Broadband Roundup: Supreme Court Upholds Privacy and Copyright, Plus FCC’s Wheeler Talks Net Neutrality in Silicon Valley
Broadband's Impact, Net Neutrality
June 26th, 2014
WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 – The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that a search warrant is necessary for police to search the digital content of an arrested individual’s cell phone. Chief Justice John Roberts, writing for the court, held that the contents of mobile phones are protected under the Fourth Amendment: “modern cell phones are […]
Justice Alito Says High Court Should Have Addressed Question of Copyright Notices Online
December 6th, 2010
Justice Samuel Alito told his colleagues last week that they missed a rare opportunity to clarify copyright law in the digital age when they declined to hear a case concerning the question of when an individual is sufficiently notified of a musical work’s rights status.
Conservative Journalists Rip Old Media For Light Scrutiny of Democratic Congress
August 8th, 2008
WASHINGTON, August 8 – Panelists and the moderator of a panel of conservative journalists on Thursday criticized the old media’s reluctance to continue to keep Democratic members of Congress under the microscope for alleged ethical lapses.