
• Microsoft and TomTom Both File Patent Infringement Actions
• FCC Releases a R&O and a NPRM Regarding MedRadio Service
No. 1,917, Tuesday, March 24.
• Sen. Specter Announces Opposition to Union Organizing Bill
• CEA Criticizes Union Organizing Bills
• Public Knowledge Complains about Connected Nation
• Obama Picks Adelstein for RUS
No. 1,916, Friday, March 20.
• SEC Commissioner Advocates Expansion of SEC Authority and IT Based Surveillance
• Discovery Communications Alleges Amazon's Kindle Infringes Patent
• EPIC Files Complaint With FTC Against Google
• 1st Circuit Addresses Copyrightable Subject Matter
No. 1,915, Thursday, March 19.
• 6th Circuit Delays Decision in Constitutional Challenge to Ohio Indecency Statute
• Senate Judiciary Committee Delays Consideration of Patent Reform Act
• Free Press Paper Attacks Use of Deep Packet Inspection
• Obama Picks Cam Kerry for General Counsel at Department of Commerce
No. 1,914, Wednesday, March 18.
• 9th Circuit Addresses Trademark Infringement in Domain Names
• GAO Reports on IT Security Weaknesses at SEC
• Mexico Retaliates Against US Protectionism
• Obama Nominates Hamilton for 7th Circuit
No. 1,913, Monday, March 16.
• DOJ Brings Another LCD Price Fixing Action
• Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Varney Confirmation Hearing
• 9th Circuit Considers Use of FTC Act and TSR to Shut Down Fraudulent Telemarketers
• Obama Selects Tom Perez to Head Civil Rights Division
No. 1,912, Thursday, March 12.
• Court of Appeals Upholds FCC Dismissal of M2Z Application
• Reitinger Named to Cyber Security Position at DHS
• Senate Commerce Committee Names Subcommittee Members
• Topolski Joins New America Foundation
No. 1,911, Tuesday, March 10.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Patent Case Involving Online Business Methods, Prior Art and Obviousness
• Copyright Office to Hold Hearings on DMCA Exemptions
• 6th Circuit Addresses Substantial Similarity in Copyright Case
No. 1,910, Friday, March 6.
• ITIF Paper Offers Broadband Policy Recommendations
• NCTA Advocates Principles for Broadband Grants Programs
• Sen. Grassley Questions Obama on NAFTA
• Co-Workers' Warrantless Search of Laptop Does Not Implicate 4th Amendment
No. 1,909, Thursday, March 5.
• Obama Names Kundra Chief Information Officer
• OMB Releases Annual FISMA Report
• Obama Administration Announces Review of Cyber and Communications Security
• Copyright Office Publishes Webcaster Agreements
• FTC Invokes FTC Act, Not Sherman Act, to Stop Information Exchanges by Music Merchants
• People and Appointments (SJC clears Ogden, Kagan, Kris & Perrelli; Fugate picked for FEMA)
No. 1,908, Wednesday, March 4.
• Patent Reform Bills Introduced
• Supreme Court Grants Cert in Reed Elsevier v. Muchnick
• Obama Announces Intent to Nominate Genachowski
• Lessig Belittles Copyright Bill and Political Contributions
No. 1,907, Monday, March 2.
• Preliminary Budget Proposal Contains Spectrum License User Fee
• Preliminary Budget Proposal Contains Proposal to Make R&D Tax Credit Permanent
• PFF Paper Addresses Parental Control Technologies and Parental Responsibility
• FCC Fines Carriers Regarding CPNI Reporting
• More FCC News (XM Sirius, Sprint, DTV transition, FCC meeting agenda)
• People and Appointments (Brenner leaves NCTA, Obama picks Leibowitz, Basham retires from CBP)
• More News (trademark ruling, Hynix v. Rambus order, fairness doctrine)
No. 1,906, Friday, February 27.
• Supreme Court Reverses in Pacific Bell v. Linkline
• Supreme Court: There Is Robust Competition in the Broadband Market
• Commentary: Impact of Pacific Bell v. LinkLine
• En Banc Panel Affirms Nacchio Conviction
• 8th Circuit Applies Filed Rate Doctrine in Cable Case
• Consumer Group Complains About Google
No. 1,905, Thursday, February 26.
