- AngelList vs. the SEC over general solicitation
- PolitiHacks Digest – 1 July 2013 – Immigration reform, startup visa passes the Senate, what’s next?
- PolitiHacks Digest – 1 July 2013 – Immigration’s Senate success and House troubles ahead
- PolitiHacks Digest – 1 July 2013 – Identifying political decision-makers
- PolitiHacks Digest – 24 June 2013 – Immigration bill enters the Senate end game
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Monthly Archives: March 2013
These folks want your support: #iMarch—Fix immigration for startups with Mayor Bloomberg and Brad Feld Fix the DMCA—Own your electronics, legalize cellphone unlocking More privacy protections in CISPA—Protecting against black hat network intrusions shouldn’t mean trashing privacy protections Got a … Continue reading
Sens. Leahy and Lee are what CDT calls the “dream team” supporters, introducing an ECPA reform bill. Sen. Leahy is crucial because he’s the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, which oversees digital privacy issues. That means his support can make … Continue reading
Tech and civil liberty advocates have turned up the volume after the U.S. House tipped its hat to preparing for a “cyber week” on April 15th, which would include floor votes on its major bills, R&D, FISMA reform, and CISPA. … Continue reading
“What is it that we’re doing to make sure that we raise the baseline cybersecurity level of that part of our infrastructure that if something bad happened to it in cyberspace, something really bad happens in real space?“ Michael Daniel, … Continue reading
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is the go-to law government prosecutors use against a range of actions, from black hat hacking to digital civil disobedience. In the case of Aaron Swartz, over 30 years of jail time was … Continue reading
By Kevin Welch White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Michael Daniel is the expert on this issue within the Administration. He argues that the issue has reached the senior-most level of government debate, with recent hacks of the New York Times and Twitter, among … Continue reading
(Full disclosure: PolitiHacks is contracted to the Center for Democracy and Technology on this issue) The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA) never assumed that we’d push our email to the cloud. ECPA never thought webspace would ever be … Continue reading