Leahy Introduces Data Security Bill
Congress, Cybersecurity, Senate
June 8th, 2011
WASHINGTON June 8, 2011 – Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, re-introduced a bill Tuesday that would establish a national standard for the notification to consumers by corporations when data breaches occur.
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) cosponsored the Personal Data Privacy and Security Act, a reiteration of bills by the same name that have failed in each of the three previous Congresses.
Nation’s Intellectual Property Czar Discusses Economic Impacts
Intellectual Property, International
September 29th, 2010
WASHINGTON, September 29, 2010 – The nation’s intellectual property czar, Victoria Espinel, highlighted recommendations made in her office’s report addressing ways to improve IP enforcement at an event held by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of RAM – Pirates Take a Bite Out of Small Firm Innovation
Intellectual Property, International, Patents, Trademarks
July 22nd, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2010 – The House Committee on Small Business met Wednesday to discuss the growing problem of intellectual property infringement.
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Data Security Bills
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact
November 5th, 2009
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved two data security bills Thursday. The first measure, S.1490, seeks to prevent and mitigate identity theft, ensure privacy, and provide notice of security breaches. It also would enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against data security breaches. The legislation was filed by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.
Webcasts of Broadband Breakfast Club Now Available Online
January 15th, 2009
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2009 – Webcasts of the Broadband Breakfast Club, a discussion group on the key issues at the intersection of broadband technology and internet policy, are now available for purchase on the BroadbandCensus.com channel of TV Mainstream.
Ten Years After Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Electronics Companies Regret Supporting Law
October 15th, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 14 — Consumer electronics manufacturers and owners of intellectual property offered divergent views of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 10 years after its passage, speaking at the inaugural forum of the monthly “Broadband Breakfast Club” hosted by BroadbandCensus.com.
New Broadband Ecosystem – With Content Protection – Offers Better Future for Entertainment Industry
October 8th, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 8 – The “broadband ecosystem” of the future needs strong legal, technological and cultural efforts to protect American intellectual property, a group of entertainment and technology executives said Wednesday at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Fifth Intellectual Property Summit.
BroadbandCensus.com Presents the Broadband Breakfast Club With Event on Digital Copyright
October 8th, 2008
WASHINGTON, October 8 – “10 Years Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act – Success or Failure?” on Tuesday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Featuring Mitch Glazier of the Recording Industry Association of America, Michael Petricone of the Consumer Electronics Association, Wendy Seltzer of American University and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Emery Simon of the Business Software Alliance.