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Library: A Round-up of Reading

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Space Law
Prue Taylor & Lucy Stroud, Common Heritage of Mankind: A Bibliography of Legal Writing (2013)

Palazzo survives primary challenge, Knight advances in California – Space Politics

FAA Space Office Fares Better in Senate Appropriations Bill for FY2015 – Space Policy Online

Examining the Senate’s NASA funding bill – Space Politics

House Passes NASA Reauthorization Act of 2014 – SpaceRef

House Passes Bipartisan NASA Authorization Act – SpaceRef

House Appropriators Support RD-180 Replacement, Want More EELV Info – UPDATE – Space Policy Online

House Appropriators Recommend $220 Million for Rocket Engine – Space News

Space Fence Development Closely Tied to Upgrade of U.S. Air Force Control Center – Space News

NASA's human spaceflight program doomed to fail: study – Mars Daily

House approves NASA authorization bill – Space Politics

SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly – Space Travel

Russian Space Corporation Says Unable to Conduct Complete Overhaul of Space Industry – Space Daily

NASA Authorization Bill Easily Passes the House – UPDATED – Space Policy Online

Outer Space for a sustainable Earth – SpaceRef

Top News from the IAF's Global Space Applications Conference (GLAC) – SpaceRef

Senate Continues Work on Its Version of New NASA Authorization Bill – Space Policy Online

Space Access Society: Update on Shelby’s commercial cargo/crew poison pill – Space-for-all

Chinese military hackers target space industry: study – Space War

The First Commercial Space Activity: Communications Satellites – Roger Launius’s Blog

Update on Shelby’s effort to kill NASA commercial cargo & crew – SPace-for-all

USAF Rejected SpaceX Offer To Launch GPS 3 Satellites for $80M Each – Space News

Commercial space advocates rally against Senate report language – Space Politics

Jeff Foust, The commercial remote sensing boom, The Space Review

SN Blog | Commercial Space Advocates Rally Against Senate Report Language – Space News

Dale L. Skran, Space policy via the rearview mirror, The Space Review

Intelligence Bill Would Require Senate Confirmation for NRO Director and IG – Space Policy Online

Sarah M. Mountin, The Legality and Implications of Intentional Interference with Commercial Communication Satellite Signals, International Law Studies (Blue Book) Series (Vol. 90, 2014)

US Congressman & Intel Committee Chair Keynote Speaker for Space & Missile Defense Symposium – Directions Magazine

Senate Begins Debate on FY2015 Appropriations Bill for NASA, NOAA, FAA Space Office – Space Policy Online

Is ULA going its own way for an RD-180 replacement? – Space Politics

Administration opposes funding RD-180 replacement in defense bill – Space Politics

Aviation Law
Barriers to UAVs in US airspace – Space War

New aviation law course at Auckland Law School – Voxy

FAA approves first commercial use of drones — for BP – Salon

The FAA's First Commercially Approved Drone Is For Big Oil – Motherboard

Unmanned Aircraft Two Steps Closer to Airspace Integration – Aviation Law Prof Blog

AIRLINE COMPETITION: The Average Number of Competitors in Markets Serving the Majority of Passengers Has Changed Little in Recent Years, but Stakeholders Voice Concerns about Competition. GAO-14-515

Readings: The Diffusion of Drone Warfare: Industrial, Infrastructural and Organizational Constraints by Andrea Gilli and Mauro Gilli – Lawfare

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Jet Formation Display Team, County Londonderry) Regulations 2014 – UK

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Ascot) Regulations 2014 – UK

Kasaija Phillip Apuuli, The Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) in United Nations Peacekeeping: The Case of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ASIL Insights

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Northern Ireland International Air Show) Regulations 2014 – UK

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Dunsfold) Regulations 2014 – UK

The Air Navigation (Restriction of Flying) (Overton) Regulations 2014 – UK

Geospatial Law
NASA Official: A Landsat 8 Clone Would Cost More Than $650 Million – Space News

Russia Mulls Privatizing ERA-GLONASS Emergency Network – GPS Daily

Frost & Sullivan: Innovations Drive US Department of Defense Spending on Geospatial Technologies – Directions Magazine

Commercial remote sensing industry wins change to resolution limits – Space Politics

Eleventh Circuit Says No to Warrantless Cell Tracking, Calls Other Metadata Programs Into Question – Just Security

Cell Tower Data: Circuit Court Split on Search Issue – The Faculty Lounge

Late or Not, Galileo Positioned for a Global Embrace – Space News

DigitalGlobe Wins Approval of Relaxed Operating Restrictions, with Proviso – Space News

Will Telcos Follow ISPs and Extend Warrant Protection for All? – EFF

Leo Google – TeleFrieden

Germany’s Prosecutor Rolls Up His Sleeves On NSA Surveillance – Lawfare

Revenge Porn/Cyberstalking Conviction Doesn’t Violate First Amendment–US v. Osinger – Technology & Marketting Law Blog

Goodbye, Net Neutrality; Hello, Net Discrimination – TAP

In Harm's Way: The Dangers of a World Without Net Neutrality – EFF


EU and US data privacy rights: six degrees of separation – Concurring Opinions

Encryption as protest – Freedom to Tinker

(Almost) Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Net Neutrality – Cyborgology

What Values Does “Privacy” Protect? – Lawfare

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Reform Initiatives Can Help Improve Efficiency and Effectiveness. GAO-14-671T

SEC Commissioner Calls on Corporate Boards to Address Cybersecurity—Refers to NIST Cyber Framework as “the Bible” – Privacy and Security Law Blog

DDTC Deflates Cloud Puffery – Export Law Blog

FCC Rejects an Unlicensed Spectrum Etiquette – Again – Comm Law Blog

Stanford Journal of International Law (Vol. 50, no. 1, Winter 2014):

Dan Jerker B. Svantesson, The extraterritoriality of EU data privacy law — its theoretical justification and its practical effect on U.S. business

Paul Rosenzweig, International law and private actor active cyber defensive measures

Scott J. Shackelford & Amanda N. Craig, Beyond the new “digital divide”: analyzing the evolving role of national governments in Internet governance and enhancing cybersecurity

Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #23: An Interview with Congressman Mike Pompeo – Lawfare

The US Argues It Must Destroy Key NSA Evidence to Protect National Security – Motherboard

Net Neutrality: FCC Hack is a Speed Bump on the Internet Fast Lane – Hack-a-Day

New Ruling Shows the NSA Can’t Legally Justify Its Phone Spying Anymore – Wired

The FCC Can't Help Cities Trapped By Predatory Internet Deals With Big Telecom – Motherboard

EFF to Court: U.S. Warrants Don't Apply to Overseas Emails – EFF

FCC orders Comcast and Verizon to reveal how much Netflix pays for its fast lane – The Daily Dot

We have a reasonable expectation of privacy in online anonymity, rules Supreme Court (of Canada) – Concurring Opinions

Protecting Internet Freedom and American Interests: Required Reforms and Standards for ICANN Transition – The Heritage Foundation

The State of Cyberinsurance – Schneier on Security

Are Data Breach Investigations Privileged? – Information Law Group

Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age – Comons Lab

Feinstein-Chambliss Cybersecurity Info Sharing Bill – Lawfare

The Senate Is Officially Considering a CISPA Clone – Motherboard

Democrats Introduce Bill to Ban Internet Fast Lanes – Public Knowledge