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Juliana Gruenwald

CIO Briefing

Ex-White House official aims to get 'do not track' back on track

Peter Swire will co-chair a working group created by the World Wide Web Consortium.

Cybersecurity

Senate panel takes up electronic privacy issues

The Senate Judiciary Committee is looking to update regulations.

CIO Briefing

House poised to pass STEM immigration bill

The White House opposes the bill, favors broader immigration reform.

Emerging Tech

CEA chief calls for SOPA movement to block anti-net proposals

“The world needs a PIPA-SOPA moment,” CEA chief Gary Shapiro told reporters during a briefing on Tuesday.

Cybersecurity

Senate clears bill to fight online fraud

The Safe Web Act authorizes the FTC to support foreign spyware investigations.

IT Modernization

Don't bet on an online gambling bill

Senate leaders don't expect Congress to address gaming legislation.

Cybersecurity

Advocates hope Petraeus scandal will spur action on ECPA

Lawmakers say 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act needs updating.

IT Modernization

Privacy, spectrum among top mobile issues

The need for more spectrum has topped the wireless industry's wish lists in recent years.

Emerging Tech

Music industry continues fight against Internet radio bill

Industry argues that the legislation would result in lower revenues for performers

CIO Briefing

Tech industry offers congrats, wish list for Obama

Industry leaders say president has been "very tech friendly."

CIO Briefing

Several new tech leaders likely in House

Tuesday's congressional elections will create openings for some new key players

Emerging Tech

Commerce, Justice reviewing .com contract

Departments are scrutinizing Verisign's bid for a six-year renewal of its contract to continue running the Internet's most popular generic top-level domain name.

CIO Briefing

NGA says it opposes draft Internet gambling bill

National Governors Association called on lawmakers to include state input before moving any online-gaming legislation.

Emerging Tech

Coalition launched to lobby support for Internet radio bill

The Internet Radio Fairness Coalition will push lawmakers to pass legislation introduced last month in the House.

Emerging Tech

Stop robocalls and earn $50,000

FTC challenges innovators to solve annoying problem.

IT Modernization

FCC official downplays spectrum estimates from auctions

Incentive auctions were first proposed by the FCC two years ago in its National Broadband Plan as one of the ways to free up more spectrum for wireless broadband.

IT Modernization

Do-not-track proposal headed off the tracks

Hopes dim for giving consumers Internet surfing privacy.

IT Modernization

Experts: Mobile phones are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Wireless industry isn't doing enough to protect users, IT professionals say.

Cybersecurity

U.S. seizes hundreds of websites accused of selling fake drugs

ICE and Interpol seized 686 websites this week for allegedly selling counterfeit pharmaceuticals.