House Republicans Signal Push for Data Breach Legislation

By | Inside Privacy | January 3, 2014
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In the wake of the recent Target Corp. credit card data breach, Congress is once again turning its attention to data breach legislation.In a memorandum to Republican lawmakers on January 2, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) stated that he intends to schedule legislation on security and breach notification requirements for federally facilitated healthcare exchanges when Congress resumes session next week.

FCC, Lawmakers Push to End Sports Blackouts – Dan Kirkpatrick

By | LXBN | January 2, 2014
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There’s never been more money pouring into sports television contracts then there is right now. A rapidly changing TV landscape has left sports programming as one of the last holdouts to remain immune to technological developments with on-demand video. But while the intersection of sports and television has benefited greatly from a favorable regulatory environment, that may soon change as both the FCC and lawmakers are taking a look at ending sports blackouts.