DreamHost Challenges Trump Admin Warrant

The Justice Department has been investigating certain violent protests that occurred during the inaugural festivities for President Trump and has indicted 200 people on felony rioting charges in connection with property damage and assault during the inauguration.  For example, white nationalist Richard Spencer was punched during an interview on the streets of D.C. The Justice…

DNC Donors Bring Privacy Lawsuit Against Trump Campaign Based on Alleged Collusion

The Russian 2016 election hacking story has taken a new turn.  Three victims of the Wikileaks dump of DNC files have filed a lawsuit against the Donald Trump for President campaign and campaign advisor Roger Stone who has admitted to having a “back channel” to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.  The Complaint opens up yet another…

It’s Time to Speak Up to Save Your Internet

  It’s Time to Speak Up to Save Your Internet Today is the Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality, in which more than 50,000 people, sites, and organizations, including Amazon, Etsy Facebook, Google, Kickstarter, Mozilla, Netflix, OK Cupid, Reddit, Twitter and Vimeo, will demonstrate to oppose the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) plan to…

CLBR #260: IA’s Ari Giovenco on Digital Trade Under Trump

Internet Association’s Ari Giovenco on Digital Trade Under Trump Digital Trade 2017 Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Signed February 4, 2016. Parties: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States (until 23 January 2017) and Vietnam. US withdrew January 13, 2017 Resources: Transpacific Partnership (TPP): Background Materials – Cyber Report (Apr.…

Trump Issues Cybersecurity Executive Order

On May 11th President Trump signed an Executive Order on “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.”  The Executive Order was announced and explained by Tom Bossert, President Trump’s homeland security adviser  (see below).   1. The EO Calls for Modernizing Federal IT in Shared Systems Using the Cloud This is an important…