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Cybersecurity And Data Privacy: 2016 Outlook
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
United States
8 Feb 2016
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act Signed Into US Law As Part Of Omnibus Appropriations Legislation
On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 into law.
United States
23 Dec 2015
US Senate Passes Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act
CISA seeks to encourage private-sector companies to voluntarily share information about cybersecurity threats with other private entities and with the federal government, and to take defensive measures against such threats.
United States
29 Oct 2015
The Internet of Things
The proliferation of smart phones raised novel privacy and security concerns due to the unprecedented amounts and types of personal information that these devices and their applications could collect, use, store and share.
United States
24 Mar 2015
With New Net Neutrality Rules, FCC Asserts Sweeping Jurisdiction Over Broadband Internet Access Services
On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC" or "the Commission") released its Open Internet Order ("Order") and rules.
United States
18 Mar 2015
Internet Privacy Legislation Released In Congress
On May 4, 2010, Representative Rick Boucher (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, and Cliff Stearns (R-FL), Ranking Republican Member of the Subcommittee, released a discussion draft of privacy legislation.
United States
20 May 2010
New Proposal to Reclassify Broadband Services as Telecommunications Services Issued by US Federal Communications Commission
On May 6, 2010, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski issued a proposal in response to the US District Court for the District of Columbia’s April 6, 2010, rejection of the FCC’s assertions of authority to impose network management rules on broadband providers ("Comcast Corp. v. FCC", No. 08-1291 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 6, 2010)).
United States
12 May 2010
DC Circuit Determines That the FCC Exceeded Its Authority in Regulating Comcast’s Network Management Policies—Congressional Action Likely Necessary to Implement Network Neutrality
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exceeded its authority when the agency prohibited Comcast, an Internet service provider (ISP), from interfering with subscribers’ use of peer-to-peer networking technologies in an effort to limit bandwidth consumption.
United States
8 Apr 2010
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