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Senate Passes Judicial Redress Rights for Europeans, but Plays Hardball on Safe Harbor

January 28, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. —  Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-1 to extend redress rights to certain European citizens so they can enforce their data protection...


Space Property Legislation A Victory for Commercial Space, but Has Troubling Loophole

November 11, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Yesterday, the Senate approved by unanimous consent H.R. 2262, the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act — legislation that recognizes property rights...


Bipartisan Bill Can Help Avoid EU Internet Blockade

October 20, 2015

Today, the House voted to extend key, but narrow, privacy rights to citizens of “covered countries.” The Judicial Redress Act, passed by a voice vote,...


House Passes Asteroid Mining Bill, Senate Must Fix It

May 21, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation recognizing property rights in resources extracted from asteroids, and non-interference rights to asteroid mining operations....


Congress Should Fix Space Property Rights Bill

May 19, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — The House of Representatives is set to vote Thursday on legislation that would recognize space property rights for the first time under...


Space Property Rights, the Next Frontier in Bipartisan Legislation?

February 4, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Yesterday, Reuters broke the news that the Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space (FAA/AST) had taken a first step toward approving...