The Electronic Computer Privacy Act (ECPA) is scheduled for markup tomorrow, Thursday, November 29th, in the Senate Judiciary Committee (SJC). Originally enacted in 1986 as a means of addressing telephonic wiretapping, at a time when technology was less complex and
Via the site Investopedia, a discussion about the security of so-called “smart credit cards” that store information about the card and its owner on a tiny RFID microchip embedded in the card. The RFID microchip embedded in the card can
“One Woman’s Data Trail Diary,“ an illuminating post on the New York Times‘ politics and government blog, “The Caucus“, details lawyer Heidi Bogosian’s “data diary” as she goes about her regularly scheduled activities on an average day. As the blog
Via ALA’s Washington Office: URGENT: September 13th vote pending in the House on FISA (Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act) (Warrentless Wiretapping) ACTIVISTS: Use our legislative action center to send messages to House members opposing H.R. 5949, the FISA Amendments Act (FAA)
This week the Senate is considering major cybersecurity legislation, S. 3414, that could let the government collect your sensitive and personal internet records. The bill is in flux and subject to change during floor debate with “good” and “bad” amendments.