House Panel Presses for ISP Data Retention Mandate
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published January 25, 2011
In the face of persistent privacy concerns, members air bipartisan support for industry-wide standard for ISPs to retain user data to share with law enforcement investigating child pornography and other Internet crimes.
Cloud Computing Prompts Push for Privacy Law Rewrite
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published May 21, 2010
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act, signed into law nearly a quarter century ago, has fallen out of step with the way information is shared and stored on the cloud, according to the Digital Due Process coalition.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, Cloud, privacy, ECPA
Broad Tech Coalition Calls for Net Privacy Law Overhaul
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published March 30, 2010
Unlikely allies Microsoft, Google, AT&T and a host of often-feuding advocacy groups and think tanks join forces in call for update to ECPA to reflect cloud computing and location services.
Tags: cloud computing, Microsoft, privacy, ECPA, location-based services