Story Titles from the Tech Law Journal Daily E-Mail Alert, by Issue.
July - December, 2012

Alert No. 2,500, Monday, December 31.
  Obama Signs Bill to Extend FISA Outside the US Surveillance Authority
  Obama Signs Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act
  SEC to Hold Prehearing Conference in Cases Against PRC Accounting Firms
  DOJ Publishes Second Tunney Act Notice in Apple E-Books Antitrust Case
  District Court in California Enjoins Aereokiller
  OUSTR Seeks Special 301 Comments on Countries that Deny Adequate IPR Protection
  More IP News

Alert No. 2,499, Sunday, December 30.
  Senate Approves Bill to Extend FISA Outside the US Warrantless Intercept Authority
  Senate Debate: Case for the FISA Extension Bill
  Senate Debate: Case Against the FISA Extension Bill
  Senate Rejects Amendments to FISA Extension Bill
  Commentary: Analysis of Senate Votes on the FISA Extension Bill
  Senate Amends and Passes Rep. Smith's Patent Bill
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,498, Wednesday, December 26.
  House Republicans Tell Obama Not to Impose Cyber Security Regulation by Executive Order
  Sen. Leahy Seeks ECPA Reform in 113th Congress
  US and Russia Release Online Piracy Action Plan
  US China Commission Reports on New PRC Leadership
  National Medal of Technology and Innovation Recipients Announced
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,497, Monday, December 24.
  Senate Approves Resolution on Sex Based Interactive Computer Service
  USPTO Urges Enactment of Rep. Smith's Patent Bill
  Senate Confirms Jon Tigar and Other District Court Judges
  Pending Court of Appeals Nominees
  Richard Taranto and the Federal Circuit

Alert No. 2,496, Friday, December 21.
  Senate Passes VPPA Amendments
  Senate Passes Economic Espionage Penalties Bill
  House Passes National Defense Authorization Act Conference Report
  Sen. Wyden Introduces Data Caps Bill
  OUSTR Reports on PRC's JCCT Commitments
  Photographers and Visual Artists Comment on Instagram TOS
  More News

Alert No. 2,495, Thursday, December 20.
  Sen. Rockefeller Complains About Violent Video Games
  JCCT Meeting Concludes
  Update on Tax Return Identity Theft Legislation
  Paper Argues that Broadband UBP Would Promote Consumer Welfare and Encourage Investment
  House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee Chairmen Named
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,494, Wednesday, December 19.
  FTC Releases Expanded COPPA Rules
  House Passes Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments
  House Passes Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act
  House Passes Rep. Smith's Patent Bill
  Obama Signs Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act
  USPTO Seeks Comments on Creation of Patent Small Claims Process
  More IP News
  DOJ Settles With Penquin in E-Books Antitrust Action
  More Antitrust News
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,493, Tuesday, December 18.
  Rep. Conyers and Rep. Watt Argue that FTC Can Bring Antitrust Action Under Section 5
  Facebook's New Instagram Terms Affect Users' Privacy and Proprietary Interests
  9th Circuit Addresses Personal Jurisdiction in IP Case
  Federal Circuit Addresses Cross Licensing Agreements and Reissue Patents
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,492, Monday, December 17.
  OUSTR Releases 2012 Notorious Markets Report
  Representatives Introduce Revised Version of Customs Information Sharing Bill
  8th Circuit Opines on Web Video, Free Speech and Stalking
  DC Circuit Rules Reverses in PMCM TV v. FCC
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,491, Saturday, December 15.
  House to Take Up Tech Bills
  Rep. Engel Introduces Bill to Limit Customs Laptop Searches
  5th Circuit Holds That State Caller ID Spoofing Statute Is Preempted
  Rep. Nadler Introduces Bill to Promote Independent Music Label Artists Abroad

