European Parliament Adopts New Legislation to Fight Cyber Crime

By | LXBN | July 5, 2013

On July 4, 2013, the European Parliament adopted new EU legislation to fight cyber crime. The Directive on attacks against information systems (the “Directive”) (see the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs’ report tabled for plenary), together with the launch of the European Cybercrime Centre and the adoption of the EU cybersecurity strategy, will strengthen the EU’s overall response to cyber crime and contribute to improving cybersecurity for all EU citizens.

Will Americans Find Coverage On Health Insurance Exchanges to Be “Affordable?”

Will Americans Find Coverage On Health Insurance Exchanges to Be “Affordable?”

In 1999, 86.4% of the U.S. population had health insurance coverage. In 2011, 84.3% had health insurance coverage. Between 1999 and 2011, the number of people with health insurance increased from 239.1 million to 260.2 million, but coverage did not keep pace with population growth. Private insurance coverage has decreased from 202 million people to 197 million.