California Allows Lawsuits Against ‘Cyber Flashers’

Irina Baranova

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Californians who find themselves victims of “cyber flashing” can sue under a new law signed Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The law aims to punish and deter those who send unsolicited sexually explicit messages via text, email, or other electronic means. Recipients have received such unwelcome […]

Today on Lawfare – Lawfare

Irina Baranova

Subscribe to receive this newsletter directly to your inbox.   Articles Social Media Transparency Rules, Zauderer Standard Head to Supreme Court Corbin Barthold analyzed the aftermath of the Eleventh Circuit’s decision in NetChoice v. Moody, arguing that the Supreme Court will have to clarify the law surrounding compelled commercial speech […]

Government reveals ambition to drastically reduce cybercrime

Irina Baranova

Credit: Alltechbuzz_net/Pixabay The government has announced an ambition to drastically reduce the volume of cybercrime – and the onus on individuals to ensure their own security online. A consultation has been launched to help officials better understand the current threats posed to citizens and businesses by potential breaches of online accounts […]

FERC meeting: Manchin bill, gas woes and cyber ‘candy’

Irina Baranova

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is ready to implement new authority outlined in Sen. Joe Manchin’s permitting bill, but it would be “foolish” for the agency to do so without state input, FERC Chair Richard Glick said yesterday. The “Energy Independence and Security Act” — which was introduced Wednesday by […]