Alert No. 2,490, Friday, December 14.
  Capitol Hill News
  Federal Circuit Upholds Retroactive Application of AIA in False Patent Marking Case
  FTC Chief Technologist Opines on History Sniffing
  IAB Compares FTC's COPPA Proposals to Stealing Christmas
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,489, Wednesday, December 12.
  FTC Brings Action Against Behavioral Advertising Company for History Sniffing
  Rep. Eshoo and Rep. Issa Write FCC Regarding Unlicensed Spectrum
  11th Circuit Considers 4th Amendment Consequences of 25 Day Delay in Seeking Warrant to Search a Seized Laptop
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,488, Tuesday, December 11.
  FCC Forms Technology Transitions Policy Task Force
  Google and Others Write Rep. Walden and Rep. Eshoo Regarding Unlicensed Spectrum
  FTC Releases Another Report on Mobile Apps Privacy
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,487, Monday, December 10.
  FCC, Public Safety, and Four Wireless Providers Announce Text to 911 Agreement
  Amici File Briefs With Federal Circuit in Software Patents Case
  Rep. Smith Introduces Patent Bill
  Sen. Leahy Introduces a Bill to Make USPTO Acceleration Certificates Alienable
  SEC Launches Administrative Action Against PRC Accounting Firms
  More News

Alert No. 2,486, Saturday, December 8.
  Senate Passes Russia Trade Bill
  BLS Releases November 2012 Employment Data
  The SEC Strikes Again
  DOJ's Brandenburger Discusses International Antitrust Cooperation
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,485, Friday, December 7.
  Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Over Geolocation Data Bill
  Sen. Blumenthal Introduces Gift Card Consumer Protection Act
  Sen. DeMint to Leave Senate to Lead Heritage Foundation
  Republicans Assigned to Subcommittees of House Commerce Committee
  More Capitol Hill News
  Judicial Appointments
  More News (FTC HSR ETs, more)

Alert No. 2,484, Thursday, December 6.
  FCC Releases Agenda for December 12 Meeting
  Sen. Sanders and Others Urge FCC to Continue Ancient Newspaper Broadcast Cross Ownership Rule
  FTC Files Amicus Brief Re Availability of Injunctive Relief in SEP FRAND Case
  DOJ's Morton Addresses SEPs, FRAND, Non-SEPS and Hold Ups
  Kappos Defends Software Patents

Alert No. 2,483, Wednesday, December 5.
  Obama Signs Bill to Extend Sunset on SAFE WEB Act
  Senate Democratic Leadership Will Not Allow Vote on House Passed STEM Bill
  House Passes Internet Governance Resolution
  FCC Commences Rulemaking on Disability Access to TV Emergency Information
  USPTO to Host Roundtable on Requiring Real Party in Interest Disclosures
  EC Announces Processes for Studying Copyright Reform
  People and Appointments
  More News (FCC ICC reform, CO OW NOI deadlines extended, more)

Alert No. 2,482, Tuesday, December 4.
  DC Circuit Upholds FCC's Data Roaming Rules
  2nd Circuit Hears Oral Argument in Aereo Case
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,481, Monday, December 3.
  Congressional Leaders Write USTR Regarding PRC Protectionism
  More Trade News
  6th Circuit Construes Dormant Commerce Clause
  Pew Internet Releases Survey on Teenager Online Privacy
  FTC Rule Narrows Definition of Creditor in ID Theft Red Flag Rules
  More News

Alert No. 2,480, Saturday, December 1.
  House Passes STEM Visas Bill
  Ajit Pai, the Silicon Prairie, and STEM Visas
  FCC Announces Another LPFM Order
  9th Circuit Grants En Banc Rehearing in Challenge to Ban on Advertising by Public Broadcasters

Alert No. 2,479, Friday, November 30.
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Leahy Bill to Require Warrant for Accessing Cloud Stored E-Mail
  House Passes STEM Visas Bill
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,478, Thursday, November 29.
  Obama Opposes STEM Visas Bill
  District Court Approves FTC Settlement with Google in Safari Circumvention Case
  Rep. Upton Announces House Commerce Committee Subcommittee Chairmen for 113th Congress
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,477, Wednesday, November 28.
  Senate Passes Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act
  Tony West Nomination for Associate AG Delayed in Senate
  Changes at the House Judiciary Committee
  House Committee Chairmen

