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Maybe FCC Will Punish Mobile Carriers That Sold Location Data

While FCC chairman Ajit Pai said at least one wireless carrier sold location data in violation of federal law, it is far from clear whether the offending entity will face any penalties.

Government, Privacy, Geolocation

For Whom the Bill Tolls: Encryption

A proposed bill by Sen. Lindsey Graham to prevent online child exploitation imagery could have a disastrous effect on end-to-end encryption.

Government, Encryption

Senators Propose Cybersecurity Coordinators for Every State

A bipartisan group of Senators are interested in establishing a cybersecurity leader for each state in order to increase the states' abilities to respond to cyberattacks.

Government, Incident Response, Ransomware, Legislation

Industry Groups Don’t Like Commerce Department’s Supply Chain Security Rules

Multiple business groups have pushed back on the Department of Commerce's proposed supply chain rules on information and communications technology supply chain security due to vague language and undefined scope.

Supply Chain, Government

Lawmakers Ask FCC to Do Something About SIM Swapping

Criminals can bypass two-factor authentication and hijack user accounts by simply convincing a mobile carrier to swap SIM cards for a phone number. A group of Senators and Representatives are asking the FCC to protect consumers from these kinds of scams.

Government, Mobile Security