Landmark Case Verizon v. FCC Tests Net Neutrality

Does the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have the authority to enforce rules designed to keep the Internet as an open and neutral platform?  The question regarding network neutrality is in front of a federal appeals court today in Verizon v. FCC....

California to Adopt Several New Digital Privacy Laws

California is preparing to adopt several additional privacy and data breach notification laws this month. These include S.B. 46, a notification requirement for breaches of an individual’s user name or email address; SB 568, which extends the federal COPPA rules...

FCC Loses Net Neutrality Battle

The Federal Communications Commission was dealt a major blow today when a portion of its net neutrality rules were struck down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The rules are part of the FCC Open Internet Order adopted in 2010 aimed towards...

ICANN Continues to Expand Internet Domain Name Space

The Internet domain name space continues to expand, with over 100 new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) added to the Internet’s root zone, and more to come in each following week. Overall, the new gTLD expansion will result in an increase in top-level domains...