Alert No. 2,476, Tuesday, November 27.
  House to Vote Again on STEM Visas Bill
  Kappos to Leave USPTO
  Walters to Replace Schapiro as SEC Chairman
  More People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,475, Tuesday, November 20.
  DOJ and FTC to Hold Workshop on Patent Assertion Entities
  Rep. Eshoo and Rep. Lofgren Complain to FTC about its Google Antitrust Investigation
  House Commerce Committee Democrats Seeks Hearing on AT&T Modernization Plans
  Public Knowledge Seeks Continuation of Old Regulatory Frameworks
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,474, Monday, November 19.
  Obama Nominates Caproni for District Court

Alert No. 2,473, Wednesday, November 14.
  Senate Again Rejects Cloture on Bill to Impose Cyber Security Regulatory Regime
  House Republicans Elect Leadership for 113th Congress
  Rep. Sensenbrenner Seeks Chairmanship of House Science Committee
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,472, Tuesday, November 13.
  FCC Seeks Comments Regarding Legislative Proposals for NG911 Regulation
  AT&T to Expand Support for FaceTime App
  Google Releases Report on Government Requests for User Data
  Commentary: Political Parties and Sergey Brin

Alert No. 2,471, Wednesday, November 7.
  November 6, 2012 Elections
  Election Results and Cyber Security Policy
  Election Results and Regulation of BIAS Providers
  Table: House Judiciary Committee 2012 Election Results
  Table: House Commerce Committee 2012 Election Results
  Table: Senate Judiciary Committee 2012 Election Results
  Table: Senate Commerce Committee 2012 Election Results

Alert No. 2,470, Tuesday, November 6.
  5th Circuit Rules In E-Rate Payment Case
  District Court Denies Motion for PI in Dish Hopper Case
  AT&T Files Petition for Rulemaking Regarding Trial Replacement of TDM with IP
  AT&T Announces Additional Investment in Its Wireline and Wireless Broadband Networks

Alert No. 2,469, Monday, November 5.
  Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument on Standing to Challenge Outside the US Surveillance Authority
  Obama Signs Homeland Security Executive Order with Undefined Purpose
  FTC Brings Section 5 Action for Use of Web Tracking Software that Violates Privacy Policy
  More News

Alert No. 2,468, Friday, November 2.
  BLS Releases October Employment Estimates
  US Submits Proposed Treaty Language for WCIT
  Copyright Office Issues Notice of Inquiry on Orphan Works
  District Court Disposes of Authors Guild's Book Scanning Case Against Universities

Alert No. 2,467, Wednesday, October 24.
  Librarian of Congress Adopts 5th Triennial 1201 Exemptions
  FCC Seeks More Comments on Wireless Microphones
  More FCC News
  DOJ's Monaco Addresses Cyber Security
  More Cyber Security News
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,466, Tuesday, October 23.
  EC Finds Microsoft Failed to Comply with 2009 Browser Choice Order
  DOJ's Hesse Addresses Patents and Standard Setting Organizations
  More Antitrust News
  European Parliament Adopts Resolution on US EU Trade Negotiations
  More Trade News

Alert No. 2,465, Monday, October 22.
  FTC Releases Staff Report on Facial Recognition Technologies
  Rep. Markey Writes Microsoft Regarding Its Privacy Practices
  GAO Releases Report on Mobile Privacy
  Update on Iranian DDOS Attacks
  SEC Disclosure Requirements Arising from DDOS Attacks
  Quarterly Earnings Reports

Alert No. 2,464, Thursday, October 18.
  Google and Five Book Publishers Settle 2005 Copyright Infringement Action
  Copyright Office Requests Comments on Creating a Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists
  More IP News

