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August 18, 2014
Events on Wikpedia, cybersecurity, startups, and government use of technology to lower costs are on tap this week and the Technology Policy Institute’s Aspen Forum in Colorado continues early this week.
August 4, 2014
With Congress out of town, it’s the start of a quieter month, but there are at least a few events this week, including the FCC’s monthly open meeting.
July 28, 2014
The highlights include a look at Microsoft’s challenge of a warrant for data located in Ireland, a Senate hearing on wireless cramming and a conference on issues for minority media and telecom businesses.
July 21, 2014
Georgetown University Law Center has created a new Center on Privacy and Technology and has hired Senate Judiciary Committee staffer Alvaro M. Bedoya as its executive director.
July 17, 2014
CQ Roll Call’s Kerry Young reports that Amazon has asked lawmakers to tweak federal health privacy law to allow freer data flow for research projects conducted through its cloud-services business while maintaining information security.
July 7, 2014
Things are getting back into swing after the three-day weekend with events this week on net neutrality and digital privacy, and a workshop on inmate calling services.
July 2, 2014
CQ Roll Call’s Rob Margetta writes that the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has concluded that the “government’s use of controversial intelligence authority used to target the communications of foreigners has been legal and useful, in contrast to accusations from several lawmakers who have labeled such programs as ‘backdoor’ surveillance on Americans.”
June 26, 2014
The federal government’s efforts to enroll people into health insurance plans online might have been one of the most high-profile and contentious intersections of the federal government, health and technology, but it’s certainly not the only space where these issues come together. CQ HealthBeat’s Kerry Young writes about federal efforts to make health data more accessible:
June 25, 2014
Among the 12 annual spending bills that fund the federal government, the Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill is generally one of the more contentious. But during a markup of the House’s fiscal 2015 version, there wasn’t any fight when it came to an amendment targeting a law that allows federal agencies to obtain emails older than 180 days without a search warrant.
June 23, 2014
Hold onto your seats because a slew of events and congressional hearings and markups are slated for the next few days, including multiple subcommittee meetings on the proposed AT&T-DirectTV merger.