Regulatory Rumblings Archive

August 2015

Onerous Illinois Data Breach Bill Vetoed By Governor

Posted: Aug 25, 2015 9:00am ET

On Friday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner placed an amendatory veto on SB 1833, a data breach bill which was passed by the Illinois legislature at the end of May.


Explosion of Connected Devices Presents New Challenges

Posted: Aug 13, 2015 2:30pm ET

It is virtually impossible to miss the ever increasing number of devices that are connected to the internet in day-to-day life. These devices, dubbed the “Internet of Things (IoT),” range from wearable fit-bands to smart thermostats to a large portion of vehicles on the road.


ICANN Accountability: “Creative Ambiguity” at Work in the “.AFRICA” Decision

Posted: Aug 6, 2015 11:30am ET

If the June 2015 Buenos Aires meeting of ICANN focused on the principles of Accountability and Transition, the time leading up to the October 2015 meeting in Dublin will focus on how to begin to achieve these goals. Right after the Buenos Aires meeting ended, the landmark “.AFRICA” decision (Case #50 2013 001083; 7/9/15) was decided in early July by an Independent Review Panel (“IRP”) whic ...