Alert No. 2,463, Wednesday, October 17.
  FCC Prohibits Robocalls to PSAPs
  FCC Commissioners Praise Wireless Monthly Usage Alerts
  Pai Defends Usage Based Pricing
  FCC Adopts WCS Band Order
  FCC Allows Cable Operators to Encrypt Basic Service Tier
  More FCC News
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,462, Tuesday, October 16.
  SoftBank to Acquire 70% Stake in Sprint Nextel
  Digital Advertising Alliance Rejects Microsoft Browser DNT
  UK Will Not Extradite Hacker to US
  Former Senator Specter Died
  More People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,461, Monday, October 15.
  House and Senate Republicans Write Obama Opposing Regulation of Internet by Executive Order
  Defense Secretary Panetta Discusses Cyber Security
  House Intelligence Committee Report Finds Huawei and ZTE Could Undermine US National Security
  Sen. Grassley States Cyber Security Should Be Addressed by Legislation Rather Than Presidential Order
  Sen. Rockefeller Sends Interrogatories to 500 CEOs
  Commentary: Governmental Process in Regulating Cyber Security
  More Cyber Security News

Alert No. 2,460, Saturday, October 6.
  FCC Lets Expire Its Per Se Ban on Exclusive Program Distribution Contracts
  FCC Adopts Report and Order on Program Access Rules
  FCC Adopts NPRM on Case by Case Analysis of Exclusive Contracts
  Reaction to FCC's Program Access Order
  More on T-Mobile USA MetroPCS Combination
  More FCC News

Alert No. 2,459, Friday, October 5.
  Genochowski Addresses Spectrum Allocation
  FCC Issues Citations to Online Sellers of Cell Phone Jamming Devices
  BLS Releases Employment Data for September 2012
  Solicitor General Files Cert Petition in FTC v. Watson
  Rick Kaplan Joins NAB
  More News

Alert No. 2,458, Thursday, October 4.
  NTIA Releases Public Safety Network NOI
  Representatives Urge OUSTR to Take Action Against India for Its Protectionist Tech Policies
  OUSTR and EC Seek Comments on US EC Regulatory Compatibility
  USPTO to Take Up to 64 Law School Clinic Patent Applications Out of Order
  Holder and Cole Address IP Theft
  More IP News

Alert No. 2,457, Wednesday, October 3.
  T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS to Merge
  Representatives Condemn FTC Participation in W3C Development of DNT Standard
  Sen. Rockefeller Urges FTC Participation in W3C Development of DNT Standard
  CDT Urges Stakeholders to Develop DNT Standard

Alert No. 2,456, Tuesday, October 2.
  NTIA's Strickling Criticizes ETNO Proposal for IP Interconnection Regulation
  FCC Fines NobelTel for Deceptively Marketing Prepaid Calling Cards
  American Library Association Demands E-Books from Publishers
  ITIF Asserts That Do Not Track is Madness
  More News

Alert No. 2,455, Monday, October 1.
  FCC Adopts Spectrum Aggregation NPRM
  FCC Adopts NPRM on Incentive Auctions
  Public Knowledge Files Amicus Brief in Fox v. DISH
  Antitrust News
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,454, Saturday, September 22.
  Capitol Hill News
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Innovative Design Protection Act
  Obama Nominates Tony West to be Associate Attorney General
  Obama Again Nominates Halligan for DC Circuit
  Pending Court of Appeals Nominees
  Pending District Court Nominees
  Recent Judicial Confirmations and Appointments
  Tech Related Nominations Left Pending
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,453, Friday, September 21.
  Internet Radio Fairness Act Introduced
  Congressional Anti Piracy Watch List Names China, Russia, Italy, Switzerland, and Ukraine
  FTC and EC Approve UMG EMI Merger
  NAB's Smith Advocates Activation of Radio Chips in Smart Phones
  Senate Adjourns Until After Elections

Alert No. 2,452, Thursday, September 20.
  House Rejects STEM Visas Bill in Suspension Vote
  Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Internet Governance Resolution
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Baer Nomination
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act
  Knowledge Ecology Complains About Web Site Blocking at USPTO

