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3 Jan 2014, 1:22 pm by Monique Altheim
Big Data One code to rule them all: How big data could help the 1 percent and hurt the little guy ‪http://www.salon.com/2014/01/03/one_code_to_rule_them_all_how_big_data_could_help_the_1_percent_and_hurt_the_little_guy/ …     Conferences ·      Watch All ‪#30c3 talks, without data retention or Google spyware ‪https://media.ccc.de/browse/congress/2013/ …     COPPA Maryland AG Gansler Submits Children’s… [read post]
28 Sep 2010, 12:47 am by Michael Geist
Members of Parliament spent over two hours yesterday debating Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill.  A full transcript of the discussion is available here. [read post]
3 Aug 2011, 1:24 am by Michael Geist
The federal government has launched a new anti-spam site at FightSpam.gc.ca. The site will grow once new anti-spam law regulations take effect. [read post]
23 Nov 2010, 9:38 pm by Michael Geist
Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill without a name, has passed third reading in the House of Commons.  The bill now heads to the Senate for review. [read post]
10 Jul 2011, 10:47 pm by Michael Geist
Following on the CRTC's release of its draft anti-spam regulations, Industry Canada has posted its anti-spam regulations. The regulations cover the scope of personal and family relationship within the Act and the conditions for use of consent. There is a 60 day window for comment. [read post]
13 Nov 2012, 12:42 pm by David Kravets
The United States again led the pack globally when it came to seeking user data from Google, with law enforcement agencies nationwide demanding the search giant to provide data 7,969 times for the first six months of the year, Google ... [read post]
20 Nov 2012, 3:19 pm by David Kravets
Patrick Leahy, the Vermont chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and legislative aides said Tuesday that the Democrat was not entirely watering down proposed legislation that would require authorities to obtain a probable-cause warrant to get access to all e-mail ... [read post]
20 Nov 2012, 3:19 pm by David Kravets
Patrick Leahy, the Vermont chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and legislative aides said Tuesday that the Democrat was not entirely watering down proposed legislation that would require authorities to obtain a probable-cause warrant to get access to all e-mail ... [read post]
25 Apr 2013, 8:42 am by David Kravets
A Senate committee today backed sweeping privacy protections requiring the government, for the first time, to get a probable-cause warrant to obtain e-mail and other content stored in the cloud.The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the package on a voice vote ... [read post]
23 Jan 2013, 2:29 pm by David Kravets
Google demands probable-cause, court-issued warrants to divulge the contents of Gmail and other cloud-stored documents to authorities in the United States -- a startling revelation Wednesday that runs counter to federal law that does not always demand warrants. [read post]
16 May 2013, 3:30 am by David Kravets
Attorney General Eric Holder became the White House's highest ranking official Tuesday to support sweeping privacy protections requiring the government, for the first time, to get a probable-cause warrant to obtain e-mail and other content stored in the cloud. [read post]
15 Dec 2010, 11:27 pm by Michael Geist
On May 11, 2004, the Government launched Canada's Task Force on Spam.  I was honoured to participate on the Task Force, which unanimously recommended anti-spam legislation its report issued on May 17, 2005.  Yesterday - 2038 days after the release of the report - Bill C-28, the anti-spam bill, received royal assent. [read post]
25 Jan 2013, 1:59 pm by David Kravets
Yahoo demands probable-cause, court-issued warrants to divulge the content of messages inside its popular consumer e-mail brands -- Yahoo and Ymail, the web giant said Friday. The Sunnyvale, California-based internet concern's exclusive comments came two days after Google revealed to ... [read post]
24 May 2013, 10:30 am by David Kravets
Attorney General Eric Holder is on record the Department of Justice supports legislation that generally would require the government to get a probable-cause warrant to read your e-mail. That we're having this discussion is because federal law, dating to the ... [read post]
21 May 2010, 1:25 am by Michael Geist
The government has placed two bills on the notice paper for introduction next week: the Electronic Commerce Protection Act (which is the re-introduction of the anti-spam bill that died with prorogation) and amendements to PIPEDA (which should be a data breach notification requirement bill). [read post]
29 Jan 2013, 3:45 am by Jeff Welty
Yesterday was Data Privacy Day, making this a good time to recap some recent developments in law enforcement access to email and other electronic communications. Data Privacy Day. You’re probably familiar with it already, but just in case you need a bit of background: Data Privacy Day is an “effort to raise awareness about data [...] [read post]
12 Jul 2013, 8:12 pm by sustainabilitypepper
Under Section 305 of the Energy Conservation and Production Act (ECPA), the US Department of Energy (DOE) must establish energy efficiency standards for all new Federal buildings.  DOE chose American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Standard 90.1 as … Continue reading → [read post]
23 Jan 2013, 7:00 pm by Cyrus Farivar
Under current law, there's a fairly low standard for law enforcement to access your e-mail. Taber Andrew Bain The United States remains far ahead of all governments who request user information from Google according to the company’s latest Transparency Report (July through December 2012) which was released on Wednesday. American government agencies (including federal, state, and local authorities) made over 8,400 requests for nearly 15,000… [read post]
23 Sep 2010, 9:44 am by Evan Brown (@internetcases)
Zinna v. Cook, No. 06-1733, 2010 WL 3604386 (D. Colo. September 7, 2010) Plaintiff sued for violation of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) claiming that defendants intercepted his email messages and posted them to a website called ColoradoWackoExposed.com. Defendants moved for summary judgment. The court granted the motion. It found that although similarities between messages and website content suggested that emails had been intercepted, there was no evidence showing the… [read post]
24 Jul 2012, 8:45 am by Ars Staff
This post is part of our "DCoded" series, a partnership with the Center for Democracy & Technology in Washington, DC. Each installment provides a look at the most important bills, regulations, and think tankery on issues that will affect your Internet and mobile experience.Will government surveillance finally become a political issue for middle-class Americans? Until recently, average Americans could convince themselves they were safe from government snooping. Yes, the government engaged in… [read post]