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Library: A Round-up of Reading

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Space Law
Rules Drafted for Dropping Satellite Gear from Export List – Space News

Matt Greenhouse, A values-based approach toward national space policy, The Space Review

Maneuver in the Commons – The Diplomat

National Archives Highlighting Nixon, Ford Contributions to the Space Program – Space Policy Online

My notes on the 2013 Planetary Defense Conference – doctorlinda

FTC Approves Gencorp (Aerojet) Acquisition of PWR Despite Monopoly – NASA Watch

House Appropriations Committee Clears FY2014 Defense Appropriations Bill – Space Policy Online

More on nuking asteroids – Doctor Linda

Tweaking the proposed export control reforms for hosted payloads and suborbital vehicles – Space Politics

With Chinese Option Blocked, European-built Satellite To Fly Atop Falcon 9 – Space News

NASA under fire for advancing Orbital Sciences commercial cargo cash – Hyperbola

Aviation Law
FAA cuts, exhausted pilots, ancient planes: Is your flight really safe? – Salon

Geospatial Law
Spatial Law and Policy Update (June 7, 2013) – Spatial Law and Policy Blog

Does the PRISM leak expose the NSA’s surveillance program to legal challenge? – FP Passport

King, Pan, and Roberts, How Censorship in China Allows Government Criticism but Silences Collective Expression, American Political Science Review

First Lawsuit Over NSA Phone Scandal Targets Obama, Verizon – Threat Level

EFF and ACLU Request FISA Court Unseal Its Opinions on Legality of Surveillance Conducted Under FISA Amendments, Patriot Act ~p – Groklaw

Spy Court Urged to Unmask Legal Basis for NSA Dragnet Phone Surveillance – Threat Level

The Delete Squad: Google, Twitter, Facebook and the new global battle over the future of free speech – The New Republic

Does the Fourth Amendment regulate the NSA’s analysis of call records? The FISC might have ruled it does. – Concurring Opinions

Google Seeks OK From Feds to Disclose Stats on Secret Court Orders – Threat Level

Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet – CFR

Diving into Domestic Data Mining – Opinio Juris

William Galston on the NSA Controversies – Lawfare

Federal Cybersecurity Initiatives Demand Vigilance of Communication and Energy Infrastructure Owners and Operators – Privacy and Security Law Blog

Saudi Arabia plans to block WhatsApp within weeks: report – Reuters