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Library: A Round-up of Reading

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Space Law
Space law is taking off – ABA Journal

Effects of Worst Satellite Breakups in History Still Felt Today –

WSJ op-ed calls on the President to kill the SLS – Space Politics

Iran Claims Successful Suborbital Launch of Monkey, But U.S. Cannot Confirm – Space Policy Online

Did Iran successfully launch monkey into space? – Brian Weeden – Fox News

Space monkey ‘big step’ for Iran: defence minister – Space Travel

President Obama urged to kill new NASA rocket being developed in Huntsville (video) – Huntsville Space Professionals

Benefits Weighed of “Disaggregation” for Military Space Systems – Space Policy Online

The fate of Baikonur: Will Russia’s space gates Open? – Space Daily

South Korea Launches Rocket in 1st Space Success –

South Korea declares successful rocket launch – Flightglobal

South Korean Defense Head Wants Longer-Range Ballistic Missiles ASAP – Missile Threat

Shelby vows to protect the SLS – Space Politics

South Korea Succeeds in Space Launch — UPDATE – Space Policy Online

On call: Satellite Data for Emergency Response – DLR

HASC Announces Subcommittee Members for 113th Congress – Space Policy Online

Space Insurers continue to make profits…but for how much longer? – Hyperbola

Question: Can the U.S. Legally Shoot Down A North Korean Rocket? – Missile Threat

North Korea muddies ESA’s aim to clean-up space – Flightglobal

Iran ‘Monkeygate’ Raises Suspicions – Red Orbit News Publishes New Fact Sheet on 113th Congress Space-Related Legislation – Space Policy Online

Another Russian Launch Failure: Sea Launch Zenit Rocket Fails at Launch – Space Policy Online

Ten (and three) years later… – Space Politics

PLA anti-satellite weapons pose challenge to US – Missile Threat

Intelsat 27 satellite lost in launch failure – Hyperbola

Remnants from latest missile launch reveal significant N. Korean ICBM capability – Missile Threat

SWF Holds Panel Discussion on Poland’s Accession to the European Space Agency – SWF

North Korea missile display contradicts claim of rocket launch – Missile Threat

Aviation Law
38/1 Air & Space Law Journal:

Sean McGonigle, ‘Past its Use-By Date: Regulation 868 Concerning Subsidy and State Aid in International Air Services’

Ruwantissa Abeyratne, ‘Air Cargo Security: The Need for Sustainability and Innovation’

Lazar Vrbaski, ‘Liability of Air Navigation Service Providers: Towards an International Solution’

Maria José Viegas, ‘Passengers with Reduced Mobility in the European Union: Legal Issues Regulation (EC) No 1107/2006 of 5 July 2006′

Is A Safety Pilot Acting As A Second In Command? Not Necessarily – Aviation Law Discussions

CRS Report on Domestic Drones – Lawfare

Drone Programs Spark Budgetary, Privacy, Legal Concerns – Secrecy News

Explosives Detection Canine Program: Actions Needed to Analyze Data and Ensure Canine Teams Are Effectively Utilized. GAO-13-239, January 31. – GAO

Integration of Drones into Domestic Airspace: Selected Legal Issues, January 30, 2013. – CRS

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS): Manufacturing Trends, January 30, 2013. – CRS

Geospatial Law
Publishing more detailed maps of North Korea – Google Maps

Google Maps adds data on North Korea – North Korea Tech

Responding to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on Probable Cause and Standing to Challenge GPS Searches – The Volokh Conspiracy

German Activists Punch Out Big Brother’s Eyes – Threat Level

Going Off the Radar – Air Force General Counsel Blog

Cyber Law
A dubious proposal for amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act – The Volokh Conspiracy

Specially Designated Global Twitterers Booted – Export Law Blog

Government Appetite Growing for Twitter User Data – Threat Level

China Hacks the New York Times? Probably. – Lawfare

A Policy Prescription for the American Internet Economy – TAP

Activists Flood Government Agencies With FOIA Requests in Tribute to Aaron Swartz – Threat Level

The Anonymous Dilemma – Air Force General Counsel Blog

The Cybersecurity and American Cyber Competitiveness Act of 2013 – Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Researchers Find Serious Security Flaws in Universal Plug and Play – Threat Level

Congress Demands Justice Department Explain Aaron Swartz Prosecution – Threat Level

Asymmetrical USG Reactions to Cyber Exploitations and Cyber Attacks – Lawfare

Schmidt’s Internet message “well received,” says Richardson – North Korea Tech

Are You Safe from Cyber Voyeurism? – Air Force General Counsel Blog

Drafting Problems With the Second Version of “Aaron’s Law” from Rep. Lofgren – The Volokh Conspiracy

‘Aaron’s Law’ Proposes Reining in Federal Anti-Hacking Statute – Threat Level

Online Retailers Stumped by Internet Marketing Self-Regulation in an Unwelcome Holiday Surprise – Information Law Group

The People’s Republic of Hacking – CFR

Does the Stored Communications Act Protect an Email’s Subject Line From Disclosure? – Information Law Group

“Tom the Dancing Bug” on the Scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act — And A Related Note from My Computer Crime Casebook – The Volokh Conspiracy

Hacking Is Good for Democracy – Wired

Cybersecurity: Cyber Crime Protection Security Act (S.2111) — A Legal Analysis, January 28, 2013 – CRS