Tech at Night: ECPA may yet be worth a look. Robert McDowell to leave FCC. Resist comprehensive copyright reform.
Well, just last time I mentioned I had so little to talk about. I guess everything was lying in wait for tonight.
Top story appears to be the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. I’ve been skeptical since Leaky Leahy has been pushing it, and he’s pushed many a bad tech idea in the Senate. But Mike Lee is also backing it, as is apparently Jim Sensenbrenner. So it’s worth considering. It may actually be that Leahy isn’t trying to expand the state or weaken the nation here.
Also, Robert McDowell is leaving the FCC. It’s up to Ajit Pai to get stuff done, now.Read More »