Alert No. 2,451, Wednesday, September 19.
  STEM Visa Bills Update
  DOJ's Breuer Advocates for Government Surveillance Powers
  Rep. Nadler Introduces ECPA Reform Bill
  House Intelligence Committee Holds Hearing on PRC Telecoms
  PRC SAIC Delegation Visits US
  More News

Alert No. 2,450, Tuesday, September 18.
  GAO Reports on Cyber Threats to Mobile Devices
  Rep. Markey and Rep. DeGette Introduce Mobile Device Privacy Act
  Groups Give AT&T Notice of Intent to File Complaint with FCC
  DOJ's Leary Addresses Use of IT to Assist Crime Victims
  Google Search, Advertising and Antitrust
  More Antitrust News
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,449, Monday, September 17.
  FCC Grants NCTA Petition for Forbearance to Allow Cable Companies to Acquire CLECs
  Amicus Briefs Filed in First Sale Doctrine Case
  Movie Companies and Taobao Sign MOU
  More Intellectual Property News
  US Files WTO Complaint Against PRC
  More Trade News

Alert No. 2,448, Friday, September 14.
  House to Consider STEM Visa Bill
  Rep. Lofgren Introduces Alternative STEM Visa Bill
  OUSTR Pleased With Progress in TPPA Negotiations
  Rep. DeFazio Expresses Protectionist Opposition to TPPA
  DOJ's Perez Addresses Cyber Bullying
  Copyright Office Extends Comments Deadline for Small Copyright Claims NOI
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,447, Thursday, September 13.
  House Passes Bill to Extend FISA Outside the US Surveillance Authority
  Update on ACLU Challenge to Constitutionality of 2008 FISA Act
  DOJ Seeks Billion Dollar Fine and 10 Year Prison Sentences in LCD Price Fixing Case
  Commentary: Increasing IT Prices Decreases Consumption and Creates a Social Loss
  Rep. Waxman and Rep. Rush Write FCC Regarding Prison Phone Fees
  Obama Nominates Joshua Wright for FTC Commissioner
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,446, Wednesday, September 12.
  House Passes Bill to Extend SAFE WEB Act
  House Passes Technical Correction to Trademark Dilution Statute
  House Rules Committee Allows No Amendments to FISA Surveillance Bill
  Obama Backs FISA Bill
  Democratic Party Releases Platform
  TPPA Negotiators Meet in Leesburg
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,445, Tuesday, September 11.
  FCC Files Brief with DC Circuit in Challenge to BIAS Rules
  Senate Judiciary Committee to Take Up Tech Bills and Baer Nomination
  Copyright Office Seeks Comments on Creating a Process for Adjudicating Small Copyright Claims
  Orphan Works Legislation and Adjudicating Small Copyright Claims
  Summary of First Round of Comments on Creating a Process for Adjudicating Small Copyright Claims

Alert No. 2,444, Monday, September 10.
  Berners-Lee's Web Foundation Ranks Nations on Their Progress and Use of Web
  Representatives Write DOJ and DHS Regarding Domain Name Seizure Policies
  Pew Reports on Consumers' Mobile Phone Privacy Related Practices
  Genachowski Comments on NG 911
  Rep. Eshoo Opposes NCTA CALM Act Petition
  FCC Announces Program and Meeting Regarding Measurement of Mobile Broadband Speeds
  Consumer Watchdog Petitions FCC for Rulemaking on Mobile Broadband Speed Disclosures
  More FCC News
  NIST CSD Releases and Seeks Comments on Security Guidelines
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,443, Friday, September 7.
  House to Take Up Tech Bills
  FCC Releases Tentative Agenda for September 28 Meeting
  BLS Releases August 2012 Employment Data

Alert No. 2,442, Thursday, September 6.
  District Court Approves Settlement in Apple E-Books Case
  Amazon Announces New Kindles
  Pai Says Governments Should Facilitate Access to ROWs and Poles for Broadband
  Botnet Operator Sentenced
  Online Prostitution Ringleaders Sentenced
  Assets Forfeited in Connection with Former Alleged Illegal Internet Based Money Transmitting Business
  Tech Crime Report

