Ted’s Tubes: ICANN, Online Dating, Passwords and Cyber-Censorship

 Commerce Department Rejects ICANN Bid for Long-Term Contract The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which has managed internet domains since 1998 under contract with the U.S. Department of Commerce has failed in its bid to win a long-term extension but instead won only a six-month reprieve as DOC announced it had “received…

CALIFORNIA AG SCORES LANDMARK AGREEMENT ON MOBILE PRIVACY

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Secures Global Agreement to Strengthen Privacy Protections for Users of Mobile Applications SAN FRANCISCO – Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced an agreement committing the leading operators of mobile application platforms to improve privacy protections for millions of consumers around the globe who access the Internet through applications (“apps”)…