Senator Leahy Pursues Questions about Privacy with Judge Kavanaugh

During day three of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s nominations hearings, Senator Patrick Leahy asked Judge Kavanaugh about privacy and government surveillance. (6:20) Senator Leahy stated “In your concurrence in Klayman v. Obama you went out of your way to say that not only is the…

Senator Feinstein Rebuts National Archives’ Decision to Withhold Kavanaugh Records

Senator Feinstein has sent an urgent letter to Archivist David S. Ferriero demanding reconsideration of the National Archives’ decision to withhold documents related to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the letter, Senator Feinstein stated that the “records are crucially important to the Senate’s understanding…

Congressional Leaders Reintroduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect Children’s Online Privacy

Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Congressman Joe Barton (TX-06), along with Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Congressman Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), have reintroduced the Do Not Track Kids Act, a bill that would strengthen the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by extending its protections…

Just FYI, Mr. McCain: Any Cyber Attack Can Be Reversed – Cybersecurity Expert

Opinion 02:31 04.05.2018(updated 02:36 04.05.2018) Get short URL Recently, US Senator John McCain has suggested that his country should attack Russia with its cyberweapons to retaliate for Russia’s alleged meddling in the US elections. Kevin Curran, a … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Just FYI, Mr….

Just FYI, Mr. McCain: Any Cyber Attack Can Be Later Used Against Its Creators – Cybersecurity Expert

Opinion 02:31 04.05.2018(updated 02:36 04.05.2018) Get short URL Recently, US Senator John McCain has suggested that his country should attack Russia with its cyberweapons to retaliate for Russia’s alleged meddling in the US elections. Kevin Curran, a … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Just FYI, Mr….

Senator Blumenthal Calls On FTC To Enforce Consent Order Against Facebook

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has called for “monetary penalties that provide redress for consumers and stricter oversight” in a letter to the Federal Trade Commission. Senator Blumenthal focused on the FTC’s 2011 Consent Order that EPIC, and a coalition of consumer groups obtained, after preparing…

The California Senate Utilities Committee’s Net Neutrality Analysis Might as Well Have Been Written by AT&T

S.B. 822, Senator Scott Wiener’s net neutrality bill, is currently pending in the California legislature. It’s a bill that prioritizes consumers over large ISPs, creating strong net neutrality protections. Unsurprisingly, AT&T and the rest of the giant telecom companies don’t like it. And unfortunately for…