US Representatives Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) introduced the Online Privacy Act of 2019 (OPA) Tuesday, which would limit the ability of companies to buy and sell consumers’ online data, create new user privacy rights, and establish a new independent agency, the Digital Protection Agency (DPA). The OPA includes a serious of provisions, [...]

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The Washington State Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that there is no vested right of access to public records in the state. The Evergreen Freedom Foundation submitted a request for access to the records of individuals providing childcare for low-income families in early November, 2016. On November 8, 2016, Washington voters approved state Initiative 1501. [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Friday dismissed petitions for review brought by several states, environmental groups and industry representatives against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) due to lack of jurisdiction. The EPA has begun the process of changing the rules governing emission standards for motor vehicles but has [...]

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