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California Defends its Net Neutrality Law

This week, California filed its first brief in the lawsuit by the United States and Internet service providers like AT&T and Comcast that seeks to overturn California’s net neutrality law. SB 822, which was signed into law in September 2018, is the only state law that comprehensively restores all the net neutrality protections from the FCC’s 2015 Open Internet Order. Read more about California Defends its Net Neutrality Law

Stanford Law School Appoints Joan Barata as Consulting Intermediary Liability Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of the freedom of expression, freedom of information, and media regulation international expert Joan Barata Mir as the Consulting Intermediary Liability Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Barata will pursue international and comparative approaches to intermediary obligations, focusing particularly on the implications vis-à-vis the exercise of the rights to freedom of expression and freedom of information. Read more about Stanford Law School Appoints Joan Barata as Consulting Intermediary Liability Fellow at the Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School Appoints Judge Stephen Smith as Director of Fourth Amendment & Open Courts at the Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of retired Federal Judge Stephen Wm. Smith as Director, Fourth Amendment & Open Courts at the Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Smith will focus on the constitutionality of digital search and surveillance, as well as public access to court records authorizing those investigative techniques. Read more about Stanford Law School Appoints Judge Stephen Smith as Director of Fourth Amendment & Open Courts at the Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School Appoints Jennifer King as Director of Consumer Privacy, Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of Dr. Jennifer King as Director of Consumer Privacy at the Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Dr. King will lead the center’s research efforts in consumer privacy. Dr. King joins Albert Gidari, Consulting Director of Privacy, who focuses on government surveillance and enforcement, cross border data issues, and electronic surveillance. Read more about Stanford Law School Appoints Jennifer King as Director of Consumer Privacy, Center for Internet and Society

Luiz Fernando Moncau Joins Stanford Center for Internet and Society as Intermediary Liability Fellow

The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School has appointed Luiz Fernando Marrey Moncau as Intermediary Liability Fellow. In this role at CIS, Moncau will continue his longstanding work promoting strong and well-crafted intermediary liability laws that advance the rights and freedoms of Internet users. He will start in July 2016, working with Intermediary Liability Director Daphne Keller Read more about Luiz Fernando Moncau Joins Stanford Center for Internet and Society as Intermediary Liability Fellow

Daphne Keller to Direct Intermediary Liability Project at Stanford Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Law School today announced the appointment of Daphne Keller as Director of Intermediary Liability at The Center for Internet and Society (CIS). Starting in September 2015, Keller will lead the Center’s work at the intersection of online technologies, liability and corporate responsibility, and civil liberties, with a particular focus on global liability regimes that impact free expression and innovation. 
 

Changes to Export Control Arrangement Apply to Computer Exploits and More

Last month, changes to the Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies (“Wassenaar Arrangement”) placed “zero-days”, other computer exploits, and potentially more categories of software under this multilateral export control regime. These changes take place following reports that the U.S. government purchases “zero day” computer security vulnerabilities—previously unknown exploits—for use by the NSA’s targeted hacking team. Read more about Changes to Export Control Arrangement Apply to Computer Exploits and More

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