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#230: Updating the FCC’s Kid Vid Rules with Commissioner O’Rielly

June 21, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission has put forward an NPRM to reexamine the so-called “KidVid” requirements, which put obligations on broadcasters for a very specific amount...


#229: LabMD Court Decision Ushers in a New Era for the FTC

June 8, 2018

Since the Federal Trade Commission began bringing data security enforcement actions in 2002, no court had ruled on the substantive merits of the FTC’s approach....


FBI Lost Count… Of Locked Phones

June 4, 2018

The FBI has been a vocal critic of the spread of encryption, often citing the nearly 8,000 devices connected to crimes that were inaccessible to...


Can Flightsharing Finally Take Off?

May 28, 2018

While sharing economy business models have revolutionized transportation in many ways, the aviation industry has been a notable exception, thanks to outdated regulations that stifle...


The Fairness Doctrine: The Next Generation

May 21, 2018

In recent hearings, congressional Republicans have accused social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube of stifling conservative content. Some, such as Sen. Ted Cruz, have...


WHOIS Going to Deal with Cybersecurity: GDPR Edition

May 14, 2018

WHOIS, the system used for querying databases of information on domain name registrations and IP addresses, has been a vital tool for journalists, security researchers...