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This article is part of an IP-Watch and Infojustice.org series analyzing the Trans Pacific Partnership intellectual property provisions by leading experts around the world. The series will publish weekly on Infojustice.org through the first quarter of 2016.
As CIS readers may recall, I've been very concerned about the problems associated with the proposed Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). Ostensibly designed to combat cyberespionage against United States' corporations, it is instead not a solution to that problem, and fraught with downsides.
Less than 2 days after the Daesh attacks in Paris, technology was, predictably, named as an accomplice -- if not an enabler -- of terrorism, crime, and other nefarious outcomes.
The New York Times led the 'reporting' with this ...
Last week, the government of the United Kingdom proposed a bill that would codify and expand the surveillance powers afforded to UK intelligence and law enforcement agencies. The Draft Investigatory Powers Bill would consolidate current laws governing surveillance and police investigations, codify the UK government’s and courts’ interpretations of what those laws permit, and in some instances extend existing law to grant new powers to government.
This is one of a series of posts about the pending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and its consequences for intermediaries and user speech online.