Back in 2012, Google updated their policy in which they decided to share user data across Google’s own range of services that it provided to the public. Unfortunately it seems that over in the Netherlands, the Dutch authorities haveShow More Summary
Google's decision to share user data across Google services, revealed in an update to its policy back in March 2012, isn't strictly kosher with Dutch privacy law, the Dutch Data Protection Authority said Thursday. Google doesn't "properly...Show More Summary
Google's practice of combining personal data from different Google services violates the Dutch data protection act, the Dutch data protection authority (DPA) said Thursday. But Google will not face any enforcement actions for now. In...Show More Summary
According to court documents, a Florida real estate licensee has filed a class action lawsuit1, alleging that Zillow violated the 22-year old Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) which forbids any autodialer calls to cell phones...
Berken v. Jude, No. 12–cv–02555, 2013 WL 6152347 (D. Colo. Nov. 22, 2013) Berken alleged that Jude and his law firm, Jude Law, LLC (really?), falsely advertised in violation of the Lanham Act and the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). Show More Summary
This just in: The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday morning agreed to review the constitutionality of the Patient Protection Act's contraceptive requirement.
Four Republican Senators have not yet signed on as co-sponsors of the bill to ban abortions after five months. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a pro-life South Carolina Republican, introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act earlier this month at a press conference with representatives of leading pro-life groups. In June, the House approved the legislation […]
Legislators are expected to re-introducing a bill that would extend Markey’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) privacy features to teens, aged 13-15. The bi-partisan bill is being proposed by Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas)...Show More Summary
The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, sarcastically known as Dodd-Frankery and Dodd-Frankenstein, was passed into law in response to the financial crisis and recession of 2008. It contains the most drastic changes to financial regulations since the regulatory reform after the Great Depression.
Knife Rights' Knife Owners' Protection Act, H.R.3478 (KOPA), was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today by sponsor Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ). Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter explained, "KOPA will protect law-abiding knife owners travelli...
Evidently, the Women’s Health Protection Act isn’t going to pass anytime soon. But I agree that it’s another welcome sign that Democrats have decided to stop being timorous on reproductive rights: What’s most bracing about the proposed bill is that it represents a willingness on the part of Democrats in the House and Senate to [...]
It’s called the Women’s Health Protection Act of 2013, and it would prevent states from making it more difficult or more expensive to obtain abortions. Bill co-sponsors include Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Reps. Marcia Fudge (D-OH), Judy Chu (D-CA) and Lois Frankel (D-FL). Multiple states have passed […]
Live streaming video by Ustream Please see yesterday's Hoof Blog article on this hearing about the PAST Act, a bill proposed in the House of Representatives to amend the Horse Protection Act to understand the subject of this hearing. While...Show More Summary
So Bill Clinton, pretty plainly already in campaign mode, sounds the alarm in favor of the Shoddy Health Insurance Plan Protection Act of 2013, and some Democratic politicians saddle up? Forgive me if I say that I have seen this movie before.
By Maggie Thurber | for Ohio Watchdog LAWSUIT: The Libertarian Party of Ohio filed suit to block a law with new third party election requirements, calling it the Kasich Reelection Protection Act. The latest law imposing tougher requirements for third parties to get on the ballot in Ohio is either a necessary reform or an...
Five years after the financial crash, most congressional Democrats seem content to live with the status quo. They tackled financial reform in 2010 when they passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and they'd...Show More Summary
by Matt Yonke Last week, Senator Lindsey Graham introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation nationwide. Sen. Graham acknowledges from the outset that the bill stands little chance of passing in the Senate at the moment, but stated that he believes…
Unless you’ve been on an extended overseas vacation, you’ve probably heard about the stringent new Federal Communication Commission (FCC) telemarketing rule under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) that took effect on Oct. 16 – just in time for the FCC to return from the government shutdown to enforce it, with plenty of help from […]
This week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduced a bill that would outlaw abortion after 20 weeks, on the premise that a fetus at that stage of development can feel pain. His Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is a federal version of legislation that has been approved in 13 state legislatures, including Texas’.
Today, Senator Lindsey Graham introduced the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would ban abortion after 20 weeks gestation nationwide. Sen. Graham acknowledges from the outset that the bill stands little chance of passing in the Senate at the moment, but stated that he believes it is important to promote debate on the topic […]