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  • President Suspends Travel from India Effective May 4 Due to COVID Risks

    With daily news reports of India’s current COVID crisis worsening, President Biden issued a Presidential Proclamation, effective May 4, 2021, suspending entry to the United States from India for individuals in temporary immigration statuses who have been present in India within the prior 14-day period. The travel restriction does not apply to US citizens or...

  • Episode 351: When will Cyberattacks on the Grid Become the New Normal?

    In the news roundup, David Kris digs into rumors that Chinese malware attacks may have caused a blackout in India at a time when military conflict was flaring on the two nation’s Himalayan This leads us to Russia’s targeting of the US grid and to uneasy speculation on how well our regulatory regime is adapted to preventing successful grid attacks. The Biden administration is starting...

  • Episode 295: The line between deepfake legislation and deeply fake legislation

      There’s a fine line between legislation addressing deepfakes and legislation that is itself a deep fake. Nate Jones reports on the only federal legislation addressing the problem so far. I claim that it is well short of a serious regulatory effort – and pretty close to a fake law. In contrast, India seems serious...

  • Stewart Baker Appears on This Week in Law

    Earlier this month, Stewart appeared as a guest on Episode 434 of This Week in Law with Denise Howell. Members of Congress want to know the potential impact of deepfakes, India’s Aadhaar ID database is hacked, EU could fine companies for not removing terrorist content in an hour, U.S. policy on Cyber warfare, vending machines...

  • Commerce Department Eases Certain Export Controls on India

    Tomorrow, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will ease certain US export controls on India, as part of the US commitments under the India–US Joint Statement of June 7, 2016, which recognized the United States and India as Major Defense Partners.  BIS is amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to establish a...

  • India Next Member of the US Global Entry Program

    On June 3, 2016, India’s Ministry of External Affairs, the Consular, Passport and Visa Division, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to begin the membership procedure for the US Global Entry Program. The two countries would like to complete India’s entry into the Global Entry Program within...

  • Judge Engelmayer Permits Service Via Social Media

    In September, the Federal Trade Commission filed an ex parte action against PCCare247 Inc. and other defendants, alleging that they operated a scheme that tricked consumers into spending money to fix non-existent computer problems.  Last week, Judge Engelmayer granted the FTC’s motion pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4(f)(3), to serve five India-based defendants in that action via...

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