Commerce Dept Releases Digital Valedictory

DOC Releases Digital Valedictory The Department of Commerce has released a report “Enabling Growth and Innovation in the Digital Economy,” which it describes as a chronicle of the Commerce Department’s efforts in support of the digital economy over the course of the Obama Administration in areas of a free and open internet, privacy and intellectual property. The report…

Controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement to be Signed Today

Trade Ministers from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam will meet today in Auckland, New Zealand to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). We have covered the TPP extensively in this blog and in connection with Cyber Law and Business Report.  For background on…

CISPA Passes House with Veto Threat; With ACTA All But Dead, Is TPP The Next Fight?

CISPA Passes House With Veto Threat CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act, is intended to”allow elements of the intelligence community to share cyber threat intelligence with private-sector entities and utilities and to encourage the sharing of such intelligence”.  It has become the target of significant opposition from the internet community as whole (netizens) upset…