Alert No. 2,441, Wednesday, September 5.
  USPTO Releases Patent Fees NPRM
  USPTO Roadshows on AIA and Patent Fees
  PRC Trade Secrets Thief Sentenced to Four Years in Prison
  TPI Essay Addresses FCC's Proposed USF Tax on Broadband
  Summary of Comments Submitted to the FCC Regarding Proposed USF Tax on Broadband
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,440, Tuesday, September 4.
  Republican Platform Addresses Tech Related Issues
  FCC Issues Order on Reconsideration of STA Order
  Libin Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer
  More News

Alert No. 2,439, Monday, September 3.
  FAA Opens Proceeding on Use of Personal Electronic Devices on Aircraft
  Internet Technical Standards Bodies Oppose Internet Regulation
  DOJ Dismisses Rojadirecta Domain Names Case
  2nd Circuit Rules Internet Streaming of TV Programming is Not a Cable Service
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,438, Wednesday, August 29.
  Republicans Address Free Trade Agreements at Convention
  ITIF Argues for Strong IP Protection in TPP Agreement
  Public Knowledge Argues for IP Balance in TPPA

Alert No. 2,437, Saturday, August 25.
  Trial Jury Returns Verdict In Apple v. Samsung
  Update on DOJ v. Apple eBooks Case
  More News

Alert No. 2,436, Friday, August 24.
  FCC Approves Verizon Wireless SpectrumCo License Transfers
  FTC Sends No Action Letters for Facebook's Acquisition of Instagram
  Update on DOJ Domain Name Seizures
  AT&T Rebuts PK/FP Net Neutrality Allegations

Alert No. 2,435, Thursday, August 23.
  Divided FCC Adopts Special Access Order
  Congressional Reaction to Special Access Order
  Outside Reaction to Special Access Order
  OUSTR Files WTO Complaint Against Argentina
  FTC to Raise Fees for Accessing Do Not Call Registry
  More News

Alert No. 2,434, Wednesday, August 22.
  Rep. Nadler Releases Draft Bill Regarding Performance Rights
  Rep. Connolly Introduces Federal Data Center Bill
  Startup R&D Tax Credit Bills Introduced
  More Bills
  FCC Addresses Confidentiality of Filings in License Transfer Proceedings
  More News

Alert No. 2,433, Tuesday, August 21.
  Divided FCC Adopts Section 706 Report
  DOJ/FBI Seize Domain Names by Warrant

Alert No. 2,432, Monday, August 20.
  12 Appointed to FirstNet Board
  District Court Issues Preliminary Denial of Proposed Settlement in One Facebook Class Action
  NCTA Petitions FCC for Reconsideration of CALM Act Rules
  SEC Shuts Down
  More News

Alert No. 2,431, Friday, August 17.
  OUSTR Seeks Comments on Notorious Markets
  OUSTR to Receive Comments and Hold Hearing on PRC Compliance with WTO Obligations
  Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee to Meet
  FCC Forbears From Applying 20% Foreign Ownership Rule
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,430, Thursday, August 16.
  SEC Alleges Oracle Subsidiary in India Violated FCPA
  Utah Auditor Describes Failings of Government Broadband Network
  USPTO Announces First Inventor to File NPRM and Roundtable
  PK and FP Allege AT&T Wireless BIAS Offerings Violate FCC Net Neutrality Rules

Alert No. 2,429, Wednesday, August 15.
  DOJ Approves Verizon Cable Deals
  Genachowski Says FCC to Approve Verizon Cable Deals Subject to Concessions
  Antitrust Agencies to Host Workshop on MFN Clauses
  Obama Issues Annual Routine Emergency Export Regulation Declaration
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,428, Tuesday, August 14.
  IPEC Receives Comments Regarding Next Version of Joint Strategic Plan for IP Enforcement
  Content Industries Offer Recommendations for IPEC Plan Against Counterfeiting and Infringement
  CCIA and Net Coalition Offer Recommendations for IPEC Plan
  IPEC Plans and the Progress of Science and the Useful Arts
  Individuals' Comments for the IPEC Plan: Creators v. Users
  More Comments for the IPEC's Plan Against Counterfeiting and Infringement

