Monthly Archives: September 2010

Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – September 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 9)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the September issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content, and free content one month may slip behind a pay wall the next. You need to be a member of ACM or a subscriber to CACM [...]

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USACM Expresses Concern About IP Piracy Enforcement Bill

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently introduced the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act to fight piracy of intellectual property. That is an appropriate goal for Congress to pursue, but the means by which it would happen in the proposed legislation raised concerns amongst several commercial, library and public interest groups. As currently written, the bill [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 27

September 28 The Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee of the Department of Homeland Security will meet. 8:30 a.m., Carl Hayden Room, Government Printing Office, 732 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Policy Highlights from Communications of the ACM – August 2010 (Vol. 53, No. 8)

Below is a list of items with policy relevance from the August issue of Communications of the ACM. As always, much of the material in CACM is premium content, and free content one month may slip behind a pay wall the next. You need to be a member of ACM or a subscriber to CACM [...]

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Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 20

September 22 Hearing: The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. 10 a.m., 226 Dirksen Building The Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance Subcommittee of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing on S. 3742, the Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010. 2:30 [...]

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