A cyber-espionage system named TURLA has infected thousands of government computers across Europe and the U.S. TURLA is suspected to be a Russian system and probably a recent mutation of Agent BTZ, an espionage worm that infected some U.S. systems as early as 2006. As early as 2007, a virus named Careto or “Mask” was […]
This piece, written by ACI president Steve Pociask, discusses the best way to get broadband services to be faster, cheaper, better and more innovative. He writes: “If you want broadband providers to put on the gas, regulators need to get their foot off the brake.” His piece explains why and can be read in Real Clear Policy.
Identity theft is a huge problem in the US, and it appears to be only getting worse. According to a study released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 16.6 million people had their identities stolen in 2012, which accounts for 7% of all people over the age of 16. Considering that the number of cases […]
Privacy invasions by federal agencies have been widely covered. Their intrusions were known to the Hill and White House, although our representatives were atypically silent on the issue. Thousands in DC who had not been briefed understood that email scanning and the capture of telephone metadata were possible, even likely on a massive scale. As […]
Today, ACI applauds members of the Michigan House of Representatives today for passing HB5108, repealing an outdated and misguided Michigan law that prohibits the resale for live event tickets for more than face value. “Arbitrarily capping secondary ticket sales to the original asking price is nothing more than the state interfering with consumer choice to sell […]