Article | 25/04/2013 Senate committee limits government electronic surveillanceA U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would give more privacy protection from government surveillance for data stored in the cloud.
Article | 19/03/2013 Lawmakers call for greater protections from e-surveillanceIf U.S. law enforcement agencies agree to changes in electronic surveillance law to better protect the privacy of stored email and documents, they wan...
Article | 12/03/2013 Third mobile-phone-unlocking bill introducedMomentum is growing in the U.S. Congress to overturn a U.S. Library of Congress ruling that took mobile phone unlocking out of the legal exemptions to...
Article | 24/12/2012 US Congress may not have stomach for another SOPAAs a new session of the U.S. Congress convenes in early 2013, don't expect lawmakers to rush out a new version of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) or...
Article | 29/11/2012 Senate committee approves privacy protections for cloud, emailA U.S. Senate committee has voted to approve legislation that would give the public new privacy protections from government searches of email and docu...
Article | 20/11/2012 US senator has not caved on e-privacy, aide saysThe chairman of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has not reversed course on email privacy and has not proposed to give U.S. agencies access to emai...
Article | 23/11/2011 Senator threatens filibuster of Protect IP Act as vote nearsThe Protect IP Act, which would allow the U.S. Department of Justice to seek court orders focused on shutting down websites accused of copyright infri...
Article | 17/09/2011 Obama signs patent overhaul legislationU.S. President Barack Obama has signed the America Invents Act, the first major overhaul of the U.S. patent system in about 50 years.
Article | 9/09/2011 US Senate approves major patent system overhaulThe U.S. Senate has voted to approve a major overhaul of the nation's patent system, with the legislation allowing a new kind of challenge to patents ...
Article | 8/09/2011 Senators push for changes in cybercrime lawThe main U.S. law targeting cybercrime may need to be changed because it has allowed law enforcement agencies to target people who simply violate webs...
Article | 12/07/2011 Study: Fair use drives large part of US economyIndustries that rely on fair use exceptions to U.S. copyright law have weathered the recent slow economy better than other businesses, according to a ...
Article | 24/06/2011 US House approves patent reform billThe U.S. House of Representatives has voted to approve a bill that would overhaul the U.S. patent system and allow for a new review of patents after t...
Article | 28/05/2011 Senator blocks controversial copyright billA U.S. senator has blocked a controversial bill that would enlist ISPs, search engines and other businesses in blocking access to alleged websites inf...
Article | 19/05/2011 Internet trade group wants changes in copyright billNew U.S. legislation intended to shut down foreign websites that infringe copyrights would cause major headaches because it would allow copyright hold...
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