Category «Cyberlaw Legislation»

CongressLine – The United States Embraces a Digital Millennium

Battle Lines on the Homefront

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which was originally designed as implementing legislation, became fraught with controversy as more and more provisions

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Unsolicited Commercial E-Mail: Spam for the Masses

In June of 1997, Sen. Torricelli (D-NJ) jumped on the bandwagon and introduced “The Electronic Mailbox Protection Act of 1997.” S. 875 has the same “opt-out”, sender

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Combating Online Piracy

Hearings

Hard on the heels of the introduction of the bill, the Courts and Intellectual Property subcommittee held its first hearing on H.R. 2652, prompting industry to suspect that the

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

CongressLine – Internet Taxation: Caution – Falling Rock Zone Ahead

CongressLine Internet Taxation: Caution – Falling Rock Zone Ahead

by Carol M. Morrissey

Carol M. Morrissey has been the Legislative Specialist for the Washington, D. C. office of Chicago’s Sidley & Austin for 11 years. She is a lawyer and legislative expert who has also authored a Congressional update column for the last 4 years.

(Posted July 22, 1997; Archived November 1, 1997)

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation, Tax
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