Alert No. 2,427, Monday, August 13.
  Senate JEC Recommends More IP Enforcement by DHS and Quicker USITC 337 Decisions
  Google Search Results to Take Into Account Takedown Notices
  House Small Business Committee Members Write FTC Regarding IT Theft
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,426, Friday, August 10.
  FTC Releases Decision and Order in Administrative Action Against Facebook
  Microsoft Reaffirms Its Commitment to Do Not Track By Default
  Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Privacy and Data Security at Federal Agencies
  FCC Denies Comcast's Petition for Stay Pending Judicial Review of Tennis Channel Order

Alert No. 2,425, Thursday, August 9.
  FTC Sues and Settles With Google for Circumventing Apple Safari Browser's Blocking of Third Party Cookies
  Commentary: Claims that the USA/FTC Did Not Bring Against Google
  Reaction to the Google Settlement
  More News

Alert No. 2,424, Wednesday, August 8.
  Senators and Representatives Introduce Bills to Ban Online Retail Ammunition Sales
  Rep. Johnson Introduces Bill to Require Disclosure of Voting Systems Software Source Code
  GAO Reports on Mobile Phone RF Emissions
  Rep. Kucinich Introduces Bill to Create EPA Regulatory Regime for Mobile Devices

Alert No. 2,423, Tuesday, August 7.
  10th Circuit Denies Qwest's Challenge to FCC's Denial of Forbearance
  ITIF Paper Addresses 10 Year Trend in IT Employment
  BLS Releases Monthly Unemployment Report
  People and Appointments (FTC, AAI & HFA)
  More News (CRB, CO, USPTO & USTR)

Alert No. 2,422, Monday, August 6.
  FTC Withdraws 2003 Policy Statement on Remedies of Disgorgement and Restitution in Competition Cases
  House Judiciary Committee Passes Technical Amendment to Trademark Dilution Statute
  Rep. Conyers and Rep. Chaffetz Introduce Bill to Provide for Visas for Entrepreneurs
  Treasury IG Reports That IRS Hands Out Billions in Fraudulent Refunds to ID Thieves
  More Tax Return ID Theft Bills Introduced

Alert No. 2,421, Sunday, August 5.
  US Submits Proposals to ITU for WCIT
  Harris and Cornell to Chair FCC's WRC-15 Advisory Committee
  FCC Adopts NPRM Regarding Cable TV Technical Rules
  FCC Adopts Wireless Microwave Backhaul Facilities Order and NPRM
  More News

Alert No. 2,420, Saturday, August 4.
  House Approves Resolution Opposing International Internet Regulation
  Ambassador Kramer Addresses Upcoming WCIT
  SHIELD Act Would Allow Court to Award Costs and Attorneys Fees to Prevailing Parties in IT Patent Cases
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Allow Police to Obtain Addresses from Tax Returns
  People and Appointments (Matel/USPTO and Chen/USDC)
  More News (Oracle v. SAP)

