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  • June 18, 2021

    Airlines' Post-COVID Challenges Mount Amid Travel Surge

    The summer's surging travel bookings, vaccination rates and business reopenings spell a host of challenges for commercial airlines plotting an economic bounce back following the heavy blows wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • June 18, 2021

    Web Tracking Service Beats Pa. Woman's Wiretapping Suit

    A company offering third-party tracking software for websites did not violate Pennsylvania's anti-wiretapping law because it did not intercept customers' data or receive it within the state, a federal judge has ruled.

  • June 18, 2021

    Colorado Adds Wrinkle To Emerging State Privacy Law Quilt

    Colorado is on the brink of becoming the third U.S. state to enact comprehensive consumer privacy legislation, a move that's set to throw a curveball at companies' compliance plans and give further ammunition to the push for a unified nationwide framework.

  • June 17, 2021

    Sen. Gillibrand Renews Push To Create US Privacy Agency

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., on Thursday stepped up her push for Congress to establish an independent federal privacy agency to overtake the Federal Trade Commission's authority in the space, floating an enhanced legislative proposal that would give the new agency the additional responsibility of policing Big Tech mergers and discriminatory data practices. 

  • June 17, 2021

    Sens. Aim To Make Hacks A RICO Crime Amid Attack Spike

    Bipartisan U.S. senators on Thursday reintroduced a bill that would clear the way for prosecutors to charge alleged hackers under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, in a push coming after cyberattacks hit a critical pipeline and global meat supplier.

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