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Consumer agency chief's appointment is invalid, GOP senators say

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New rules adopted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be challenged in court because President Obama appointed Richard Cordray as its director while the Senate was in recess, Republicans say.Republican senators warned the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that they believed his recess appointment was invalid and...
Consumer agency chief's appointment is invalid, GOP senators say

Google wants the ITC to deny import bans more often -- except when Motorola pursues them

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This month, the ITC received a number of statements on the public interest in connection with Motorola's pursuit of import bans against Apple and Microsoft. In fact, I heard today that six Republican senators, led by Senators Herb Kohl (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights)...
Google wants the ITC to deny import bans more often -- except when Motorola pursues them

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

The Circuit: Cybersecurity, next up on privacy, iPhone photo loophole

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Republican senators plan alternative cybersecurity bill: Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.), Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R-Tex.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) said they will announce a cybersecurity bill on Thursday. The bill — the Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information...
The Circuit: Cybersecurity, next up on privacy, iPhone photo loophole

GOP Senators revise cybersecurity bill

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A group of Republican Senators introduced on Wednesday a revised version of a previously proposed bill that seeks to improve cybersecurrity through improved information sharing between private industry and government....
GOP Senators revise cybersecurity bill

Rep. Gutierrez, Let's Try The Silicon Valley Way - Lean Immigration Reform

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Editor’s note: Vivek Wadhwa is Vice President of Innovation and Research at Singularity University, Fellow at Stanford Law School, and Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at Duke University. Follow him on Twitter @wadhwa. Thank you for responding to my TechCrunch post in which I asked you...
Rep. Gutierrez, Let's Try The Silicon Valley Way - Lean Immigration Reform

We're a go: The GOP will vote for Lieberman's Senate cybersecurity bill

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Following meetings both yesterday and today between the majority and minority parties of the Senate, Sen. Lieberman’s cybersecurity bill appears set to move forward, as both Sens. Kyl and Hutchison have agreed to back it. Their price, to move their support from the rival SECURE IT Act is that the amendment...
We're a go: The GOP will vote for Lieberman's Senate cybersecurity bill

Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

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Five Republican senators have introduced what’s been dubbed the “Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2012,” as a way to compel corporations and other entities to disclose data breaches. The bill, introduced in the US Senate on Thursday, will require that data owners, as well as the Secret Service...
Five US senators propose latest data breach notification bill

Republican Senators Introduce Their Own Cybersecurity Bill

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Seven senior Republicans in the U.S. Senate have introduced cybersecurity legislation after saying that an earlier bill would create costly regulations for......
Republican Senators Introduce Their Own Cybersecurity Bill
President Obama signs warrantless-wiretapping bill into law

Six Republican senators oppose exclusion orders over standard-essential patents

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I previously mentioned "letters from six Republican senators, led by Senators Herb Kohl (Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights) and Mike Lee (Ranking Member of the same subcommittee)". PoliticoPro had reported on it, but made the letter available to paying subscribers only. Today the letter...
Six Republican senators oppose exclusion orders over standard-essential patents

Republican senators introduce their own cybersecurity bill

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Seven senior Republicans in the U.S. Senate have introduced cybersecurity legislation after saying that an earlier bill would create costly regulations for businesses....
Republican senators introduce their own cybersecurity bill
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Momentum lost: Despite pressure, cybersecurity legislation has stalled in the Senate

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There was such promise: Massive pressure to compromise had Sen. Lieberman’s cybersecurity bill moving forward in the Senate. This was to be the Week of Amendments, to which passage was to follow. However, we’ve hit a roadblock. The Hill, ever present and nearly prescient in such matters, reported the following...
Momentum lost: Despite pressure, cybersecurity legislation has stalled in the Senate

ITC postpones decision on review of preliminary Google-Microsoft ruling by one week

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The ITC just announced a thorough review of a preliminary ruling on Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility's complaint against Apple. It also had a target date today for a decision on whether (and, if so, to what extent) to review a preliminary ruling on Motorola's complaint against Microsoft. But that decision...
ITC postpones decision on review of preliminary Google-Microsoft ruling by one week

The Circuit: FCC political ads, LightSquared, Google CEO letter

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Senators ask FCC to reconsider ad rule: Several Republican senators have reportedly asked the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider a rule that would require television stations to post the records of the rates they offer to political advertisers online. According to a report from The Hill, six senators “with...
The Circuit: FCC political ads, LightSquared, Google CEO letter

Cordray Faces Tough Crowd At First Senate Hearing

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WASHINGTON -- Republicans on Tuesday welcomed Richard Cordray to his first Senate hearing as director of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with a polite warning: Your time on the job could be short. "I can't imagine how anybody could maintain, under the circumstances, that your appointment and your service...
Cordray Faces Tough Crowd At First Senate Hearing
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