Archive for the 'Legislation and Government Regulation' Category

"UKRI Move ‘Could Be Huge Blow’ for Plan S"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 17th, 2020

https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-uk-open-access-2020-2-ukri-move-on-plan-s-could-be-huge-blow/

"Key Points from The UKRI Open Access Review Consultation Document"

Posted in Copyright, Creative Commons/Open Licenses, Institutional Repositories, Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on February 17th, 2020

https://eve.gd/2020/02/13/key-points-from-the-ukri-open-access-review-consultation-document/

United Kingdom Research and Innovation Mandate: "UKRI Wants Monographs to Be Open Access by 2024"

Posted in Grants, Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Books on February 14th, 2020

https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/ukri-wants-monographs-be-open-access-by2024

Copyright: "US Congress Starts Review on Possible Modernization of the DMCA"

Posted in Copyright, Legislation and Government Regulation on February 13th, 2020

https://torrentfreak.com/us-congress-starts-review-on-possible-modernization-of-the-dmca-20021/

Section 230 Opponents: "IBM, Marriott and Mickey Mouse Take On Tech’s Favorite Law"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on February 6th, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/04/technology/section-230-lobby.html

EU + US Law (Paywall Chapter): "Copyright Liability for Hyperlinking"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on February 3rd, 2020

https://www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781785368332/9781785368332.00018.xml

Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act: "Privacy, Free Expression, and Security Threatened by Graham Proposal"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy, Security on February 3rd, 2020

https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/31/earn-it-act-bill-would-limit-encryption/

Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act: "What Happens If the Internet’s Most Important Law Disappears?"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on January 31st, 2020

https://www.engadget.com/2020/01/31/s230-repeal/

"Germany Wants to Limit Memes and Mashups Derived from Press Publishers’ Material to 128-By-128 Pixels in Resolution, and Three Seconds in Length"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on January 24th, 2020

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20200117/07301943748/germany-wants-to-limit-memes-mashups-derived-press-publishers-material-to-128-by-128-pixels-resolution-three-seconds-length.shtml

OSTP Recommendation: Letter from Senator Thom Tillis Chair of the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Section to the Secretary of Commerce and the White House Chief of Staff

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 19th, 2019

https://copyrightalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Tillis-12.12-Ltr-to-DOC-and-OMB-re-Scientific-Journals.pdf

Association of American Publishers: "Coalition of 125+ Scientific Research and Publishing Organizations Sends Letter to Administration"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 19th, 2019

https://newsroom.publishers.org/researchers-and-publishers-oppose-immediate-free-distribution-of-peer-reviewed-journal-articles/

"Congress to Renew Open Textbook Pilot Grant Program with $7 Million Appropriation"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Open Educational Resources on December 18th, 2019

https://sparcopen.org/news/2019/congress-renews-open-textbook-pilot-grant-program-with-7-million/

"Mozilla, Consumer Groups Petition For Rehearing of Net Neutrality Case"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Net Neutrality on December 18th, 2019

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191216/07023643582/mozilla-consumer-groups-petition-rehearing-net-neutrality-case.shtml

OSTP Recommending No OA Embargo?: "Politics and Open Access"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on December 17th, 2019

https://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2019/12/16/politics-and-open-access/

"NIH to Host Informational Webinar on the Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplemental Draft Guidance on Dec. 16"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Legislation and Government Regulation, Open Access on December 11th, 2019

https://datascience.nih.gov/news/nih-to-host-webinar-dec-16

"France, as Promised, Is First out of the Gate with Its Awful Copyright Directive Law: Ignores Requirements for User Protections"

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Legislation and Government Regulation on December 11th, 2019

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191208/19151943526/france-as-promised-is-first-out-gate-with-awful-copyright-directive-law-ignores-requirements-user-protections.shtml

"FTC Head Asks Congress for Real Privacy Laws He Can Enforce"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on November 15th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/we-need-help-from-you-on-creating-privacy-law-ftc-chair-tells-congress/

"New Bill Would Create Digital Privacy Agency to Enforce Privacy Rights"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on November 6th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/new-bill-would-create-digital-privacy-agency-to-enforce-privacy-rights/

Free Speech: "EFF Urges Congress Not to Dismantle Section 230"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on October 17th, 2019

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/10/eff-urges-congress-not-dismantle-section-230

"Study Proves The FCC’s Core Justification for Killing Net Neutrality Was False"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Net Neutrality on September 30th, 2019

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/kz4g9x/study-proves-the-fccs-core-justification-for-killing-net-neutrality-was-false

"California Ballot Proposal Would Tighten Data Privacy Rules"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 26th, 2019

https://www.apnews.com/38eeb4338e2d4c6890692df1da48318e

"Google Wins Case as Court Rules ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Is EU-Only"

Posted in Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 25th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/09/google-wins-case-as-court-rules-right-to-be-forgotten-is-eu-only/

Paywall Article: "The Implications of Digital Collection Takedown Requests on Archival Appraisal"

Posted in Digital Archives and Special Collections, Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 24th, 2019

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10502-019-09322-y

EFF CASE Act Action Alert: “Tell Congress: Don’t Let a Quasi-Court Bankrupt Internet Users”

Posted in Copyright, Digital Copyright Wars, Internet Regulation, Legislation and Government Regulation on September 20th, 2019

https://act.eff.org/action/tell-congress-don-t-let-a-quasi-court-bankrupt-internet-users

Only Small Changes Made: "Thanks For Helping Us Defend the California Consumer Privacy Act"

Posted in Legislation and Government Regulation, Privacy on September 20th, 2019

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/09/worlds-most-destructive-botnet-returns-with-stolen-passwords-and-email-in-tow/


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