announced that, in response to the demands of an obdurate French privacy agency (CNIL), it will henceforth apply the “right to be forgotten” principle to all of its global websites accessed from a European country. In what may well be a futile attempt to “appease” another overweening European demand, Google (under clear duress) is enabling further fragmentation of the worldwide information highway. And once again, as queried in this space previously, Google’s plight also raises the following question: Where is the Obama administration in all of this?
Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace” because he was incensed by Title V of the act, also known as the Communications Decency Act (CDA).
OPM data breach occurred (in March 2014), and nearly a year after it was first noticed by the Federal government (in April 2015), the Obama Administration has now come forward with a cybersecurity plan. While it is nice that the Administration has acknowledged the problem, its proposed solutions fall far short of what’s needed.
If China Ever Uses Copyright to Censor Tank Man, It Will Be America’s Fault.” It claims that the US, by including rough analogs of its section 512 online-service provider (OSP) “safe harbors” in nearly two decades of Free Trade Agreements such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP), has empowered communist dictators to use copyright laws to erase history on a global scale. Her claims are wrong, and policymakers should ignore them.