Cell phone companies are objecting to proposed California legislation requiring state authorities to obtain court warrants when acquiring a mobile phone’s locational information.
It’s almost certainly the first-ever podcast with a sitting U.S. President.
After three years of haggling to produce bipartisan cybersecurity legislation that addresses the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure systems, the Senate finally got a bill this week that seemed destined to actually pass.
The Supreme Court may soon have its own YouTube channel if the Senate gets its way. The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday that would require the Supreme Court to televise its proceedings.
A week before he retired, Bill Gates met with Microsoft’s legal team about open source software. It was a meeting that would change the future of the company he helped found.
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) said Thursday he is having second thoughts on a major provision of a bill he is sponsoring that would force changes to internet infrastructure to fight online copyright infringement. The legislation under the Protect IP Act mandates that ISPs alter records in the net’s system for looking up website names, known as DNS, so that users couldn’t navigate to the site.