• House Passes Omnibus Appropriations Bill
• HR 1105 Provides USPTO Funding
• HR 1105 Provides NTIA Funding
• HR 1105 Provides NIST Funding
• HR 1105 Provides BIS Funding
• HR 1105 Provides DOJ Funding
• HR 1105 Provides OUSTR Funding
• HR 1105 Provides Science Funding
• HR 1105 Provides FCC Funding
• HR 1105 Provides FTC Funding
• HR 1105 Provides Privacy Related Funding
• Gary Locke Nominated for Secretary of Commerce
No. 1,904, Wednesday, February 25.
• Obama and Aso Agree on Need to Resist Protectionism
• Obama Gives Speech to Congress
• Sen. Leahy Seeks Review of Warrantless Wiretaps and Other Anti-Terror Activities
• ABA Section Submits Views on Inequitable Conduct
• Property Rights Alliance Argues that IPR Protection is Linked to Higher GDP Per Capita
No. 1,903, Tuesday, February 24.
• Supreme Court Denies Cert in Rambus Case
• Jonathan Leibowitz
• SEC Commissioner Walter Discusses IT and Financial Information
• FTC to Hold Third Set of Hearings on the Market for IP
No. 1,902, Monday, February 23.
• 9th Circuit Holds California Video Games Statute Unconstitutional
• Antitrust Division Files Brief in US v. CMLS
• 10th Circuit Considers Access and Substantial Similarity in Copyright Cases
No. 1,901, Tuesday, February 17.
• Obama Signs Spending Bill
• CEA Chief Criticizes Spending Bill, Protectionism, Unionization Mandates, and Anti-Immigration Policy
• AT&T Fined $8 Million for E-Rate Practices
• Software Counterfeiters Indicted
No. 1,900, Monday, February 16.
• Congress Passes Spending Bill
• DC Circuit Rules in NCTA v. FCC
• Guilty Plea Reveals Pretexting, Social Engineering and Hacking of Verizon Phone Systems
• Kindle2's Text to Audio Feature and Copyright
No. 1,899, Friday, February 13.
• House and Senate to Vote on Conference Report on Spending Bill
• Summary of Broadband Grants Provisions in Spending Bill
• Spending Bill Includes More DTV Transition Funding
• Spending Bill Includes Research Funding
• Spending Bill Includes Smoot Hawley Provision
• FCC Delays 700 MHz Band Narrowband Relocation Deadline
• Sen. Gregg No Longer Obama's Nominee to Head Commerce Department
• DOJ Obtains Indictment of Former CEO of Cathode Ray Tube Manufacturer
• FTC Releases Report on Online Behavioral Advertising
No. 1,898, Thursday, February 12.
• Obama Signs DTV Delay Act
• FCC Makes Further DTV Transition Announcements
• FCC Approves Time Warner and Time Warner Cable Split
• Copps Discusses Sirius XM
• Copps Discusses FCC Agenda
• Conferees Consider Conference Report on Huge Spending Bill
• 4th Circuit Issues Opinion in MCImetro v. Christie
No. 1,897, Wednesday, February 11.
• Senate Passes Its Version of Huge Spending Bill
• Economists Criticize Broadband Provisions in Spending Bill
• DC Circuit Upholds FCC's Number Porting § 222 Order
• Sen. Leahy Discusses Agenda
No. 1,896, Tuesday, February 10.
• 8th Circuit Affirms in Firstcom v. Qwest
• FTC Obtains Fine From Deceptive Sellers of Prepaid Calling Cards
• Performance Rights Act Reintroduced
No. 1,895, Monday, February 9.
• House Passes Watch List Database Redress Bill
• 9th Circuit Holds Government Database With No Redress Process Violates Due Process
• DOJ Releases Redacted Copies of Leniency Letters
No. 1,894, Sunday, February 8.
• RIM, Officers, and Directors Settle with OSC on Option Backdating
• 4th Circuit Issues Opinion in NTP v. RIM FOIA Case
• McAfee Reports that Economic Downturn Creates Perfect Storm of IT Security Risks
• Microsoft's Ballmer Addresses Democratic Caucus
No. 1,893, Friday, February 6.
• Conyers Reintroduces Fair Copyright in Research Works Act
• FTC Brings and Settles Administrative Action Against Hacked Online Retailers
• Privacy International Asserts Google's Phone Tracking Threatens Privacy
• FCC Announces Procedures for Terminating Analog Broadcast Service Prior to June 12
No. 1,892, Thursday, February 5.
