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Data Management, In Other News | Posted 12 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Obama Proposes 30 Day Hack Notification | 2,224 views
Secure Data

President Obama is pushing new legislation called the Personal Data Notification and Protection Act. This law, if enacted, will standardize the consumer notification requirements in the event of data breach. Under the law, companies would be required to notify …

Communications | Posted 31 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Mobile Device Privacy Act | 3,801 views

In light of the recent confusion and fingerpointing regarding the extend of CarrierIQ snooping, Representative Ed Markey has released a draft of the Mobile Device Privacy Act. The intent of the proposed legislation is require that cell phone consumers …

In Other News | Posted 17 Jan 2012 | Comments Off on Sites Go Dark to Protest SOPA | 5,825 views

Several popular website are going dark to protest the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation. Wikipedia has announced that the English version of the site will be dark today. Other notable sites protesting the legislation include theĀ Tor Project, Reddit

In Other News | Posted 22 Jul 2011 | Comments Off on Anonymous Targets Tennessee | 1,533 views

The hacker group Anonymous is targeting the State of Tennessee for a recently passed cyberbullying law. The new law makes it a misdemeanor to post images that may frighten, intimidate or cause emotional distress. Anonymous has released a YouTube

In Other News | Posted 7 May 2011 | Comments Off on CA SB761 Opposition | 2,237 views

Ars Technica has a writeup on the advertising industry’s opposition to California Senate Bill 761. SB761 is California’s Do Not Track bill which requires advertisers not to track web users if they opt out. The letter is signed by …