Alert No. 2,419, Friday, August 3.
  Senate Rejects Cloture on Sen. Lieberman's Cyber Security Bill
  AT&T Announces Planned Acquisition of NextWave
  HP Wins Preliminary Ruling in Contract Action Against Oracle
  E-Commerce Deregulator Wins Texas Senate Republican Primary
  More People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,418, Thursday, August 2.
  House Passes Bill that Increases Penalties for Economic Espionage
  House and Senate Commerce Committees Pass Bills to Extend SAFE WEB Act
  House Passes Tax Return ID Theft Bill
  FTC Releases COPPA Further NPRM
  House Passes Student Visa Reform Act
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,417, Wednesday, August 1.
  Army Generals Enter Political Debate Over Cyber Security Bills
  BSA Opposes Regulatory Standards in Cyber Security Bill
  More Cyber Security News
  Public Knowledge Complains to FCC About Comcast Data Caps
  Microsoft Addresses Patent Dispute with Google
  Confirmations and Presidential Elections
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,416, Tuesday, July 31.
  Tech Related Bills
  FCC Releases Public Safety Network Order
  Sen. Snowe and Sen. Warner Again Introduce Radio Spectrum Inventory Act of 2012
  House Commerce Committee Paper Condemns Lack of Transparency in Obama Administration
  People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,415, Monday, July 30.
  Senate May Take Up Lieberman Collins Cyber Security Bill
  Summary of S 3414
  Sen. McCain Criticizes S 3414
  Obama Calls for Cyber Security Standards Bill
  Reaction to S 3414
  More News

Alert No. 2,414, Saturday, July 28.
  Rep. Smith Introduces Bill to Tweak Trademark Dilution Statute
  National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Announces Meeting
  USTR Requests Comments Regarding WTO Rare Earths Proceeding
  GAO Releases Reports on IT at Federal Agencies

Alert No. 2,413, Friday, July 27.
  Court Holds State Not Required Under FOIA to Produce Records Already Published by WikiLeaks
  GAO Releases Report on Universal Service High Cost Subsidies
  Groups File Amicus Brief Opposing FCC Net Neutrality Rules
  PCAST Releases Report on Spectrum Policy

Alert No. 2,412, Thursday, July 26.
  FCC Asserts Broad MVPD Program Carriage Authority
  Representatives Write FCC Regarding Program Carriage
  Facebook Reports Q2 Financial Results
  GAO Reports on Federal Health IT Subsidies

Alert No. 2,411, Wednesday, July 25.
  FCC Releases Report on Broadband Performance
  FCC Releases Video Competition Report
  Senate Judiciary Committee Holds Over Consideration of S 225
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,410, Tuesday, July 24.
  House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Internet Sales Tax Bill
  Commentary: Sales Taxes and Electoral Politics
  Senate Judiciary Committee to Take Up Access to Federal Information Bill

Alert No. 2,409, Wednesday, July 18.
  Sen. Schumer Urges DOJ to Drop Antitrust Action Against Apple and Book Publishers
  Wikileaks Is Running Out of Money
  House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Bill to Authorize State Sales Taxes on Distant Internet Sellers
  The Anti Internet Sales Tax Resolutions

Alert No. 2,408, Tuesday, July 17.
  Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Outside the US Surveillance Bill
  Roll Call Votes on S 3276
  ACLU Files Complaint Alleging that Drone Strikes Violate Constitutional Rights
  People and Appointments

Alert No. 2,407, Monday, July 16.
  House Commerce Committee Democrats Seek Hearing on Law Enforcement Cell Phone Tracking
  House Commerce Committee Seeks Data from NTIA on Government Spectrum Usage
  Rep. Upton Releases Second Quarter Report on House Commerce Committee Activity
  Judicial Appointments
  More People and Appointments
  More News

Alert No. 2,406, Tuesday, July 10.
  GAO Reports on US Electronic Warfare Planning
  DOJ Fines Telecom Manufacturer for Selling PRC Made Equipment to DOD
  ICANN IANA Contract Extended
  US, Japan and EU Request WTO DSP for REM Complaint Against PRC
  Update on FISA Outside the US Surveillance Bills

Alert No. 2,405, Monday, July 9.
  House Judiciary Committee to Mark Up Bills
  Representatives Introduce Bill to Increase Penalties for Economic Espionage
  Rep. Smith Introduces Rump of Data Retention Bill
  HR 6063 and Administrative Subpoenas
  Commentary: HR 6063, Harassment of Witnesses, and Internet Speech

Alert No. 2,404, Thursday, July 5.
  House Commerce Committee to Consider Extension of Sunset on US SAFE WEB Act
  Senators Introduce Information Security and Data Breach Notification Bill
  Judicial Appointments
  More People and Appointments

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