Digital Millennium Copyright Act
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a United States copyright law that implements two 1996 treaties of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). It criminalizes production and di...
An act to affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance
The bill H.R. 1580 (long title: "To affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance") was a bill introduced into the United States House of Representatives in the 113th United Sta...
Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006
The Internet Freedom and Nondiscrimination Act of 2006 is a bill in the United States House of Representatives. It is one of several bills on the topic of network neutrality proposed as part of a majo...
NET Act
The United States No Electronic Theft Act (NET Act), a federal law passed in 1997, provides for criminal prosecution of individuals who engage in copyright infringement under certain circumstances, ev...
Stored Communications Act
The Stored Communications Act (SCA, codified at 18 U.S.C. Chapter 121 §§ 2701–2712) is a law that addresses voluntary and compelled disclosure of "stored wire and electronic communications and transac...
Computer Security Act of 1987
The Computer Security Law of 1987, Public Law No. 100-235 (H.R. 145), (Jan. 8, 1988), was passed by the United States Congress. It was passed to improve the security and privacy of sensitive informati...
List of legislators who support or oppose SOPA/PIPA
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) are two proposed draft laws that are being considered by the United States Congress. Their stated goals are to increase the ability of U...
List of legislators who support or oppose SOPA/PIPA - Wikipedia
Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act
The Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act (OPEN Act) is a bill introduced in the United States Congress proposed as an alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act and PROTECT IP Act, by...
High Performance Computing and Communication Act of 1991
The High Performance Computing Act of 1991 (HPCA) is an Act of Congress promulgated in the 102nd United States Congress as (Pub.L. 102–194) on 1991-12-09. Often referred to as the Gore Bill, it was cr...
List of organizations with official stances on the SOPA and PIPA
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and PROTECT IP Act (PIPA) have found broad support from organizations that rely on copyright, including the Motion Picture Association of America, the Recording Indus...
List of organizations with official stances on the SOPA and PIPA - Wikipedia
Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act
The Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 and commonly pronounced ″glibba″, (Pub.L. 106–102, 113 Stat. 1338, enacted November 12,...
Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act - Wikipedia
English Wikipedia blackout
On January 18, 2012, a series of coordinated protests occurred against two proposed laws in the United States Congress—the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). These followed s...
English Wikipedia blackout - Wikipedia
Security and Freedom Through Encryption Act
The 'Security and Freedom Through Encryption Act' was approved in 1999 by the US Congress to affirm the rights of United States persons to use and sell encryption and to relax export controls on encry...
Murphy v. Millennium Radio Group LLC
Murphy v. Millennium Radio Group LLC is a 2011 U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals case concerning the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), copyright infringement, and defamation with regards to t...
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006
The Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006 (DOPA) is a bill (H.R. 5319) brought before the United States House of Representatives on May 9, 2006 by Republican Pennsylvania Representative (R-PA) Mike Fi...
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 (a common name for Title V of the Telecommunications Act of 1996) is a landmark piece of Internet legislation in the United States, codified at 47...
CAN-SPAM Act of 2003
The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 16, 2003, establishes the United States' first national standards for the sending of commercial e-mail and requires th...
Networking and Information Technology Research and Development
The Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) program consists of a group of U.S. federal agencies to research and develop information technology (IT) capabilities to empo...
Internet Radio Equality Act
The Internet Radio Equality Act, originally introduced as H.R. 2060 , is proposed legislation by Rep Jay Inslee (D) WA to nullify the May 1, 2007, determination of the Copyright Royalty Board modifyin...
Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011
The Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 (H.R. 1981) is a United States bill designed with the stated intention of increasing enforcement of laws related to the prosecution of c...
Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 - Wikipedia
Stop Online Piracy Act
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) was a United States bill introduced by U.S. Representative Lamar S. Smith (R-TX) to expand the ability of U.S. law enforcement to combat online copyright infringement...
Stop Online Piracy Act - Wikipedia
Internet Safety Act
The Internet Safety Act and the Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today's Youth Act were two United States bills introduced in 2009 requiring "a provider of an electronic commu...
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) is a United States federal law, located at 15 U.S.C. §§ 6501–6506 (Pub.L. 105–277, 112 Stat. 2681-728, enacted October&...