• House Commerce Committee Republicans Announced
• Obama Revokes EO 13422
• FTC Announces 10 Year Plan for Reviewing Rules
• Cato Paper Advocates Free Trade in Telecom and Other Services
• 9th Circuit Considers Employee 4th Amendment Challenges to Search of Company Premises
No. 1,891, Wednesday, February 4.
• House Passes DTV Delay Act
• NCTA and Free Press Write Senators Regarding Broadband Grants in HR 1
• Tech Groups Oppose Smoot Hawley Provisions in HR 1
• FCC to Host Summit on IP Enabled 911 Services
No. 1,890, Tuesday, February 3.
• DOJ Obtains TFT-LCD Price Fixing Indictment
• McDowell Discusses DTV Transition and FCC Reform
• House to Consider DTV Delay Act
No. 1,889, Monday, February 2.
• DC Circuit Rules in Internet Gambling Case
• WTO Panel Rules in PRC IPR Case
No. 1,888, Wednesday, January 28.
• House Rejects DTV Delay Act
• McDowell and Copps Address FCC Reform
• McDowell Criticizes Proposals to Renew Fairness or Censorship Doctrine
• Copyright Office Amends Copyright Royalty Judges' § 115 Determination
No. 1,887, Tuesday, January 27.
• House to Consider Spending Bill
• Senate Approves DTV Delay Act
• House Debates DTV Delay Act
No. 1,886, Wednesday, January 21.
• BIS Issues NOI on Encryption Items
• Allegations of DOJ Misconduct Threaten Conviction of Sen. Stevens
• FCC Resumes Its Statutory Obligation to Study Video Competition
No. 1,885, Tuesday, January 20.
• Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review Upholds Warrantless Surveillance Under FISA Against 4th Amendment Challenge
• House Commerce Committee to Mark Up Bill to Delay DTV Transition
Alert No. 1,884, Thursday, January 15.
• Martin Announces Resignation
• Jobs to Take Medical Leave of Absence
• Patrick McGoohan Died
• DOJ Fines AT&T for Violating AT&T Dobson Merger Orders
• Former State Department Employee Pleads to § 1030 Violation
Alert No. 1,883, Wednesday, January 14.
• 4th Circuit Rules in Case Regarding Local Taxation of Online Travel Sales Companies
• 4th Circuit Holds US Can Use Video Obtained From Warrantless Hidden Video Cameras Placed on Owner's Private Property
• 1st Circuit Construes Federal Phone Harassment Statute
• GAO Finds IT Security Weaknesses at IRS
Alert No. 1,882, Tuesday, January 13.
• Julius Genachowski
• Bartz Named CEO of Yahoo
• FTC Writes Rules to Bolster Power of Antitrust Regulators
Alert No. 1,881, Monday, January 12.
• Obama Transition Suggests Legislative Extensive of February 17 DTV Transition
• New York and Arbitron Settle PPM Dispute
• FTC and Amici Seek Supreme Court Review in Rambus Case
No. 1,880, Thursday, January 8.
• DOJ Obtains Indictment Under Federal Anti-Pretexting Statute
• Identity Theft Resource Center Releases List of Data Breaches in 2008
• District Court Issues Modified Final Judgment in US v. Bell Atlantic
No. 1,879, Wednesday, January 7.
• ITIF Argues for Economic Stimulus Spending on IT Infrastructure
• CCIA Releases IT Recommendations for Obama Transition
• AAI Submits Antitrust Recommendations to Obama Transition
• CDT Releases IT Policy Proposals for Obama Administration
• CSIS Urges Obama Administration to Mandate Authentication on Internet
No. 1,878, Tuesday, January 6.
• Obama Names Perrelli to be DOJ Associate Attorney General
• Obama Names David Ogden to be Deputy Attorney General
• Obama Names Elena Kagan to be Solicitor General
• 6th Circuit Rules in Section 230 Case
• 7th Circuit Upholds Traffic Fines Based Upon Camera Surveillance
No. 1,877, Monday, January 5.
• Bush Signs Limited Analog Broadcast Extension Bill
• Copyright Office Seeks Comments on Proposed DMCA Exemptions
• Defendants in Hizballah TV Case Plead Guilty