CLA/TIP Monthly Call – The State of Net Neutrality (October 10th at Noon PT)

  Agenda Part 1: Introduction Welcome/Introductions Part 2: Presentation The State of Net Neutrality with Ernesto Falcon, EFF Legislative Counsel (see biography below) With California’s Net Neutrality legislation signed into law and already subject to multiple court challenges, a pending Congressional Resolution to reverse the Federal Communication Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order and court challenges…

California Email Law Fails

California Assemblyman Ed Chau (D-Monterrey Park) has drawn a lot of attention this year.  The former IBM and Unisys computer engineer turned lawyer was the lead sponsor of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CaCPA). He also was the author of AB 2546 a bill that would substantially rewrite California’s existing anti-spam law, which apparently was…

The New CaCPA: A Dozen Things to Know

(1) The Law Was Passed in Seven Days In May 2017, AB 375 (California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018) (“CaCPA”) passed the Assembly only to be placed on inactive status in September 2017. In the interim, San Francisco Bay area housing developer Alastair Mactaggart launched Californians for Consumer Privacy and qualified the CaCPA for the November 2018 ballot. …

CLBR #306: Sacramento Gone Wild with With Jared Gordon and Joshua de Larios-Heiman

Sacramento Gone Wild California Passes Landmark Privacy Law Net Neutrality and Emails Bills Advance LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     LINK LINK LINK LINK LINK Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we know how they are made. John Godfrey Saxe We will attempt to cover the whirlwind of activity from the…

Cal Lawyers Ass’n Committees Come Out Against Email Law Changes (AB 2546)

The Intellectual Property Law Section and the Internet and Privacy Law Committee of the Business Law Section of the California Lawyers Association have issued a joint letter opposing AB 2546 amending California’s existing commercial email law.  The California Lawyers Association is a newly formed entity comprised of the various legal practice sections that formerly were…